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"What if the best years of your life, just..... arent?" great article.

What if the "best years of your life", just...aren't?

Big love.

Sufi poet Hafiz - "Even After All this time The sun never says To the Earth, 'You owe me.' Look What Happens With a love like that. It lights the Whole Sky.

Sony Crystal - Google+ Sugars: The Fuel for Cancer!

Like all causes of cancer, sugar interferes with normal, healthy, balanced physiology. What makes sugar even more of a problem is that cancer really thrives on it.

"In which I am learning to live with the ache"  Thoughts on growing children and the ache that is left behind.

The Ache - Sarah Bessey (The most beautifully written article every mother should read!her words resonated with me).

Le Jour Où J’ai Arrêté De Dire « Dépêche-toi ».

Le Jour Où J’ai Arrêté De Dire « Dépêche-toi ».

Le Jour Où J’ai Arrêté De Dire « Dépêche-toi ».

5 tips to get your child to listen when you try to get their attention!  Some really cool and fun parenting tips here!  I love #5!

5 Ways Get Your Child's Attention Without Yelling!

8 years old child watching tv laying down on a white carpet at home alone Parenting tips for every parent, parenting tips, tips

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15 things a Mom should teach her boys. I remember telling my sons many of these things. Being a single parent raising boys is a different challenge than raising girls.


Tips for raising well-rounded girls in a princess dominated world. A GREAT article, good for parents, teachers, child care workers, etc.

When you realize that you are done having babies… closing that chapter of the book

When you realize that you are done having babies

When you realize that you are done having babies… closing that chapter of the book. Sad time for me!

12 Lessons I Want My Son to Learn Before He Turns 12

12 Lessons I Want Our Son to Learn Before He Turns 12

What are the most important things you can teach your young son? I want our sons to learn to look after others, to be mindful of the world around them, and to be ready for their calling when God gives it. So here are 12 valuable lessons to pass on to your

While we can't control what happens in school or what's written in magazines, we do have control over their home. By making a few changes, you can create a safe space that boosts your children's self-esteem and teaches them to help others who may be a bit down on themselves.

How to Build a Home That Boosts Self-Esteem

Want to boost your kids self esteem? Here is a guide on how to build a home that boosts self esteem.

This shows 10 different ways NOT to discipline your child. Parenting naturally comes with a lot of stress and sometimes parents want to use quick discipline techniques that seem to work. However, these typical techniques often yield to less obedient children and add more frustration to the parent.

10 Discipline Don'ts

10 Discipline Don'ts chart - good advice I dont agree with the spanking though, I was spanked and turned out just fine.

These mindful parenting moments will create memories to last a lifetime. And don’t be surprised if you find your own day a little brighter because of them!

Creating Mindful Parenting Moments

Tips for creating mindful parenting moments. I am always looking for ways to slow down my life with my family. It is fundamental for our health to practice gratitude.