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Plan your best summer day yet!

Last summer it wasn’t until the week before school started back that I realized...

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5 Steps to Raising an Inclusive Child: A-E-I-O-U

I doubt any parent has said, “I want my child to grow up to be… a bully.” No parent wants that phone call that says their...

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When a Teenager Called My Son A Retard

What does a bully look like? We imagine him bulky and gruff, sinister and sarcastic. He’s the extreme – either poor and...

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Therapy Thursday: 50% off Calmer – a book to help with your child’s medical trauma

If your child has a chronic medical condition, then you’ve probably encountered challenges with medical trauma. Or maybe someone else...

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Letters from Family Camp

Horseback riding. Archery. Swimming. Ah, the fun of summer camp. Last year, I took one too many longing looks at the slick brochures and...

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7 Reasons Why This Parent Is Thankful Donald Trump is Running for President

I don’t tell my kids how they should view the world. I do tell them how I view the world, how I would vote, and why. But someday (and...

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Why I gave my son 5 M&Ms when he asked about Donald Trump

“Mom, how much money does Donald Trump have?” “Millions, billions,” I answered. “So, he’s rich? I wish...

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Life is short. Ask … anyone.

Yesterday our community, and our family personally, felt the horrific loss of Sharron Cantrell, the principal of Spring Hill Elementary...

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I’m No Angel

God never gives you more than you can handle. If I’ve heard that phrase once, I’ve heard it a thousand times. As if God created...

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Who is that crazy lady?

Someone might see me at times and think, “Just who is that crazy lady?” It might be when I’m singing the Barney song and...

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