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gratitude and learning

A Time for Gratitude and Learning

As parents, we are certainly navigating uncharted territory right now in light of the global situation we are facing due to the coronavirus. We all want to do what’s best for our children and our families. We’re all confused and scared. That being said, we can use this time as an opportunity to teach our […]

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big kid milestones

Unexpected Firsts

One recent weekend my children had a first. It wasn’t something I was looking for like I had when they were babies. It was something that struck me as we were in the moment and filled me with joy. We went sleigh riding. It was something we had never attempted due to lack of equipment, […]

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family vacation as an extreme sport

Vacation Parenting – An Extreme Sport

Ahhhhh, vacation. Just the word makes me want to relax. Some of my best memories as a kid are vacations at my grandparents’ house in Florida and weekends in the Catskills. You get to put your “regular life” aside and have some fun adventures and see new places. As I got older, vacations evolved. In […]

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don't joke about keeping the kids alive.

Can We Please Stop Joking About This?

Over the past 10 years, I’ve definitely gone through quite a lot of changes. Most notably becoming a parent to four children, leaving my career to care for my son, and ultimately losing him shortly after he turned three. I’m relatively open about the story with my son. However, the things I experienced over our […]

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