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Identity Formation and Racial Tensions

Lately there has been a lot of talk on my Facebook feed about racism, discrimination and overall tensions between races. And, if it’s not all over your Facebook feed, you’ll find it all over the news. 686 more words


When the best child care is never too far from home

It’s a typical Saturday morning, and once again my plan to sleep in is crushed at 6 a.m. when a little voice asks, “Mom, can I go to Nana and Papa’s house?” 384 more words


homeschool + coffee

One of my favorite things about homeschooling is the portability aspect! A little math & hot chocolate for her, a little reading & coffee for me. ❤️

Raising Kids

1- 8 of Awesome and Fluid Parenting

Here is my TOP EIGHT for “awesome parenting”…

  1. Any parent who has read “The Five Love Languages of Children” is off to a good start.
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Don’t Forget to Wave (Prayer Devotional for the week of September 14, 2014)

I walk my younger kids to the bus stop each morning, and I stand across the street a couple of houses away – far enough to give them some space but close enough that they know I’m watching in case they get any foolhardy ideas and forget how to behave. 409 more words


Breakfast in Bed

A month or so ago my daughter made me breakfast in bed on a cutting board. It consisted of a very colorful arrangement of strawberries, grapes, a banana and orange juice but breakfast nonetheless! 41 more words


The Joy of a Good List

Everyday I start with a list. I like lists. There’s something about a pencil scratching on a pad that makes me feel like I’m in control. 406 more words