Author Archive | Hayley Hengst

hate playing with my kids

I Hate Playing With My Kids

“Am I the only one who hates playing with my kids? I mean, I actually HATE playing with my kids”. “I feel ya.  Me too” This is a snippet of a conversation I overheard seven years ago..yes SEVEN YEARS ago…while pushing my then 8-month-old son on the baby swing at our neighborhood park. The reason […]

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time to parent

I Don’t Have Time to Parent!

Finding TIME to Parent… Awhile ago, my kids and I got invited to a cookie-decorating party. The party was hosted by my friend, whose home looks like something out of a magazine. I’m not a home-decorating kind of girl, so I don’t even know WHICH magazine. But definitely a magazine. A magazine where people live in gorgeous farmhouses […]

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Actions Greater Than Words

Actions (Greater Than) Words

My mind works in a weird, and winding, and tangly way. For example, the other day, I was driving along, and RANDOMLY (my mind is weird, winding, tangly, AND random) thought, “Is it strange that I don’t have any recipes that are my “speciality?” You know, like “Hayley’s Famous Enchiladas”, or “Hayley’s Killer Brownies.” Something […]

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