Tag Archive: parenting

Jan 28 2014

Avoid Sick Days: Keep Your Family Healthy

Nothing strikes fear in a working mom’s heart more than the sound of a child getting up in the middle of the night and telling you that they feel sick. Since I am relatively new to my job, I do not have a lot of personal leave stored up, and even if I did, most …

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Mar 17 2012

How To Share Your Proud Parent Moments

I’m a mom to six awesome kids. I’d like to say that they are awesome due to my superior mothering, but that would be a lie. In many ways they are awesome in spite of my many flaws! I’m usually pretty careful about bragging about my kids, in public and on this blog, partially out …

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Apr 20 2011

First Things First

Over the past few months there has been a lot of chatter about Amy Chua’s parenting memoir, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. I’ve not read the book, but I’ve seen Ms. Chua’s interviews from several sources and read enough reviews to know that her parenting styles and mine are dramatically different from each other. …

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Nov 30 2010

My Cherished Readers:

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Last week I asked you to chime in on your thoughts on holidays and dates and family time. Chime in you did. I am humbled. You all gave me so much to think about! I’m going to really cherish my time having all of my kids under one roof …

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Oct 05 2010

How to be a better mother.

I betĀ that you wish becoming better at motherhood was as easy as reading a blog post. I do too. Sadly, our sinful nature does not allow us to to be the moms we envision. You know what I’m talking about. I envision myself as a sort of June Cleaver in 2010. (If June Cleaver would …

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