What if I lose my identity?

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Who am I? What is my identity? I can hear the legions of women asking themselves that question as they ponder Lisa-Jo’s weekly prompt over at The Gypsy Mama. I’ll bet that “Mom” tops the list. After all, when you have children, you become a parent. You might still have a job outside the home, […]

Are you raising a praise junkie?

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Good girl!  Good boy!  Good job! Are those phrases a familiar part of your parenting repertoire? As much as we believe we are being supportive and loving of our children when we use these phrases, we actually might be raising a junkie. That’s right. You heard me. A praise junkie. Just as addicts crave the […]

Five Minute Friday-Growing

  As we grow up our kids, we grow up ourselves. We begin with the best of intentions, vowing to be the best parents we can possibly be. We will lead them to be good, kind children, full of faith and joy and love. And then, they become toddlers, little mirrors of ourselves, and we […]

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