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Cardboard Dollhouse-Making Trumped My To-Do List

It was Monday morning. My to-do list was massively long, the house was a mess, the laundry pile was enormous, and to top it all off, I was recovering from…

10 Practical Ideas to Help Stop the Whining, Already!

Does your family have a whiner? (Do you grimace when I mention this person?) One of my children, who is five, has managed to bring whining to an art form….

Ready, Set, Go: Rising Early in the Morning

Morning time is a struggle most days. I think it has a lot to do with lack of sleep due to potty-training toddlers and my teething baby. Because of this,…

“Do Right List”

Good manners are great gifts we give our children and one another. “Hello,” “thank you,” and “goodbye” are words that may garner a good response or even crimp a smile on…

A Book of “Me”

As a fun teaching tool at our house — and you’ve probably heard of it before — I landed on the idea of making an age-appropriate “book” for each of…

Summertime Favorites

Summer is my favorite season of the year. I am a jealous guard over our schedule — we plan as little as possible to allow plenty of time for swimming, cookouts,…

Cupcake Wars

On television, the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” is among its top shows. The contestants’ cupcakes are judged on taste, presentation and creativity. The show has made cupcakes top billing in the…

Happy 3rd Birthday, Molly!

On June 13, 2008, our daughter and her husband welcomed their first baby into this world. But it was not what any of us expected. Sweet Molly, who was full term…

How to Talk to Children about Disasters, Part 3

Editor’s Note: Read Part 1 Here, and Part 2 Here After falling in love at first sight, marrying eight days later, then moving to the new husband’s village, a young couple…

How to Talk to Children about Disasters, Part 2

Editor’s Note: Read How to Talk to Children about Disasters, Part 1 Here The spring of 2011 has been a season of weather disasters in the U.S. To all of…

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