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What Makes A Perfect Life?

Today I read an article entitled,  Appeal to the United Nations. The article, dated November 2015, discussed how more couples are choosing elective abortions when they find out that their baby has Down Syndrome. 244 more words

Inspirational

In Which We Learn A Lesson in Different Doesn't Mean Wrong

As a parent, one is constantly on the look out for teaching moments. Especially since these moments don’t just stroll to your front door waiting for you to call out in your best impression of British butler voice, “You may enter.” Sometimes, these moments come as 140 characters disguised as a math joke. 160 more words

Parenting

Around The Bend In The Road

One of my passions in life is to listen to people’s stories. To know people through their stories. To see people through their experiences. To try and understand the meaning behind the expressions. 122 more words

Inspirational

The Speed of Research

A couple of nights ago, I attended a lecture series given by the Department of Education of the town university.  The evening consisted of twelve five minute speeches given by the university professors.   777 more words

Family

Bedtime Storytelling Ritual

I’m trying to write today’s blog post, but I have zero ideas on what to write. As I sit here and think, my daughter sitting next to me is watching Wild Kratts, or as she likes to call it, The Kratt Brothers.   488 more words

Family

You don’t need more motivation. You don’t need to be inspired to action. You don’t need to read any more lists and posts about how you’re not doing enough.

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Life

Authenticity

When Anya was little, we taught her a big word: Extinguish. And as new, proud parents, we showed off her verbal skills by having her answer one question around guests – 962 more words

Kids