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A Fresh Start

Where is this? What happened to that? What am I supposed to be doing? Why am I so stressed?

These were just some of the questions that were rolling through my mind this past week. 499 more words

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Attachment: What Humans Were Designed to Do (and Be)

The following quote comes from Wikipedia, original source Howe, D. (2011) Attachment across the life course, London: Palgrave.

“In the presence of a sensitive and responsive caregiver, the infant will use the caregiver as a “safe base” from which to explore. 293 more words


You've taken your first step into a larger world...

I’ve always liked the character of Ben (Obi-wan) Kenobi from the original trilogy of Star Wars. There’s something about the way he approaches each situation that he comes across. 628 more words

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An (Un)expected Journey...

Well, maybe this isn’t so unexpected in the sense of, “I didn’t think it would happen”. But it certainly is unexpected in the sense of, “I thought it would take longer than this.” 733 more words

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Sanders Family Unabridged Part 1 (December 2014)

“Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.” Hebrews 11:1

Going back and reading through my journals, in order to accurately write this “Sanders Family Unabridged” series, has been a journey in itself. 1,541 more words


Healthy Transitions, Part Two

Following up from our last post, here are some helpful hints for a healthy transition: 1. Ensure that your child’s basic needs are met At the core, every child needs to know that he is taken care of, provided for, and loved. 261 more words

First Light


My kids both amaze me. They are both compassionate, caring and smart people. The clever bits are more difficult for most people to see in our girl. 212 more words