Browsing Tag:Parenting

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Why we need to practice self-care as Parents

This morning, my family gave me the gift of silence. My kids are still sleeping, and my husband is working for me so I can rest. It occurred to me how rare this is and how as moms we don't get silence and rest near enough. We are even expected to deal with it, embrace it, and treat it...
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How Motherhood Changes as Your Kids Get Older

Tonight, I got frustrated at my 15 year old. He apologized for something he had done earlier but didn't understand why I was so upset. It was something to do with school work because lately I have been a little harder on him about getting things done and my expectations. He wants to go to college, and I want...
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The Importance of One on One time

My kids look forward to these times, and I do too. These are the times where the kids open up more about their feelings and what is going on in their lives. Crankles does not do this so much yet, but she is little. It helps you continually bond with your kids and let them know they are special...
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How Life is Like with Toddlers

Living with a toddler is kinda like living with a pint-sized dictator. Their word is law. It is subject to change, and if you do not tow the line, you will be punished (usually with thrown food or flailing on the ground while screeching in a high-pitched noise).Let's take a look at all the ways I have been awful...
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To all the moms of young explorers

It is then that I need to remember that this stage is so short. She will not be like this forever. The world is so new to her still. She just wants to explore. She wants to see this beauty that I take for granted. She wants to see "treasures" and imagine that they are something super cool instead...
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Toddler Logic

(Figured it is also time to bring back Wordful Wednesday...Besides, I take way too many pictures to keep them to myself.)Why yes, this is a My Little Pony eating a bowl of Cheerios. Why is her head buried in the bowl? Well apparently, Miss Crankles (the Toddler formerly known as Sweet Pea) decided that she was NOT going to...
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Honestly…

A mother shares her thoughts on fears and moving forward from miscarriage and its effects even after the rainbow baby is born.
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