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  1. Day 24: Hang on loosely and don’t let go July 1, 2015

    Posted in A Thought a Day on Parenting-for 31 Days.

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  2. Day 23: Provide opportunities for kids to be nurturing June 30, 2015

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  3. Day 21: Be the “Best Mom (or Dad) Ever” June 27, 2015

    Posted in A Thought a Day on Parenting-for 31 Days.

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  4. Cooper Mountain Nature Park-Summer 2015 Outdoor Adventure with kids – No. 2 June 26, 2015

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2015.

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  5. Day 19: Tell your kids when others say nice things about them June 25, 2015

    Posted in A Thought a Day on Parenting-for 31 Days.

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  6. Day 18: Feed them June 24, 2015

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  7. Day 16: Let your kids “chill” June 22, 2015

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  8. Day 15: Celebrate Father’s and Mother’s Day June 21, 2015

    Posted in A Thought a Day on Parenting-for 31 Days, Uncategorized.

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  9. Day 14: We take care of our own June 20, 2015

    Posted in A Thought a Day on Parenting-for 31 Days.

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  10. Day 13: Teach them to work June 19, 2015

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  11. Day 12: Go on outdoor adventures with your kids June 18, 2015

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  12. Day 10: Show hospitality June 16, 2015

    Posted in A Thought a Day on Parenting-for 31 Days.

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  13. Day 9: Say, “I am sorry” June 15, 2015

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  14. Day 7: Be present with your kids June 13, 2015

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  15. Day 5: Allow yourself to relax June 11, 2015

    Posted in A Thought a Day on Parenting-for 31 Days.

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  16. Day 3: Give them experiences, not material goods June 9, 2015

    Posted in A Thought a Day on Parenting-for 31 Days.

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  17. Prom is fun for kids — and parents- (so please understand) May 21, 2015

    Posted in Moms, Motherhood, Twins, Writing.

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  18. When one of my Twins is missing from “his couch” April 29, 2015

    Posted in Children, Kids growing up, Parenting, Raising boys, Raising Teens, Raising twins, Real LIfe, Twins, Writing.

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  19. On my son turning 12 and me spreading the Nutella correctly March 27, 2015

    Posted in Children, Family Life, Kids, Moms, Motherhood, Navigating Motherhood, Parenting Philosophy, Raising Tweens, Real-Life Mom column, Tradition, Transitions, Tweens.

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  20. What fills in The Dashes of our Lives? March 17, 2015

    Posted in Being present, Christianity, Faith and Culture, Integrity, Life, Motherhood, Parenting Philosophy, Writing.

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  21. Do they feel we love our work more than them? March 11, 2015

    Posted in 31 Days of Parenting Philosophy, Attitude, Being present, Kids, Moms, Motherhood, Navigating Motherhood, Parenting, Parenting Philosophy, Raising Teens, Raising Tweens, Technology Free, The Extraordinary Ordinary, work, working moms, Writing.

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  22. When we cannot “do,” we have to just “be” February 27, 2015

    Posted in Accident, Being present, Faith, Life, Writing.

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  23. Having a Mary mindset in a Martha World January 9, 2015

    Posted in 31 Days of Parenting Philosophy, Accident, Being present, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Faith, Faith and Culture, Family Life, Gratitude, Grown children, Kids, Life, Moms, Motherhood, Navigating Motherhood, Real LIfe, Real-Life Mom column - The Oregonian, Writing.

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  24. It’s hard, it gets better, keep on keeping on – On parenting December 19, 2014

    Posted in Family Life, Kids, Moms, Motherhood, Navigating Motherhood, Parenting, Parenting Philosophy, Raising Teens, Raising Tweens, Real LIfe, Real-Life Mom column, Real-Life Mom column - The Oregonian, Teaching Moments, Teens, Transitions, Tweens, Twins, West Linn, Writing.

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