As a Kiddo

Go Over Their Heads

We've heard baby talk is bad. We know the importance of talking to our babies even though they don't understand. Babies need to hear things they can't possibly understand so they can develop speech and understanding. But what about our toddlers and preschoolers? What about our school-age kids? It can be…
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Personal Growth

On Being Radically Moderate in 2017

Since having kids completely ripped away my ability to power through whatever life threw at me, I have struggled with how to make life perfect again. In case you were wondering, this isn’t exactly possible. But I’ve often thought that if I just try harder or come up with the perfect program or schedule then the weight will melt off, parenting will be…
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Personal Growth

December Wrap-Up

Our daughter delivering one of her many homemade presents In Real Life December was full of friends and family. Our seven-year old spent nearly all of December making handmade gifts that she gave out at parties and hand delivered a few days before got together with both Dan's and my…
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