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The \'Dead\' of Winter

The 'Dead' of Winter

The cold weather has arrived along with the need to grab an extra sweater in the morning, frost glistening on spider webs, and of course, crunchy leaves decorating the ground. As a young child I never thought too hard about where the leaves end up after playtime was over. My family would rake them up, package them into a large bag then bring them to the compost center. But what about all of the leaves that were no...
posted: Nov 29, 2019  |  views: 8  |  comments: 0
Navigating the Holidays

Navigating the Holidays

People often ask, “How important is it to maintain some kind of routine over the holiday season?” Eating well, getting enough sleep and keeping active is always important but it becomes even more so during the holidays. Holiday parties, children’s activities and shopping make the holidays a busy time. It is easy to become tired, stressed out and run down. Maintaining a routine can help to prevent burnout and ke...
posted: Nov 29, 2019  |  views: 23  |  comments: 0
Just the Way We Are

Just the Way We Are

My oldest son started kindergarten this year. Leading up to his first day there was some excitement and some nerves on both of our parts. He was excited to learn and worried about how he would do, being away from me for so long. I was excited for him to go and have fun, but I was worried about whether or not he would be accepted. I think my son is great. He’s lovely, considerate, funny, and fun to be around. But...
posted: Nov 29, 2019  |  views: 15  |  comments: 0
Training Wheels

Training Wheels

My kid is cautious. Sure she’s adept at charging across the room and tackling me flat onto the couch, leaping onto my back without warning, or hanging on to my leg for a free ride, years of practice has built her confidence with this sort of recklessness. She’s also a miniature mountain goat, climbing onto rocks, playgrounds, and my car with ease. She’s like a cat that way. I think she enjoys the perspect...
posted: Nov 29, 2019  |  views: 12  |  comments: 0
Leveraging Holiday Time

Leveraging Holiday Time

The holidays are here. I love this time of year. The tinsel, glitter, gingerbread latté, indulgence and family time. It’s a happy and joyful holiday with a strong general sense of community and harmony. I love watching the season unfold through my children’s eyes and being able to experience family traditions and memory making with them. On the other hand, the holidays are also an incredibly busy time. My cal...
posted: Nov 29, 2019  |  views: 20  |  comments: 0





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