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Prepping For Back To School

Prepping For Back To School Not to be the bearer of bad news here, but, summer vacation is rapidly coming to an end. Like this week. It’s time to start thinking about sending those kids back to school! Whether you are r-e-a-d-y for school, or you’re sentimental and sappy (like me) and aren’t thrilled about […]

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Let’s Talk About Porn

Let’s Talk About Porn We don’t talk enough about uncomfortable topics, like pornography, which can quickly creep into our kids’ lives. I use the word creep very intentionally. I believe pornographic images slowly and dangerously sneak into our kids’ world. The average age most boys first see porn is between 11-13 (my son’s age), and […]

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Back To School Teacher Gift Ideas

Back To School Teacher Gift Ideas Teachers in August are full of excitement and a bit of anxiety, much like our future kiddos. We have spent our summer recharging and reflecting in preparation for the upcoming school year. We’ve also put in hours of hard work to organize our classrooms, our curriculum, our lessons, and […]

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Teacher Approved Back To School Gifts

Teacher Approved Back To School Gifts Summer is nearing its end, and I am in denial…Is anyone else just NOT ready for back to school time?!  While I have not even looked at our school supply list or figured out what my kiddos are going to wear on their first day, I have already spent […]

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I Cried In The Shower Tonight….When The Dark Days Win In Special Needs Parenting

I Cried In The Shower Tonight…. When The Dark Days Win In Special Needs Parenting I cried in the shower tonight.  Now, for many of you, that’s not a big deal.  “Heck”, some of you might think, “so did I”. But for me, crying IS a big deal.  I actually cry maybe once every 12-18 […]

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Raising Boys + Rejecting Today’s Toxic Masculinity

Raising Boys + Rejecting Today’s Toxic Masculinity  I’ve always despised gender stereotypes, first as a girl mom who taught my daughter from birth that she was capable of conquering the world. When I learned that there were less girls in STEM, for instance, I immediately enrolled her in a STEM based summer camp. She attended […]

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How To Help Your Child Develop A Calm And Kind Inner Voice

How To Help Your Child Develop A Calm And Kind Inner Voice The first time I went on an international school trip as an 8-year-old, I remember being guided by a voice in my head, egging me on to try new things and holding me back from places unknown. I now know, that was my […]

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