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Learning How to Ask for Help

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Every one needs help. Every one. Except me. I’m a perfectionist stay-at-home mom with a master’s degree in social work so I am exempt from needing help. I’m actually trained to be the helper, fixer, advice giver, counselor, and do-it-yourselfer.  So what...
  When I taught high school I had the pleasure of sponsoring a few clubs. (Several teachers just re-read that first sentence!)  One club that brought great pleasure to me just happened to be a service-oriented one. The previous sponsors...
I laid on the floor of the playroom in total defeat. It can’t get worse than this, I thought. I just need to get through another week or so of distance learning and then the kids will be back...
I left the house today for much needed alone time to sit and reflect on all the decisions I have ahead of me. What better place to connect with my inner voice than the beach? We all know how...
As I am constantly peppered with questions and concerns from my children about what is happening around the world, I stopped and realized, this is their time. When this chapter comes to a close, my sons will move on...
Whether you’re team mass hysterics or team ain’t no thing, I think we can all agree that Coronavirus is shaking things up for us moms!  Many of us are realizing the importance of social distancing while we attempt to keep...
See, we’re on the path to raising boys into men  His father and I that is  We parent after those who fought before us  We all know of MLK, that brother who could speak mighty fine  Yet, we’ve included some others to give...
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Learning to Embrace Play

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We have all read that children learn best through play.  Articles are constantly telling us that young kids retain information better with play-based curriculums and that older kids are healthier with less structured activities and technology and more free...
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Too legit to quit?

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Do you remember in the years before you became a parent – and maybe even sometimes after – that you would declare all of the things you definitely would or would not do as a mom? Well, I was never...
Ouch. Nothing hurts like finding out your kid bit someone. Biting is a common behavior problem for toddlers and preschoolers. Chances are pretty high that at some point your child will get bitten or bite, giving you unsolicited membership into...

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Moms Love: Pool Parties at Centennial Plaza

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We are thankful to partner with Centennial Plaza. We love supporting local businesses! Want to tell moms about your business? Email [email protected] Centennial Plaza has...

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