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10 EASY Phrases to Teach/ Empower Your Preschooler-2

10 EASY Phrases to Teach/ Empower Your Preschooler-2

In my last post, I described a situation familiar to most parents of young children: a seemingly ordinary drive when my two-year-old began to totally freak out. She seemed to go from 0 to 60 mph in about 5 seconds flat and none of us […]

Finding the “Right” Path

Finding the “Right” Path

Life is often referred to as a journey. The paths we take and the decisions we make determine where we end up, but it is often difficult to find the “right” path or even know what it looks or feels like.   “Do I pursue […]

Where the “Fault” Lies…

Where the “Fault” Lies…

three-year-old-friendsWe were “bosom buddies.” She and I attended church together and school as well.  My mother tells stories of how we met in the crib in the nursery at church.  Every special childhood memory of mine has her somewhere involved in it.  We were the kind of friends that completed each other’s thoughts and stuck together, right, wrong, or indifferent.  Together, we attended summer camps, Awana programs, family vacations, and tried to convince complete strangers that we were actually twins, in spite of our obvious dissimilarities.  We accepted each other completely, and faithfully defended one another in adversity.

But there was one fight. A BIG one.

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“Building” Self Esteem

“Building” Self Esteem

Wanna hear something crazy? When my son arrived home from school the other day he walked in the front door and without stopping or hardly completing his usual hello! and walked right out the back door. I waited a few minutes to see where he […]