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honestly

I'm Not Worth It

In the mothering years that surrounded that day, my wardrobe suffered seriously. After all those pregnancy/post-pregnancy stages, I couldn’t bring myself to spend money on clothes for myself or for my changing body. read more

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Getting Our Play On

I threw myself into planning activities that contained one critical element - be as ridiculously kid-like as much as possible. To my delight, he was game. read more

self

The Be Brave 2014 Kissing Challenge

There’s nothing like a good kiss, and yet some married couples choose to opt out. These couples may swap a quick before-ya-go or welcome-home-but-get-out-of-my-way-because-I’m-busy kiss, but beyond that, kissing has become a lost art. Where did all the kisses go!?!! read more

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Setting Aside the “Hurry Up, We’re Late” Life

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How Digital Media Supports Learning in Children

The Fred Rogers Center has devoted a lot of time to exploring the topic of digital media and young children. While the topic often sparks skepticism about its value or even concerns about potential damage, the FRC has found digital media can have many benefits when used correctly. read more