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My Decision to Stop Reading Parenting Books

My gas tank was running on fumes. With every day passing, I felt more defeated and deflated. I was feeling more helpless, frustrated, and admittedly resentful. I was desperate for change, and even just the slightest bit of improvement. I had been encountering several months of difficult behavior from my son and I finally felt […]

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‘Twas the Night Before Motherhood

‘Twas the night before motherhood, when all through the room the nurses checked the monitors and you were still in my womb. The board highlighted our one major goal, a new precious baby with a sweet little soul. Your daddy was tucked away in his hospital chair, while I waited in boredom and thought, “How […]

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Mindfulness and the March of Time

With all the talk of Father Noel lately, I wanted to talk about another old man with a long white beard: Father Time. Often carrying an hourglass, he is the somewhat creepy personification of the constant flow of time. Otherwise known as Time Flies, the Race Against Time, Can’t We Stop Time, All in Good […]

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What happened to “It Takes A Village”?

What happened to “It Takes A Village”?

We all know that saying, “it takes a village”, mostly referring to raising kids, yet so many of us don’t actually live or practice what that saying actually means.  In many other countries, that ‘village’ is real, and they take care of each other and raise one anothers’ children. Many rural areas (not in the […]

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