parenting

You Can’t Get the Time Back

by SomeGirl on September 10, 2012 · 8 comments

You can’t get the time back. That is a thought that has run through my mind many times as a parent of young children… You can’t get the time back. When my oldest son was 5 and we had recently moved to a new city with a new baby, I kept him out of preschool […]

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With summer here, I thought it would be a great time to share a few ideas for building stronger family connections. 1. Don’t let Facebook (or other online activities) become the main place you build connections, institute “Face-Look”… Look your children in the eyes (face-to-face) and exclaim , “Face-Look status time!” then share what you […]

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Ahhh… It feels SO good to sit down with a nice warm cup of  Tazo “Calm” tea and a cinnamon apple candle glowing next to the laptop. And it’s great to connect with you again after a busy Spring Break! ♥ I am excited to share more wisdom from Sally Clarkson’s Mom Heart Conference (see […]

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Our Greatest Role As Moms (Tea Time)

by SomeGirl on March 7, 2011 · 12 comments

The tea I’m sipping this week is more for health than for peace-filled relaxation. It’s an “apple blossom” like mixture of a cup of warm water, a teaspoon of honey and two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, at the recommendation of a good friend to clear up some kind of upper respiratory junk (and it’s […]

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Five Magical Words

by SomeGirl on July 20, 2010 · 20 comments

Aaaah… this day is starting MUCH better than yesterday! The boys went to bed on time last night and so did I. We’re all rested and ready to start the day. I was a little concerned when a few minutes after putting them to bed my littlest one came to the stairs and started the […]

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I took a parenting class at a wonderful, little Montessori-like preschool where my son attended and I taught. I enjoyed the class and what we learned, but mostly I enjoyed the confirmation that what I had been doing as a parent was good (which was nice for my formerly perfectionistic ears to hear). But, I’m […]

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