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Jun10
Why is Playing with My Kids So Hard?

Why is Playing with My Kids So Hard?

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5 tips for parents on being more present and less distracted when spending time with your children.

May09
Lessons You Learn From Motherhood

Lessons You Learn From Motherhood

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Motherhood is full of opportunities to learn important, and not so important, lessons. You might as well laugh through them all.

Apr23
Alpha Mom Book Club: Minimalist Parenting

Alpha Mom Book Club: Minimalist Parenting

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I like to do less and wouldn’t we all like to enjoy our lives more? But what exactly do the authors mean by minimalist parenting, was a question that I wondered. Do they advocate living like Tibetan monks? Eschewing possessions and leaving our children to play with sticks? Does it mean letting your kids run wild with minimal parental interference? Is it hands off parenting?

Turns out it was none of those things.

Apr06
When Your Child Is A Perfectionist

When Your Child Is A Perfectionist

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My nine year old daughter is a perfectionist.

This past six week marking period she got her first ever B. She stomped up to her room and slammed the door. It hadn’t occurred to me before this that perhaps being a perfectionist had a negative side.

Mar22
17 Ways to Be a Happier Parent

17 Ways to Be a Happier Parent

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I made a conscious effort to figure out what would make me the happiest. What things gave me the most bang for my buck, so to speak. And the rest I just let go. Is there a way to just be happier? Or is the real secret to stop making yourself crazy with the things that don’t matter?

Nov09
On The Eve of My Oldest Son Turning 18

On The Eve of My Oldest Son Turning 18

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The years will fly by, I know right now you can’t believe that. But I am telling you as I sit on the other side of parenting, eighteen years in, that they will. Each year picks up speed. Life has a momentum that you cannot imagine today, in the early years when a day lasts an eternity.

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