Equally Inspiring

I am a huge fan of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team.  I didn’t grow up watching or playing soccer, but having a husband and two boys that are passionate about the game, I soon became interested.  Then, during the Summer Olympics of 2012, I watched the Women’s Team, led by Abby Wambach, win gold

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Ask First

The responsibilities of parenting are endless.  There is always one more thing on our to-do list.  It seems for every one task we mark complete, three more crop up in its place.  One of the best things we can do is ask for help.  This can be difficult to do because it almost feels like

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Play Ball?

My boys were finishing up their flag football season and we had arrived early to the fields for their last games.  We set up our chairs on the sidelines of a U15 game that was still in progress.  We weren’t prepared for the intensity of the competition on the fields and on the sidelines.  The

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Let Grumpy Be

We are in the midst of a serious negotiation in my house.  My eight year is lobbying hard for a later bedtime.  He has serious FOMO (fear of missing out).  He is convinced that his older brother is having the time of his life that extra half hour he gets to stay up.  While my

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That’s Entertainment

“Every child has inside him an aching void for excitement and if we don’t fill it with something which is exciting and interesting and good for him, he will fill it with something which is exciting and interesting which isn’t good for him” -Theodore Roosevelt It’s true.  Kids left to their own devices often find

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