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June 2012

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I Don’t Have To Be Perfect To Parent

 I have so much to learn.  About so many things.   Some days just seem to be easier than others.  You have days like this also? One thing I have learned?  That I don’t have to be perfect to parent.…

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Give Bad Behavior A “Name,” When Your Children Argue

There were children arguing in my home this morning.  I was brushing my hair, and I could hear the argument begin.  I knew the details, I could hear their voices change in tone and volume, and I could predict…

A Soft Answer Turns Away Wrath… But…

Do your Children Fight and Argue – Part 2  Words – They have the power to claim the moment. Your children are learning this.   They listen. They learn. They repeat. Sit for a minute with me today – and…

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They Fight Like Cats And Dogs

“My children fight with each other all of the time.” “I don’t even know if my children love one another.” “They never get along”. “My children say such mean things to their siblings.” “Nothing I do seems to make…

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I Am Fine – Do You Know What This Really Means?

I ask my dear daughter if everything is ok. She replies that she is fine. This word – Fine. It tells a mom of a daughter so much. I am learning to SEE my daughters when they are weary…

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Make Your Own Yogurt – And Love It!

Preparation for Homemade Yogurt!                                                                       Have…

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Because Being Real Is Important

My Real-Life Mom Moment –  Because I don’t do “Pretend.” Perhaps you can relate. Who needs pretend?  My life is a swirling mass of life, decisions, messiness, and people. I live with a lot of people.  Little people, Big people, In-between…