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Breaking the Selfishness Cycle

Lately it seems that tragedy has been swirling around near me. It hasn’t come close enough to touch me directly, it’s just hanging around a person or two removed from me and my family. A coworker’s sister, a friend’s dad, a cousin’s roommate, a friend of a friend, all irrevocably changed in the face of […]

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All They Need Is Love: Foster Care And Adoption

In this world of mom blogs, parenting articles, and social media, it has become clear that there are a million different ways to raise kids. Some moms breastfeed, some bottle feed. Some babies are born in hospitals, some are born at home. Some kids attend public school, some attend private school, and some are homeschooled. […]

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The Day Kindergarten Went Wrong: A Tough Day for my Special Needs Son

The first three days of kindergarten went great. Happy smiles, hugs, and high fives all around as I promised my little boy I would be back to pick him up later. Then day four arrived. The crying started early when my husband and two oldest children headed out for work and school. Our little bear reluctantly […]

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