My Job as a Hiking Guide

    Last week I went on a hike with my son. Well, it wasn’t a big hike, certainly not like those dog friendly hikes designed to give four-legged friends loads of time to explore outdoors. This was more like walking through the woods to the end of our property. To a three-year-old, however, it is a…

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What a red dye sensitivity means for our family

We’re traveling this week and next, so I’m sharing some of my favorite posts from the archives. This one seemed especially timely with Valentine's Day, and all of it's pink and red food, coming up this weekend. It happens every few months. As our oldest daughter rages and screams, one of our other girls will…

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Before You Put Too Much Stock in Your Child’s Test Scores, Read This

The following post is from Jennifer, a lifelong educator: Emphasis on test scores in schools today has reached fever pitch.  Students are drilled on how to answer questions, time is spent taking practice tests, and teachers collaborate on how to raise the numbers.  I agree that we need a way to assess the effectiveness of…

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5 eBooks on Motherhood & Parenting Just $7.40 {BundleoftheWeek.com}

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Last week I announced my new site, an ebook store called BundleoftheWeek.com! Our first bundle was a sweet collection of ebooks to help you kickstart the New Year. This week, we've an amazing bundle of ebooks designed to support you in motherhood and parenting in general! This bundle is available for just $7.40 (a savings…

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