Alien Bait

My oldest son and I were sitting at our kitchen table having some dinner.  I had fed my younger son earlier and sent him on his way to a friend’s house.  I was enjoying my one-on-one conversation with my eldest.  He had completed a science project outlining some facts about a recently identified dwarf planet

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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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The Stories We Tell Ourselves

I recently read an article in a women’s magazine that gave me serious pause.  It highlighted several fashion bloggers/stylists and how each of them was able to conceal their flaws.  I couldn’t even get halfway through the article before I gave up entirely.  These women all looked beautifully pulled together and seeing them share how

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Happy and You Know It

It is essential that we give our kids space to try a wide range of things and learn through their failures.  They don’t have to be awesome at everything.  In fact, learning to deal with being mediocre or not so good at something, is going to serve them so much more in the long run.

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