Posts Categorized: Positive Parenting

My Favorite Thing… about Fall

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By far my favorite thing about fall is getting outside more. I do love the summertime and it’s heat driving us to seek out water… the ocean more times then not, pools and sprinklers are wonderful too… but there is something magical about the cooler temps and the golden leaves that seem to draw us… Read more »

How to Celebrate Running Your Car Into the Ground… (and a lovely surprise sale from a special guest!)

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Hi folks!  We are celebrating finally paying off both of our cars… yippee!  My husband’s vehicle is a wonderful hybrid truck that we love and is the car we choose whenever we are all together, going on family trips and around town and such.  But my car… that’s another story. It’s a beat up minivan… Read more »

My Favorite Thing… about Homeschooling

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a corner of our backyard… a project in progress One of the best major life decisions I have ever made was to homeschool my children.  I just love so many things about it… and I know I allude to homeschooling all the time, but haven’t really gone directly into how *we* do it at our… Read more »

Through my daughter’s eyes…

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My daughter surprised me recently… She picked up my camera, and took pictures of me.   Finally at the *other* end of the camera, the object of focus, I felt so loved.  It really touched my heart.  I’m not used to someone focusing on me… and I don’t say that in a way that demands… Read more »

Why I wrote my first children’s book ever.

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Why did I even do this?  Here’s why… What Jake means to me. I wrote this book to say one thing:  happiness can meet you anywhere.  I really want kids to know that.  I want grown ups to know that.  I want myself to remember that.  I want a book that I can pick up… Read more »

My Favorite Thing… In My Daughter’s Room

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My daughter is going to be turning 9 in two weeks… 9!  Almost to the double digits, but luckily I get one more year before I have to face that. What she wants most this year is to re-do her bedroom…  making it earthy and organic and painting the walls light brown, putting up a… Read more »

Jake book now on Amazon!

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Look what finally arrived in the mail!  It’s been a loooong road writing, illustrating, and publishing my first children’s book.  Proofing the book and finally getting it listed on Amazon. I’ve learned a lot along the way, and feel like I have a grasp of the enormous effort that goes into each book I’ve ever… Read more »