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15 Ways To Love Your Child

  1. Take time to listen to your children. Consider their point of view and respect it.
  2. Focus on your children’s good qualities and praise them. Avoid negative labels.
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To the Moon and Back- or Maybe Just to Massachusetts

When we agreed to send Jackson to camp up in North Andover this summer and to allow him to spend time with his cousins, auntie and nana, I just kept thinking four weeks was such a long time for him to be away.   417 more words

Children/ Family

Lazy ass

Was gonna upload some pics – but it means getting out my chair to get my phone, and USB wire, and thehard drive

Been a sunny hot day out in the garden in between packing (I lie – no packing got done – it just sounds industrious) 80 more words


(One of) The Talk(s)

The other day I posted about the sad reality that any child at any age is susceptible to porn, and in that post I suggested that parents talk to their child about their sexuality and about porn. 740 more words



I was recently reminded once again that porn is no respecter of age; it preys on all ages…adults, teenagers, children – none are immune. Nobody is immune, really. 640 more words


May as well be the World Cup

It’s been a couple of years since the boy-child played competitive sport, but throughout his life he’s played soccer, basketball, touch rugby and judo. Over the years he collected a few trophies, but I suspect this is the one that meant the most. 226 more words


Thankful Thursday: The Gift of Children

Last weekend, some friends of mine asked me to take pictures of their twin son and daughter’s Christening. I warned them that I am better at taking pictures of flowers than people but they laughed and asked me anyway. 518 more words