Parenting

I Read Banned Books

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I do, and so do you because apparently every classic book ever written and worth reading is currently or has previously been banned from school classrooms and many libraries across this country. It’s Banned Books Week 2014, and it’s time to celebrate the freedom to read.   Each year, the American Library Association compiles a […]

These Magic Moments

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Get up. Make your bed. Get dressed. Eat breakfast. Brush your teeth. Sit for devotion. Check your backpack and lunch bag. Let’s go. Seems pretty straight forward, doesn’t it? This is what I expect every morning from the Dynamic Duo.  There’s nothing that includes slamming the bathroom door in your sister’s face while making sure […]

How Did We Get Here?

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  A few of weeks ago, my daughter – an incoming third grader- was invited to her first night time birthday party.  Four hours away from mom and dad, not coming home until after 9:00 p.m.  Her response?  “Yessssssss!”  It was to be dinner, a movie and hanging with her girlfriends. Also, it just so […]