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Letting go of perfection

Letting Go of Perfection

The battle of perfection constantly wages in me and pulls at the corner of my heart. It is one of those things that I have to be constantly aware of, because when I least expect it, the desire for perfection can bubble up.  During the holidays, my dream of perfection often tries to re-surface. Whether […]

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The Wide World of Play Dates

The Wide World of Play Dates

“Can I pleaseeeee go to a friend’s house?” is the first question I’m greeted with when I walk in the door. My favorite five-and-a-half year old has recently discovered the world of play dates and she is obsessed. From our yard, I can see several other houses, so I’m comfortable with her riding her bike […]

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Steps for dealing with disappointment

Steps for Dealing with Disappointment

I was listening to the radio the other day and the hosts were talking about what they wished they could still get away with as adults that they could as kids. One host responded that he wished he could still get away with throwing temper tantrums. And really, don’t we all? I mean, who hasn’t […]

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never-say-never

Never Say Never

“I will never let my child(ren) ______________________”, you fill in the blank. I think it’s safe to say that as moms we’ve all muttered these words aloud at one time or another. If you don’t want to admit that you said it, you at least thought it. Be honest. I know I did. I can think […]

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