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Recently I attended the county fair where my husband and I grew up participating in 4-H programs and now volunteer. During our week of 4-H festivities and the hustle and bustle, I had many chances to observe the army of mothers who were scurrying around after their children and often their 300-plus pound animals. These [...]
Before I actually had my own children I imagined what it would be like to share my love of reading with them. I had pictured myself sitting in a reading tent with all their favorite stuffed animals reading their favorite picture books while they listened sitting snuggled close. Or, we were reading under a tree [...]
Have you ever felt like that you are only surviving instead of thriving? You go through the motions of waking up, making and eating breakfast, providing an activity, managing a tantrum, and cleaning up spilled milk. You know the kids need a bath. A diaper just got ripped off of one of your littles and [...]