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Work It, Baby

Yesterday found me placing rags and spray bottles of homemade cleansers in my older boys’ hands: A very limited, age-appropriate version of Bathroom Cleaning 101. Get this: They loved it. Spraying stuff down, conquering…

Summer Reading, Spelling, and Math Practice

If your preschool or early elementary school kid’s got as much energy as mine this summer, you might wonder with me, Just how did anyone get you to sit in a desk?…

Saying “No” to Your Kids

Recently I was chatting with the mother of a 4-year-old. This 4-year-old, according to others, has never heard the word “no.” Unusually bright, this child is a terror to be around….

Young Mothers Need More Hands and Friends

As I pulled into my driveway the other day, I saw one of my neighbors heading for her backyard. I jumped out of the car and jogged across the wet…

Summertime with Friends

Summer is here! Now what? I spend a lot of time wondering what to do with my daughter during the summer months. Our younger child will continue in her special…

Birds and Bees = Mud and Toes

Too often kids learn about “the birds and the bees” through playground sex ed or from the media. Determined to have my 8-year-old daughter learn the facts from me, I began sharing…

Exchanging My Slippers for Pumps

Almost nine years ago, I began a new career as a stay-at-home mom.  Within six months I was ready to hang up my spit-up laden apron and fuzzy slippers to return to…

Dad, the Celebrity

I was all geared up. Convicted I needed to be more playful with my kids, I was taking them to an animated movie! The boys loved doing this; we would…

Praying with Your Kids: Just do It!

Not too long ago I was telling you about my conviction that I needed to cultivate moments of quiet and peace in my home and in my kids. After all,…

Rice Krispies Mother’s Day Mug

Mother’s Day is coming! Sometimes we can get it in our head that our children are going to instinctively work at making Mother’s Day great for us. However, we are the…

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