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How to Make Peace with Autumn

Autumn is often viewed as a bitter sting after our fun loving friend Summer has gone. But that doesn’t need to be the case. Each season has it’s own unique energy, and humans are connected to that energy too. After the frenetic intensity of summer, where we’ve thrown caution to the wind, stayed up too late, and gallivanted around, we […]

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The Magic of Reading Aloud

You know those moments when your child is grouchy, whiny, or lashing out? Well, there is an (almost) instant cure that will soothe the most troubled little heart or weary body. Reading Aloud. At the heart of this idea is connection, and that’s what children (and any human) need most when they are having a hard time. They need to […]

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4 Ways to be a Happy Mama

In my experience, these 4 things have made the most positive and lasting contribution to my happiness. They take time and consistent effort, but without them, I become irritable, exhausted, and impatient.  With them, I am a source of energy, compassion, and creativity.  Even though I often have to talk myself into making these things a priority, I am always, always, so glad I did!

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