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School’s Out: Let the Learning Begin with a Summer Chore Chart

Do you cringe thinking about how much time your children spend in front of a screen throughout the summer? Is it a struggle to get your children to play outside? Do you tire of cleaning up after your children when they’re home all day? Have you ever considered a summer chore chart? A teaching opportunity.  [...]
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Words With Kids: Stealing Individual Time

This is the fourth in a series about communication between you and your child. Why focus on communication? Brazilian educator Paulo Freire says it best: “Yet only through communication can human life hold meaning.” We talk to our children from birth; we spend countless hours and millions of words communicating with them over a lifetime. […]

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Sustainability: Making Time To Love On the Daily

In regards to parenting a young child, a dear friend once told me, “don’t lose yourself in the temporary.” It had been a tough day of juggling parenting and work – all my resources felt drained. From work deadlines and a teething, cranky toddler to a pile of projects clamoring for my limited energy, the […]

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My First New Year’s Resolution: Pay More Attention

Time with them is slipping through my fingers, like water wildly gushing from a faucet. I know I can do nothing to stop or alter the flow. But I need to do a better job of closing my fingers and creating a cup to drink from and savor before it flows over and passes me […]

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Stay Calm. You’ve GOT This. Now Make Sure THE KIDS See That.

I want my kids to have faith that I can handle anything. I want my kids to learn how to handle things themselves. I want my kids to have faith in their ability to handle things all by themselves. This doesn’t happen overnight.  This doesn’t happen from one conversation. It happens when we show them, […]

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