10 Things to Smile About

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Time for my month dose of reflecting back on the good. Here’s my 10 Things to Smile About: 1. Book character day at school. King K from the Letterland people and a pirate from the Pirate School books.   2. How grown up my youngest looked with a new haircut. Even if it was an […]

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You Know Your Kids Best

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We know we know our kids best. We know that it’s not about their age or grade or size or what their peers are doing. It’s about what we know they can or can’t handle. But I can start second-guessing myself when I see shocked looks at what I allow. My 4th grader is very […]

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Make Me Feel Better: Things They Can’t Say

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Christine is a freelance writer, yoga instructor, runner and wannabe surfer. She blogs at Love, Life, Surf and lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and two sons. You can also find her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.   I was standing in the middle of the sidewalk, approximately 50 feet from the entrance to my son’s school. My son was […]

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Before It’s Just a Memory

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As I was sitting in the rocking chair on my front porch, one of my boys approached. I patted my leg, an invitation for him to sit, though not one I thought he’d accept. But he climbed into my lap, with his legs dangling almost as far down as mine. Instead of his head resting […]

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