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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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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Perfectly Thankful

  This is time of year that again and again we are reminded to be thankful.  We should make gratitude lists, create thankful-based art projects for our kids and host or travel to a bountiful Thanksgiving feast.  It’s easy to lose sight of your blessings when you have so many obligations to fulfill.  Often, the

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A Less Scary Halloween

At first, with Halloween fast approaching, I thought giving some safety guidelines would be helpful.  The more I thought about it, guidelines aren’t really needed.  I’m sure they would be things you have heard a millions times before.  Sometimes, it’s hard to find the balance of safety vs. being overprotective.  In an age of lightning

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