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Tips on How to Speak Lovingly to Your Family

Could I do it? A day shy of 37 weeks, I was in the hospital contracting every 2 to 3 minutes. Finally, I would hold my TWO babies in my…

A Home With a Heart

“You wouldn’t still love me if I went to jail, would you Mom?” What sort of question was this coming from my six-year-old son? Did my son think he had…

Listen to Your Kids So They Will Talk to You

“Mama, look!” “Mama, watch this!” “Mama, why is the sky blue?” “Mama”… followed by a five-minute narrative about favorite cartoon characters, movies, or toys. “Mama, why does that lady have…

6 Ways to Help Your Child Grow

“Did you know that glass is stronger than steel?!” My husband was having a lively conversation with my oldest son as the kids ambled around their bedtime routine. My husband…

Summer’s Coming: “Yikes” or “Yay”?

My friend Sarah is in a panic. Pre-school isn’t even out yet and she’s already anxious about how she’s going to get through each day during the summer with three…

Are Special Needs Real?

“There’s no such thing as special needs children. All children are special, and they all have needs.” I stared at the screen, re-reading the statement above in an online forum….

The Best Kids Books for Black History Month

February is Black History Month here in the U.S, and in our house, that’s something we celebrate. Originally established as Negro History Week in 1926, Black History Month was created…

The Beauty of Do-Overs

The second the words left my mouth, I knew I blew it. I had been working so hard to build trust with this little boy who had his heart broken…

Scratches on the Dining Table

This is a tale of two tables. A friend of mine has a unique dining table. It’s round with raised stools and has an interesting pattern etched into its surface….

30 Things to Do in November

Hooray for fall! Falling leaves … and temperatures. Football, festivals, and fabulous food with family! Here is our list of must-do activities for November. All you have to do is…

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