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Just another reminder....

Today, my son was accepted to his first choice in college.  I’m so excited for him. This time in his life is a critical part of his growing up. 82 more words

Parenting Lessons

Having My Daughter Was More about Finding Me than Raising a Person

No one is going to argue with this, at least I hope not, but parenting is 90% a reflection of how the parents were raised, what memories and joys we cherish and trying to recreate those for our kids, and 10% what we listen to (terrified) on the Today Show. 1,277 more words


The White Canvas shoe

Often we tend to buy things that we feel would define us.  A pair of jeans of this brand, a shirt of this color, or a lip gloss of a particular shade.   863 more words


A mommy lesson to kick off Advent

I opened my computer with the thought of writing about the Christmas stress that so quickly descends upon us. I know our budget has already felt the restraints tighten and we aren’t even to December yet. 619 more words


Electronic Leases - The GPS Tracker Watch

You’ve all seen those poor children, either dragged behind or pulling on the child-harness their parents have strapped to them. They’ve been reduced to the same status as Grover the dog. 723 more words

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Let Her Eat the Apple Stem...and the core

What do you consider unpleasant? I’m not asking about harm or danger, I’m asking about your comfort and your empathetic-induced impediment when others do things that you personally don’t like and try to persuade them that they also should not partake in the said unpleasant activity. 549 more words

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Lessons from an Unexpected Evening with Both Kids

My wife fell terribly ill Monday night.  That sort of huddled in a ball, rocking back and forth, pleading for mercy sort of ill.  It sucked.  960 more words