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The Hardest Thing

You heard it a million times when you were young. Or maybe you were better behaved and didn’t hear it quite as many times as I did. “This hurts me more than it hurts you.” My response as a 10 year old kid was…

October 28, 2013
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Punishing the Punisher

BG slammed a door.I told her we don’t slam doors. She said ok and as she walked away, she slammed the door.She went to Time Out and then we discussed why we don’t slam doors. I explained that if it happened again, she would…

October 1, 2012
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Dear Screaming Child,

I am not confused about what you want. I hear you crying “I want Mommy” over and over and OVER. I have heard it for the past 45 minutes. My lack of response is not the result of your lack of asking. I’m not…

September 12, 2012
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Love is…

Love looks like the perfect pair of shoes that ties the whole outfit together. Love sounds like Brynna’s giggle.  Love tastes like my mom’s cooking. Love is that one pair of jeans that make you feel pretty no matter what you weigh, what time…

August 30, 2012