Category Archives: Kid Health

Keeping it Real

I struggle with body image.  I’ve written about it a little on this blog and even though it occupies about 90 70 percent of my thinking, you wouldn’t know it from how little I post on the topic. My husband … Continue reading

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Talking about Drugs with young kids

I listen to NPR most mornings.  I can’t stand watching TV news and the paper is full of sports stories.  For the longest time, the radio was background noise to my kids’ lives.  They didn’t understand the stories, so they … Continue reading

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No one’s body is perfect

As you know, I’ve had some epic parenting failures when it comes to body image.  Thankfully I have a good guy at my side that reminds me what I say in front of the kids, they hear.  (unless it involves … Continue reading

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3 year olds and dinner time

Remember how I heart 3 year olds?  The love just continues.  I know, I know, I know how important it is to set boundaries with these stubborn preschoolers, but some days I want to give in. Dinner time especially.  Most … Continue reading

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Picture Ready

Tomorrow is picture day, which means I have 24 hours to keep my kids from mangling their faces.  Isaac prefers goose eggs and black eyes for his picture; while Rebecca favors unfortunate styling choices.  Hers I can fix with a … Continue reading

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Has our results driven culture abolished childhood?

What would happen if our kids had a chance to play? Continue reading

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What we see, isn’t who we are

  I had a parenting failure this weekend, I almost didn’t want to write about.  But, my goal on this blog has always been to show the real side of parenting.  The side of we don’t see during pick up … Continue reading

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