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Preparing for Flight: How Parents can Help

Having High School aged kids means your life is filled with lots of challenges.  For the kids, we are hoping they will juggle academics with sports, clubs, jobs, friends, romances, volunteering and ALSO plan their future by researching careers, educational paths and handling all things related to financial aid and scholarships.   1,318 more words

High School

Out for dinner

We took Hattie and Joe out for dinner last night, which was hugely exciting for them because it involved being up past their normal bedtime. They were a little disappointed that it was still light when we got home, but all in all they were satisfied with their dining experience, which involved apple juice (drinking juice is considered a HUGE treat in our house), and a cool clown-themed ice cream pudding. 2,387 more words

Twin Life

Love Languages of Littles

Everyone has heard about or read these books by Gary Chapman, seen the lists…either way. You’ve got some concept of meeting your loved ones where they are. 495 more words


Here’s what we know about alcohol & pregnancy

“This infographic provides an overview of what we know about alcohol and pregnancy and the kinds of support women deserve. It was developed with support from Canada FASD Research Network and its Prevention Network Action Team with a goal of promoting engagement between women, partners, providers and communities.” 10 more words

Elie and Earlsferry Treasure Trail

The prospect of a walk this morning was greeted with the usual moans and groans. Gone are the days when my son was more or less happy to go anywhere I suggested. 322 more words

Great Outdoors

Ed Sheeran's Folk Song! Why Not?

The Punished and Modern Day Press Gangs

In my coming-of-age book, The Punished, about family life and relationships in extraordinary times, a determined young woman is inveigled into fighting abroad for the British SOE (Special Operations Executive). 485 more words


#Metoo and A Collection of Dreams

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(I was looking for an image to put with this post and came across this children’s book. This is exactly what I’m talking about near the end of this post. 3,501 more words
Dream Journal