Category Archives: Parenting/Kids

I’m only happy when it rains . . .

I’ve had a really bad week, but that’s okay. Continue reading

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Know what you want

A Facebook friend posted a link to an article about Gen X-ers parenting in the age of technology. It is a great article and describes the tension parents today feel between what is available and what kids are ready for. … Continue reading

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Share your reading selfie

Kids need to see adults reading as much as they get read to. Continue reading

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Reading: Wash, rinse, repeat.

I am a former children’s librarian, which means books are shoved in every room of our house and we visit the library every week to stock up on new titles. Every day we make space for reading because hearing books … Continue reading

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Simplify Kids Clothing

We have control over our own spaces. Continue reading

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Birthdays for Kids

Sometimes we parents make too much of a good thing. We love our kids a lot, and want to make everyday special. Those are just your normal days. And like everything else, when it comes to kid birthdays, parents outdo … Continue reading

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Work from Rest

Do you rest from work, or work from rest? That is a phrase I heard last night and I can’t shake it from my head. It is counter cultural. It means that when we rest, we are able to work … Continue reading

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At the feet of Giants

My husband joked, I should add a poop joke to the post. Cause this shit is about to get real. He’s probably right, and it’s too much for a Wednesday afternoon in July from a parenting blog. But I gotta … Continue reading

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Caught, not Taught

A common phrase you hear in parenting is things are caught, not taught. I’m not usually one for cliche phrases, but this one feels very true. In today’s culture, however, I think parent’s ignore this very important advice and try … Continue reading

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Getting through Summer

If reading is involved, it’s always a good strategy. Continue reading

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