Category Archives: Parenting Toddlers

What’s Around the Corner?

I gave birth to my son 18 years ago and daughter 16 years ago; I could never have guessed the range of emotions that were in store for me. I remember holding both of those precious newborns and feeling only … Continue reading

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Popsicle Sticks In the Mail

When my son was little and feeling under the weather, I’d pull out a popsicle to boost his spirits. You gotta love the simplicity of a child’s heart. Once when he was about 4 years old, he over heard me … Continue reading

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Close the Gate!

I¬†volunteer in our church on Sunday evenings during the high school service.¬† We get to watch and play with the small group leaders adorable children while they mentor our less adorable teenagers. One Sunday I was assigned the infant room. … Continue reading

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I Don’t Have Anything To Wear!

Our daughter has tried my patience in so many ways in regard to getting dressed for school over the years. After the preschool incident, I tried to let her choose her own outfits. I even tried letting her pick it … Continue reading

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Good Morning Sunshine!

My daughter is not a morning person. She never has been. I’m not either. When my son started kindergarten years ago, getting her up and moving was more difficult than getting him up. Most of the time, I just picked … Continue reading

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