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I wanted to share this article with you all today. I am curious about your thoughts. I happen to think that it’s a bit too simplified, in that rather than four categories that all parents fall into, it is more … Continue reading
Our family lost a furry member the day before yesterday. It came as quite a shock, too, when Natalie reached her hand into the hamster house and found that Vanilla was not stirring. But that was followed by a feeling … Continue reading
(I am reblogging this for those of you who haven’t seen it yet.) Dear friends of Feeleez, We’d like to see Feeleez enjoyed by children everywhere. We’ve been in business three years now and with time we have collected a … Continue reading
I recently responded in a comment to a couple of readers that I would “write more in another post” in further discussion of educating our children. I’ve decided to do that in at least 2 parts: first, I’d like to … Continue reading
You may have heard me mentioned this before, but still my proverbial prince has not yet come, so I wanted to put it out there again… Natalie and I have three stellar books already finished and just waiting to be … Continue reading
Do you know what you want? Have you thought much about it? Is it something you think you even deserve to ponder? I ask this of my clients a lot. They then immediately begin whittling down the domain of such a … Continue reading
Hello friends. I just wanted to let you know, I am going to be “offline” for the weekend. Our family, including Natalie’s sister, is going to a music festival on a farm outside of Portland. Emily will be vending her … Continue reading
It’s a new day, friends. You may have blown it hugely yesterday. You may have done or said your parenting worst. You may have acted in such a way that you think your parenting license should be revoked. You may … Continue reading