Being Thankful in 2020

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Generally, in November we take time to reflect on what we’re thankful for. We at least do this on Thanksgiving and probably throughout different moments of the month. But this year feels different in so … Read More

How To Help Children With Anxiety

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Anxiety has been high for us all this year, with ever-changing information about COVID-19 and allowable activities, mask mandates, protests, violence, and now uncertainty about what school will look like for our children in the … Read More

Defining Family Values

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What a year it has been! COVID-19 has dramatically affected our lives and we’ve been adjusting. After the tragic death of George Floyd last month, the past few weeks of news and social media have … Read More

Helping Our Kids Through COVID-19

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This season of navigating our families through COVID-19 has been so many things: unprecedented, surreal, scary, uncertain, and challenging. But there have also been moments of joy, peace, and memory-making as we’re all home and … Read More

Confessions of a Needy Parent

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I don’t know about you, but before I became a parent, I thought I’d do it perfectly. I thought I would receive supernatural wisdom and aptitude for parenting when my first child was born. While … Read More

The Importance of Play

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One of the most important building blocks in a child’s life is playing. Children learn important skills, like fine motor abilities, teamwork, problem solving, and creativity when they play. With the prevalence of technology in … Read More