Exercising Your Right to Self-Care

Our physical health is a cornerstone of our overall well-being.  As a parent, it is so easy to put the focus on our kids and as a result, our self-care often suffers.  One of the most important things you can do for your health is exercise.  Over the years I have found the best way

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Beyond Grade School

I recently attended a parent information meeting regarding my oldest’s son’s transition into middle school.  I must admit, I am in some serious denial about him attaining this milestone, but going to this meeting made it seem much more real. In only couple short months he will be on his way.  He is ready.  I

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The Life and Skills of Kids

  There is a balance to parenting.  It’s one part meeting basic needs, one part teaching your children life skills and one part helping your kids be kind and considerate citizens.  On top of all of this, you then are expected to have them excel in education, extracurricular activities and give back to your community.

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The Language of Love

Over the years, I have relied on parenting books to help guide me through the uncertainty of raising a family.  It is my intention to share with you the nuggets of wisdom I have gleaned from these books in a format that is easy to understand, and won’t take you a whole lot of time

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The Easiest Recipe Ever

In my previous post I extolled the advantages and pitfalls of using a slow cooker.  Cooking, as in life, is all about perseverance.  In my own hit and miss trials, I stumbled upon the easiest shredded chicken recipe ever.  Even the grocery list is only three ingredients long! You may wonder why I am choosing

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