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The Joy of Discovering Nature With Your Kids

All kids love to be outside, and most kids aren’t outside nearly enough.  I mean honestly, if you keep kids inside you’re just asking for trouble. If they are going crazy “jumping off the walls” as we tend to say….well then take them where there aren’t any walls! There are all sorts of studies out there now that reference why it’s…

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Loving Yourself: The Most Important Gift You Can Give Your Child

This week, the airwaves have been flooded with Meghan Trainor’s public demand that her latest video must be taken down and replaced with the non-photoshopped version of herself. I think she’s absolutely fantastic. While I don’t know her at all, I suspect she is really saying, ‘Hey, that’s not me! What are you doing, creating — fabricating an image of…

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He’ll Be Just Fine…

Today was rough. My son has always loved his school. He will often cheer when we get to the driveway. Today, that wasn’t the case. When we arrived, he started by saying that he “shouldn’t have gotten in the car”, and that he “only wants mommy today”. It got worse when we got to the door. He refused to go…

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