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Summer Reading :: A Gift, Not a Chore

“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift.” — Kate DiCamillo Ahhh…. stretched out in a hammock under a tree, reading at a leisurely pace, my book chosen from the pile of “books-to-read-when-I-have-time,” and the summer shade providing a space for […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Surrogacy

April 22 – 28 is National Infertility Awareness Week. We wanted to recognize those who struggle with infertility and the difficult decisions that infertility can bring. Many couples and singles are unable to carry a child but haven’t given up on growing their family. There are options out there, including adoption and foster care. Another option that may not […]

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Closed Doors :: An Open Opportunity

Many years ago, as a stay-at-home young mom of three, I moved into a new neighborhood.  I was anxious to get to know my new street mates, but in one case, it didn’t come as easily as I had hoped. My new neighbor across the street would arrive home, pull into her garage and close […]

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Preparing Kids for the Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, I think back on my childhood. Holidays were always a crazy time of year, and yet it was also a very enjoyable time spent together. As I ponder deeper, I think about the previous kids I have taught and their parents confiding in me about the crazy the season is […]

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4 Reasons to Include Your Children in Your Baby Shower Festivities

This post is sponsored by our partners at Basic Invite. Traditionally, a baby shower is celebrated with the expecting mother and her gal pals. But with family dynamics moving into a more modern definition, celebrations for major life moments can start to look a bit different. And for moms that can actually be pretty beneficial […]

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Fostering Love

May is National Foster Care Month. Welcome guest blogger Angela, a current foster mom. If you’re interested in supporting foster families, foster children, and local foster agencies, please consider participating in our supply drive on June 3. Find more information here.  My stomach is in knots as I open the door for the social worker. A […]

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