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Sunday, February 17, 2019

A Mother's Voice

The power of reading

Books are open a whole new world of imagination, vocabulary and understanding.   “Reading stimulates the brain to make connections and builds background knowledge about the world,” says Kim Davenport, chief program officer at Jumpstart, a national early-literacy organization. “Reading is the foundation of all learning and will enable a child to absorb and apply...

GETTING MY PRIORITIES IN CHECK

"GETTING MY PRIORITIES IN CHECK" Don’t get me wrong I #LOVE a tidy neat and sparkly home but at the end of the day do you remember what your house looked like as a small child I surely don’t… is it important?? Obviously we need to maintain some kind of cleanliness possibly ensure everyone has undies,...

REALITY OF PARENTING

PARENTING...WELL all good in theory much harder in real life when you are holding down a Self Employed business, have school pickup drop offs, kindergarten pick up drop offs, a husband that study’s full time, dabbling in home businesses, not to mention the VERY neglected house and the biggest mount washmore that you ever...

Stealing Their Joy?

Who am I to steal their joy because of trivial things such as I don’t want to wash an extra pair of clothes here and there… Do I not want my child to be happy laughing and enjoying a meaningful learning rich environment. Do I not want them to feel valued and know that their ideas...

MAKING A STAND

So I am making a stand I am going to say NO less, I AM going to listen MORE, I am going to get back with the passion that is PLAYING with my beautiful three energetic humans… and just BE in the moment MORE!! I’m not saying they can do everything and anything but innocent...

Why do I Always Say “NO” to My Children

Have you ever stopped and listened to your daily responses to your #children and notice you are caught on the NO TRAIN?? Or perhaps that is just me? I have been more in tune lately after realizing our life was at rush station and have actively been trying to listen to myself during our everyday...
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