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raising gentlemen

Raising Gentlemen

As a mom of all boys, I feel the weight of the challenge of raising gentlemen. It is my job is to shape these little boys into future husbands and fathers. Teaching manners is probably the most repetitive task we have as parents. Kids aren’t born knowing how to politely interact with others. It is […]

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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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Teaching Your Kids to Mind Their Manners

As moms, we sometimes feel like a broken record (and consequently by just writing that sentence, I now fell like I’ve completely turned in to my own mother).  We repeat to our children what they should be doing, what they shouldn’t be doing, consequences for actions, etc.  In our home with our four young children, […]

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