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When Caidin was little, we found ourselves not only describing and explaining things to him, but being sure that we added adjectives and adverbs to every sentence. So instead of saying ‘that’s a dog,’ we’d say ‘that’s a big brown […]

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I’m a glass-is-half-full person, I’ll admit that. I always look at the upside, the opportunity, and the silver lining. I believe that positivity creates more positivity and that our thoughts create our reality. This morning I was planning on writing about ‘perfect […]

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Friday Wisdom is shared from Christine Agro’s Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (Special Moms’ Edition) Each Deck has 42 cards and a booklet that offer insight and guidance for parenting consciously. Meditation Card #31 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Card (Special […]

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One of the best parts of my day is when I wait at our gate for Caidin to arrive on the school bus. I look forward to seeing him at the top of the bus steps, smiling and all set […]

About 12 years ago, the notion of ‘being in the moment’ kept coming up for me. It was coming up in conversations, in books I was reading, showing up on the cover of magazines; it just seemed to be everywhere. […]

  FRIDAY WISDOM is based on Christine Agro’s Conscious Living Wisdom Cards (The Special Moms’ Edition) Compassion Card #3 in The Conscious Living Wisdom Card (Special Moms’ Edition) Today I drew the Compassion Card. I had to sit and think […]

When you bribe your child, you condition their behavior: do this and you’ll get that. There are the obvious bribes like “be a good boy and we’ll go for ice cream.” In this case you are conditioning their behavior with […]

When I talk to other moms, whether expressed or alluded to, balance tends to be part of the conversation. As we are nearing the end of the school year, not one or two, but several moms have said to me […]

There are times when I lose my patience with Caidin and I absolutely do not like it. In my meditation this weekend, I decided to focus on understanding this dynamic. I was reminded of the old adage, ‘If you ask […]

Several months back Caidin was repeatedly getting in trouble in school. Not capital ‘T’ trouble, mind you, but he was being asked to leave meeting or being spoken to by at least one teacher every day. He would get in […]

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