Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! I want to wish you all a BEAUTIFUL day! Whether you are a mother to your own children, or someone who has love for and positive influence on young people, I want you to know how absolutely important you are to our next generation! These kids hold…

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The Ache of Motherhood

For 40 long weeks, we feel their growing little bodies inside of ours. We trust our bodies to protect and nourish theirs. We do everything in our power to help them grow healthy, strong and capable of facing the world. For some, the weeks are much longer as you await news of…

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7 Ways to Engage Our Kids in Conversation

They make it too easy for us. Those little, technological geniuses. They are attractive, sleek and oh-so entertaining. We stare at them endlessly and find so many benefits to using them. Smartphones, tablets, smart watches and other technological marvels; they help us learn independently, engage in conversations with people worlds away…

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Calm Our Anxious Minds

Anxiety, to me, is like a swarm of pesky gnats on a warm summer’s eve. The more they swarm around me, the more irritated I get. I swat more vigorously and I most often feel like running. Anxiety triggers a fight or flight response. We either gear up for battle or…

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