Tag Archives: parenthood

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“I wanna do it!”

  Ah, that bittersweet phrase comes out of little mouths quite often at our house lately. In fact, the littlest one that isn’t speaking much yet still makes it pretty clear with his actions. The baby is cruising. The toddler is putting on her clothes. The preschooler is making her own sandwich. It’s lunchtime here. The past few days I’ve…

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Let’s be real for a minute: First OT visit

I wrote the super vague post yesterday with the beautiful quote from Corrie Ten Boom. My mind was going in circles. Now, after some thought I decided I’d come back and explain myself some more. I’m very hesitant to share details about our lives online. Creepers and fake people ruin it for me, ya know. But whatever . . .…

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For the Hard Days . . .

Parenting is hard work. It’s draining. It’s overwhelming. It’s exhausting. At some point you’re going to find yourself at the end of your rope. It’s in the kid job description to find the limit of mom’s and dad’s energy. As much as you love being a parent, sometimes you NEED a break, a time-out, a breather. Sometimes you need more.…

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Turning Everyday Chores Into Big Learning Opportunities

     My kids (3 and almost 2) love to learn. If circumstances allow us I hope to be able to homeschool them. There’s a lot of emphasis on going to daycare/preschool/kindergarten for toddlers to pre-elementary kiddos these days. Whether you work at home or out, stay home part time or full time, use a sitter, or send them to an…

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