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Read to your kids. It’s just that simple.

Read to your kids. It may be the #1  most important parenting tool. I recently read a great article by Ruth Bader Ginsberg about raising trail-blazing daughters. You may have seen this post summarizing Ginsberg’s article floating around Facebook. Here is her original article as well. Ginsberg mentions “fostering a love of reading” in girls before anything else. While […]

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Raising Boys: Pros and Cons

My parents raised five girls.  My older sister had three girls.  So when my husband and I heard the words “outdoor plumbing” at our 20-week ultrasound, we were over the moon.  We had prayed so hard to have a little boy, and our prayers had been answered.  I remember reaching over to hold my husband’s […]

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Babies Don’t Keep

**Taps pen on counter** To Do:  Plan/prepare dinner Write out grocery list Pay bills Organize books Plan E’s 2nd Birthday Party (which…. is next month!  Cue panic). Sweep Mop (which hasn’t been done in 45,627 days) Walk the dog Spend quality time with the husband  Read to E Play with E Pluck eyebrows (see above […]

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