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I Shouldn't Have Yelled Over Spilt Milk

This morning I was tidying up the kitchen area, getting ready to leave the house when my three year old, Lucy, came in and grabbed a box of crackers from the pantry exclaiming that she was hungry. 498 more words

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Announcing the 2014 Retreat!

Radiant Living and Learning Retreat
October 23 – 27, 2014
Cleburne, Texas
(1 hour south of Fort Worth and 1.5 hours southwest of Dallas)

Every little bit of freedom that a child is allowed in determining how they spend their days living and learning is a step in the right direction.  383 more words

Fall Retreat

Easing the Stress of Day Care Pick Ups

Balancing work with family life is a challenge many families deal with at some stage or another. We have been juggling this reality in our house for just over a year now and it hasn’t been easy. 1,285 more words

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Successful Motherhood in Ten Points (From a Two-Time Promotion Earner)

As of March 11, 2014, I have been a mother for a full decade.

“Mom” is the only job I’ve ever had at which I have felt successful. 2,301 more words

My Crazy Life

I can't Always Protect my Children From Hurt and Why I Don't Always Want to

I think it is a natural instinct for parents to want to protect their children from pain. Not just physical pain, but emotional pain. For me, I find my Mama Bear instinct particularly strong when I see my child being treated unjustly by her peers. 929 more words

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A Respectful Parenting Resource

I have been learning about and implementing RIE (pronounced Rye and short for Resources for Infant Educarers) parenting for about 16 months now. Over that time, I have experimented with… 2,750 more words

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