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On reaching out (and how one woman’s comment at Starbucks impacted me)…

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A cause I care about…

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I was so excited when Holley invited us to write about our favorite non-profit today. If you’ve been here for a while, you know how I first got involved with the issue of child trafficking. And you also know how helping at the non-profit Courage Worldwide has changed my life. The more I use my passion […] Read more…

Eating out with kids: restaurant behavior

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Today, for Mom-Monday, I’m sharing a helpful article from my writing friend and parenting author Elizabeth Pantley. Any mom knows that taking your little ones to a restaurant can be a challenge sometimes. Here are some useful tips from Elizabeth that can help!… Eating out with kids: restaurant behavior: Children can be both excited and bored when at a […] Read more…

If we treat our family like a treasure…

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They will become a treasure.   Do I love you because you’re beautiful, Or are you beautiful because I love you? ~Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Cinderella   Thank you, Rick Stedman for the inspiration to love my family in this way! Click to tweet! *post previously published —————————– Thanks for stopping by for Mom-Monday – […] Read more…

A Cricket or Two. Or Thirty.

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It’s been a really busy week so I’m putting up a post from the archives, for a laugh (or a few shivers) – however frogs and crickets strike you. I cracked up remembering this day, and I’m so glad my kids are past the stage of wanting a new pet every week! Enjoy! :) … […] Read more…