Positively Resolved

In a recent meeting I attended, a colleague asked me about my boys.  I felt lit up from the inside as I talked about their recent achievements and other various details of their lives.  After I finished ‘my-kids-are-awesome’ spiel, she commented that she was impressed that I am enjoying them so much at this age.

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The Greatest Gift

  In case you might have forgotten, you are awesome.  You read that right…you are awesome. How do I know this?  All I have to do is ask your kids.  Kids don’t need perfection from you, they only need you exactly as you are.  If you gave your kids a chance to pick anyone in

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What I Don’t Know for Sure

I remember before I had kids, I was going to be so good at parenting.  All the kids I saw running crazily about in the world would never be mine due to my carefully placed boundaries and expectations.  It was so much easier to parent in my imagination than it has been to actually parent.

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Are You Brave Enough?

As a blog writer and contributor, I am constantly on the lookout for inspiration.  It can come in the form of a book or article I read, a conversation I have with another parent or interactions I have with my own kids.  The more open-minded I am, the more opportunities I have to spark my

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Do You Believe?

How do you handle the Santa situation?  When is a good time to tell your kids the ‘truth’?  If Santa isn’t applicable to your household, what about the Tooth Fairy or any other aspect of family life that is slightly ‘magical’? So far, my eight year old is still solidly into believing.  He has this

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