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Three Is a Magic Number?

There is an elephant in my living room. My husband and I agreed to ignore it at least until our daughter’s first birthday, but we both know it’s there. Lurking. Waiting. Until the day comes that we’re ready to decide. Are we going to try for a third child? To say my husband and I have struggled with this question […]

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Tips for Maintaining Healthy Relationships with Childcare Providers

One of my favorite movies is 500 Days of Summer with the adorable Zooey Deschannel and nerd-hunk Joseph Gordon-Levitt. My favorite scene of the movie is the reality versus expectations scene. It plays out in a split screen: One side plays Tom’s romantic expectations of the rooftop dinner party at Summer’s; the other plays the lonely reality […]

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How to Talk to Young Kids About Death

How to Talk to Young Kids About Death

We’ve all heard the old saying by Benjamin Franklin, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Unlike taxes, however, death is not a topic that always can be put off until our children are older. Of course, we all hope to delay the conversation as long as possible, but, because it […]

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Giving Meaning to the Season

The holidays are full of traditions: cards and parties and dinners and lights. For most, these are all celebrations of our families and, for some of us, our faith. As a time to take account of all of our blessings , the Norris household looks forward to the holiday season for many reasons, one of them being the opportunity […]

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