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Raising Hospitable Children

In our culture of me, me, me, it is sometimes hard to cultivate a spirit of hospitality in our children. Daily they are inundated with the “me” mentality, so being hospitable to others may seem like a foreign concept. Well, I am putting my foot down, and have decided that hospitality is going to be […]

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The Magic of the Rain

These days, it seems like a lot of motherhood is spent trying to capture magical moments for your child(ren). That might mean doing a little Elf on a Shelf action, going full on sneak attack when the tooth fairy comes to visit with glitter and a little note, or maybe filling their room with balloons […]

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“Mommy, Can I Clip Up?”

One of the best things about my son going to kindergarten last year was stealing the clip chart idea from his teacher. From the very first week, my five year old was sold on “clipping up.” He told his little four-year-old brother all about it, and we’ve been living happily ever after ever since. Okay, okay. […]

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Parenting Through Pain

My toddler has learned to scream. He screams when he is happy. He screams when he is sad. He screams when he is angry. He screams when I won’t allow him to throw my iPhone across the room or when I strap him into his car seat. Today’s agenda included a trip to the zoo […]

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Simplicity Parenting: Confessions from the Frontlines of Mothering Four Under Four

These days, I am parenting a four year old, two year old, 16 month old, and 14 month old. Although I am privileged to be a stay-at-home mother, most days . . . it ain’t easy and it ain’t pretty. This piece is part confessions from the frontlines of motherhood and part permission to do less. Intrigued […]

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