Posts Tagged ‘Kids’

Surviving The Storm

  So very true. 🌸 I am changed in so many ways. I often feel as though the last months have been the most intensive dream. It’s like those first days when you bring home a newborn and your life is no longer your own. It is elementally changed. You are sleep deprived, hormonal, and living…

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Listening

When you totally overdo it at the theme park and need to take a break. Back at the car, in the shade, with a breeze. Nap time! This recovery process is so much about rest, and paying attention when my body says no. Today I pushed a bit too far, and my body shouted “NO”.…

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Last Chemotherapy Treatment

8 months of treatments: 1 lump 1 bilateral mastectomy 2 expanders 1 PICC line 19 lab draws 16 infusions of chemotherapy I’m done! Today we celebrate! We brought Krispy Creme doughnuts for the nurses, and my daughter skipped school and did homework while sitting in the infusion center with me! This man and these kids.…

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Raising Readers

Passing along a love of reading to my children has always been a parenting goal of mine. I am an avid reader and have found that raising readers needed to be something I did intentionally, and not something they would just absorb by watching me. Here’s how we promote a love of reading in our…

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The Truth & The Lies We Tell Our Children

Telling the truth to our children all the time is not always possible. Here is how we handle it. Truth at all cost is never an option – Kids deserve the truth as often as we can tell it, but we will lie when necessary. This is usually only when the cost of the truth…

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Finding A Routine

We all know the benefits of having a routine. They give our days structure. Routine allows us to focus time and energy on the task at hand knowing that there is time ahead for those other tasks of the day. Without a routine, I’m certain my dishes would NEVER get done. I’d end up buying…

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