Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Elusive Quest for Balance in Difficult Times

I’m excited to feature a guest post from wise and talented blogger Ida Mae West-Simone of A Vision For Our Kids.  Ida Mae is a teacher and reading advocate, currently teaching special education to Junior Kindergarten to grade three students.  … Continue reading

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Just a Little Heart Attack

I originally posted this on The Brighter Side of Parenting, but it’s such an important topic I wanted to share it here too. My in-laws were visiting recently, and my health-conscious mother-in-law mentioned she was going to email me a short … Continue reading

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Dig a Little Deeper

In our culture of technology, instant gratification and short attention spans, it’s easy to make quick, superficial assumptions about people. I recently stumbled upon this poster in my Facebook news feed and it really moved me: It was originally posted … Continue reading

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Common Cold or Life Lesson?

I haven’t been myself lately.  Something happened several weeks ago, I’m not even sure when: I let busyness take the place of joy.  My energy has been low.  I haven’t felt my usual “spark.”  I haven’t taken time for fun … Continue reading

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