Building your child’s socialization habits

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  There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: One is roots, the other is wings.   Hodding Carter   Establishing social relationships is one of the earliest milestones children of school age achieve. The interactions that they have during these formative years are the building blocks of what will be their lifelong socialization […]

Single Parenting: 4 simple tips for survival

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For me, already being part of a single parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you’d wake up times and hope that the next day you’d be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of. But all I cared […]

Choosing Hearts not Hurries…


What memories do you have of home? What about home makes it a place that you want to return to? For many, the memory has little or nothing to do with a place, but a feeling of comfort, of peace, or of possibility.  When I think about the homes I long to visit, or bring […]

Gathering Time for Together


These days from the week before Thanksgiving to the first of the year happen in rapid fire fashion do they not?  The television, store ads, and aisles all call to us to buy more, spend more, and go go go more. As an old mother of four young adults I find that the real treat […]