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“Stop Being So Sensitive!”

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Pretty much since her birth, my daughter has been what we’ve called “extra sensitive.” She’s always hated loud noises or busy places. On her first birthday, when the cat accidentally sneaked out of the house, my raised voice of frustration spooked her so badly that my mom had to take …

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Turasa: An awesome yoga game for kids and adults

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I enjoy yoga. It has so many benefits and I find it completely relaxing. My little girls like to practice yoga, too. They have little yoga mats and sometimes we can be found chanting “om” and setting intentions for the day before breakfast. Last week I was contacted to see …

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Why I Will Not Use Writing as a Punishment

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As I watched my daughter in her tumbling class a couple weeks ago, I couldn’t help but eavesdrop on a conversation —because it was happening right next to me—between the mom sitting beside me and another mother. They were bemoaning the obstinate attitudes of their preteen girls, swapping ideas about …

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Dangers of Social Media and Technology for our Kids

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There are some obvious dangers of social media that as parents we know exist.  We all must protect our children and teach them that there are predators everywhere and their social media accounts need to be kept private.  As much as we try to do this, have you ever looked …

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A promise of being a better reflection

You look fantastic

My daughter stood in the mirror for a good ten minutes yesterday morning while saying “I look FAAANNNNTASSSTTIIIC!!” She then requested lipstick and her sunglasses, and hauled her little chair to the bathroom so that she could continue this little play. She DID look pretty fantastic. I can’t say I …

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Thoughts That Go Through My Head Before 7:30 am

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Most mornings for me are a blur and I’m just happy to get through the work week. It’s the little things we celebrate in our home.  No matter how prepared I am, I am never prepared enough for my toddler’s hurricane of emotions. YAY for being a Mommy! I’m finding that …

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