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Is Engagement With Children Extinct?

It is odd that a simple “life scene” that played out before my eyes in a doctor’s office waiting room would leave me near tears. As I entered the waiting…

February Showing Love and Snow Day Ideas!

14 Ways to Show Love to Others: Start your husband’s car several minutes before he needs to leave. Scrape off the windshield, and leave a mug of hot coffee or…

31 Ideas to Beat Cabin Fever and the Winter Blues

After the busyness of December and early darkness with chilly weather, winter can seem tedious. Less daylight and cold weather can result in cranky kids and moms! Choose to focus on others. Bundle…

When Your Child Says, “There’s Nothing to Do”

It’s enough to drive us parents crazy, especially when we’ve just come through Christmas and the kids have presents galore, have been entertained nonstop by others, and have enjoyed many special events in…

Let Your Kids Get Bored This Summer–It’s Good for Their Brains!

Ah, it’s summertime and the living is…easy? Not for the average mom who feels obligated to drive her kids to endless camps and classes as well as coming up with…

“Mommy, I’m Bored!”

“Mommy, I’m bored!” How many times a day do you hear those words? I hear them a lot. Once a week, several of my friends try to get together over…

Cousins Reading Club

“I’m bored!” The dreaded words our four children would cry out every summer several weeks after the close of another school year. I knew that unless there were plans and…

Making a Facebook Getaway

What is it about email or Facebook that makes it almost addictive for a mom to check? My computer is in my laundry room/pantry, so I’ll wander in for a…

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