Category Archives: Love

A Perfect Mother’s Day Craft

Need an idea for a Mother’s Day Craft? For you and your children, playgroup, or gift? Here’s a reminder of the Mother’s Day Poem that was posted before. It’s SO cute! Create the poem yourself in Word, print, add your … Continue reading

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International Adoption
and the movie “Stuck”

See the movie "Stuck" about the current state of international adoption and sign the petition.

photo by Je.T.’s photostream used under Creative Commons license My brother and sister-in-law are moving to Hong Kong next month and plan to adopt a daughter from China or Hong Kong. Since the implementation of The Hague Convention on Protection … Continue reading

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Continuing the Attitude of Gratitude

I hope that all of you have had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I loved the chance to reflect on all of my wonderful blessings. It filled me and lifted me. How quickly, however, the feeling of gratitude can so easily be … Continue reading

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School Lunch Box Jokes & Notes

Just what I've been looking for.  Printable Jokes to put in my kids' lunches for school!

Free Printable Jokes and Notecards! Brighten your child’s lunch hour with a smile and a laugh! Continue reading

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The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank

Writing in a diary is a really strange experience for someone like me. Not only because I’ve never written anything before, but also because it seems to me that later on neither I nor anyone else will be interested in … Continue reading

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The Cost of Childhood: A Lesson in Perspective

Has this ever happened in your home? Your child does something they are SO proud of and you respond with “How could you use all the ______?” or “Honey, you just wasted all those ______.” or “Please be more careful! … Continue reading

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Fairy Blossoms

Trying out our new camera. Loved seeing my daughter on the trampoline with the new spring blossoms. I haven’t figured out the camera, nor my daughter, but I’m trying to enjoy both of them anyway. If you liked this post, … Continue reading

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To Do List

The image says it all. A great “to do” list that becomes a “to be” list. Continue reading

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The Warm Fuzzie Jar

In case you missed my last 2 posts, I have the Power of Words on my mind. Two weeks ago I wrote about the Power of Words and the value of teaching our kids how to give sincere compliments and … Continue reading

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Brené Brown: The Power of Vulnerability

“There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” –Leonard Cohen I have been enjoying accompanying my husband on a business trip. We are at a convention-like gathering called the Crown Council Event “Where dentists unite, and give.” … Continue reading

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