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Timeless Parenting Tips From Mr. Rogers

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My kids considered afternoons with Mr. Rogers sacred time.  When the theme song It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood started to role, that was their cue to take their seats and reconvene their friendship with the man in the cardigan sweater and well-worn sneakers. For an hour, my kids sat spellbound and learned life…

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What Every Parent Ought to Know About Overscheduling Your Family

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My self-imposed one car family directive evolved from an oil leak, a slow and constant drip accompanied by an odor of charred lubricant with an occasional billow of smoke rising from the hood of my mini-van. Overscheduling forced me to drive my van like Germany’s Transrapid monorail. Not surprised the van needed overhauling. The repairs…

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Modern Manners That Bolster Kindness and Compassion

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Manners? Are they essential anymore?  Yes, they are crucial. They aren’t just rigid social rules reserved for the privileged or the wealthy. Manners are more than just knowing not to slurp coffee from your saucer or not to blow your nose with your dinner napkin. In our modern world, chaos (think Opioid crisis) and violence…

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How to Find Hope in Your Failure

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  Writers often receive these dreaded things called a rejection slip for a book, a poem, or an article One of my favorite authors, Madeleine L’Engle laments that “Every rejection slip—and you could paper walls with my rejection slips—was like the rejection of me.”  I can relate.  Writers might spend hours weaving the perfect nouns…

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5 Ways to Help Your Child (and You) Become a Strong Writer

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I am going to let you in on a secret.  Writing is hard, even for people who do it for a living.  The getting going is the toughest part of writing.  Writer R. Crumb laments, “getting started is like getting a rocket off the ground.  You need the most energy and the most push to…

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The Struggling Reader: 5 Things They Want You to Know About Them

5 Things the struggling reader wants you to know

As a nation, we ardently campaign for the rights of individuals.  When it comes to accommodating people who struggle with reading, our classrooms and places of employment often don’t reflect that endeavor. We erroneously assume that everyone who sits in a classroom or a conference room should be called upon to read aloud. In an…

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Develop Your Child’s Identity and Purpose While They are in the Nest

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Whether you’ve nursed your firstborn or you’ve been a spiritual mother to the children in your neighborhood, no matter how you arrived at motherhood the moment comes when children grow up and leave the nest. Solving the Identity Crisis: I am a Bat NOT a Bird The capstone of parenting, according to popular culture is…

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