Be the Best You Can Be: Parenting

Review: Contigo Drink Bottles

April 2, 2014

A couple of months ago, I sat next to Tea from Name My Stuff in a meeting, and I noticed her pull out a drink bottle from her bag. I immediately knew it was the type of drink bottle I was looking for — I needed new bottles for my kids — so I asked [...]

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I’m a Tree; She’s a Bird

March 31, 2014

“I feel scared about facing this week,” I said to my husband yesterday. That sounds rather pathetic, especially when I write it down like that.  But it’s true! I have this fear, anxiety you might call it.  Matt is away, which isn’t unusual, but I am feeling so weary at the end of this school [...]

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Choosing the Right Technology Device for School Use

March 18, 2014

Sponsored by Nuffnang “Can you put that date in my phone calendar please?”  I asked my daughter who was sitting in the car passenger seat across from me.  We were already on our way to the next stop and I knew if I didn’t put the appointment in, I would be liable to forget.  I [...]

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Hello Robot-Mode.

March 6, 2014

5:30am – Alarm I don’t even beg the morning for more sleep. Swing my legs. Sit up. Walk to the stove top. Heat water for tea. Make lunches for school. “Good morning.” “Hello love.” “How did you sleep?” Hug the one that needs a lot of hugs. “Eat breakfast.” “Get ready for school.” “Yes, you [...]

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If You Feel Sorry for Yourself

February 24, 2014

I remember mum saying this to me during my teenage years. Now I’m approaching that stage of parenting with my own kids, and I can freshly see the wisdom in the words, and the perspective it gives you.   What I’ve gleaned so far about my experience with the tween-teen years, is their world can [...]

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February 4, 2014

This resonated with me well. It reminded me why I make a choice to weave the little Love the Moment Moments into the every day. by William Martin

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