Is parenting preteens just parenting on repeat?

What do you do when you have preteens and preschoolers, at the same time? When your child turns double-digits, it’s a brand new adventure, both as a parent and as a homeschooler. Preteens and preschoolers are awesome. Their independence grows. Their maturity and responsibility can blow your mind. But along…

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To the Mom of Many Young Children

To the mom of many young children… Hey there..  Thanks for reading. I know you’re probably stealing a few minutes between diaper changes, or maybe reading a few sentences while nursing the littlest. You probably won’t read all of this all at once, and you’ll have to bookmark it to…

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How to mark the milestones with family traditions

Family Traditions make holidays special The holidays every year mark the milestones of growing up. I have these memories of childhood Christmases spent with my cousins, aunts and uncles, and grandparents. Each of my parents come from larger families, so every year we spent Christmas with extended family, as I…

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Do you need more sleep?

Our sleep needs change as we grow. The amount of sleep we need can fluctuate with growth spurts, developmental milestones and of course, health and illness. You can need more sleep depending on how your body is growing, changing and how your hormones are interacting. Our bodies are complicated chemistry…

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