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Eight powerful ways to mold your children into leaders

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We all want our children to become leaders.

Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to grow to be courageous, passionate, and authentic. 1,199 more words

Mothering is Curious

A Girl Named Marabell-lee

By Zaynab Abdullah


Marabell-lee was a little girl

Whose father was a father

And whose mother was a mother… 233 more words


The rocky path to separation

It’s been a while since I posted, life has had it’s downs and downers. I got a new job I quit the new job, it wasn’t a good fit for either parties. 826 more words

Family School Work Stuff

Let kids learn by hacking their toys

Children, unlike most adults, have imaginations that are unconstrained by either themselves or society. For an 8- or 10-year-old, anything and everything seems possible. Burning with curiosity about the world around them, they can transform mundane objects into toys, invent entire worlds in a heartbeat, and become lost in daydreams one minute, only to fire off a barrage of (often unanswerable) questions the next. 713 more words

I'd Rather Watch a Winner

I’d rather watch a winner than hear one any day
So please, my loving parents let your lives show me the way.
I’m only a reflection of what you taught today… 36 more words


Reflecting on Year Three of Homemaking

Wow! I can’t believe it’s been three years already! Today marks my third anniversary of becoming a full-time homemaker. Around my 2-year anniversary last June, I… 807 more words


Parenting Lessons from a Random White Guy

So… my friend posted this article from Mamahub on his facebook page – and invited my take on it. I pointed out, first and foremost, that this man is LOATHED in many indigenous circles because he represents the very worst in cultural exploitation. 1,995 more words