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November 01, 2013

Accentuating the Positive

Choosing how to interact with the world

The words we speak, our attitude, how we approach others – all these actions set an example for our children, whether we realize what we're doing or not....more»
October 01, 2013

Riding the Learning Curve

With each new phase comes new parenting lessons

I don't know about you, but as mom, I feel like I am always learning something new. I used to think when I first became a mother that eventually there would be a finish line....more»
September 01, 2013

Teaching Compassion

Some lessons unfold on their own

I have been thinking about how to teach my kids about compassion. Although we volunteer as a family for a Run Walk fundraiser each year where my kids stuff envelopes, hang posters and volunteer the day of the event, I realized that volunteering is not the same as teaching compassion....more»
August 01, 2013

The Grandparent Connection

Encouraging this special bond between generations

I was lucky enough to recently travel with my three daughters and my mom. Three generations taking a summer trip together – sounds like the making of a good TV movie! My mom lives half the year near us and half the year in a warmer climate during the winter months....more»
Childrens museum
Race for a Cure
St. Francis