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The Subtle Shift From Boy to Man

The Subtle Shift From Boy to Man

I remember the crisp November morning well. I had been counting my days, prepared for things to change as other moms had cautioned me. I loaded my four kids in the car, the school day before us.

5 Things You Can’t Rush

5 Things You Can’t Rush

We live in a microwave, Wi-Fi hotspot culture. We want it now; we want it fast; we want it yesterday. Thanks to many technological advances like the Internet, smartphones, Netflix, and yes, even the microwave from the 80s, most everyone, including me, has lost patience for the process of many aspects of life that just can’t be rushed.

10 Abilities You Didn’t Know You Had Until You Became a Mother

10 Abilities You Didn’t Know You Had Until You Became a Mother

It’s hard to imagine your life being altered beyond all recognition. From your schedule to the way you handle sticky situations, starting a family kicks off growth in unfathomable ways. If you’re a parent, you know this to be true.

7 Summer Parenting Certainties

7 Summer Parenting Certainties

Summer is almost here and with it come some parenting certainties that you’ll want to acquaint yourselves with before the kids get out of school.

Summer, I’ll Miss You

Summer, I’ll Miss You

For most of us mothers, as the school year edges on, weariness sets in. Christmas comes, then Easter along with the onslaught of spring activities, shows, sports, teacher gifts, and vacation planning.