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Spring Awakens the Senses

Spring Awakens the Senses

Birds are singing. Bees are buzzing. Butterflies are fluttering. Flowers are blooming. Trees are leafing. Grass is greening. Dandelions are sprouting. Lawn mowers are busy. Skies are bluing. Clouds are…

Carry it Right

Carry it Right

How will you carry your baby once he is here?  It may seem like a silly question at first, but given a little thought, you will realize the importance of…

Is Living Fun?

Is Living Fun?

When you hit the hay at the end of most days can you review your baby/toddler’s day and feel confident that he had fun?  That doesn’t mean every second had…

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

There is a line of thinking that says parenting a newborn baby “comes naturally.”  If you are a parent, you know this isn’t totally so.  If you are expecting to…

Guide Me Well

Guide Me Well

When you learn something new, do you feel a sense of anxiety?  Do you find yourself hoping you won’t be asked to help demonstrate a new skill?  Do you tend…

It’s the Rule

It’s the Rule

Some of us remember having rules everywhere.  I recall rules at home (no spitting, no hitting, close the door behind you, etc.), church (be quiet and listen to the preacher,…

Give Me a Valentine, Please

Give Me a Valentine, Please

How many times have you had someone commit an act of kindness unexpectedly either for you or for someone near you?  The whiter my hair gets, the more this happens,…

Better Safe Than Sorry

Better Safe Than Sorry

Were you prepared for the recent big snowstorm?  “Jonas” dumped a beautiful foot of snow on our parts, but that was only half of what we were expecting.  Did you…

Visiting Before Birth

Visiting Before Birth

Don’t forget to play and interact with your baby before he arrives.  That’s right, by the time you are pregnant, you should begin thinking about and making plans to get…

Chillin’

Chillin’

The next few months will likely consist of some difficult weather.  It becomes a problem for families with young children who must remain cooped up inside for days (sometimes weeks!)…