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Reblog of Visible Child post: On Parenting Without Dogma (Totally brilliant!!!)

…or the alternative name for this post, if you prefer: “Why I Suck At Marketing.” Let’s just get straight to the point. (Enjoy it, I don’t do that very often. I’m a wanderer, and proud of it.) I have a … Continue reading

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#blogElul 2017 – Day 15: Intend

                  I intended to write a contemplative piece tonight Instead I am spent – physically and emotionally After two days of a journey to visit my elders Three beloved women, all in … Continue reading

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Self-destruct (reblogging)

I was born into an era when fear and relief played equal roles in the minds of many. Fourteen years of wartime rationing had only ended a few years before and the memories of that bloody conflict were still fresh … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 2017 – Day 1: Act

As you’ll see if you looked at my previous post, I erred in posting Day 3 as Day 1. My apologies. The rest will be in order, assuming my brain starts working!  Here’s the real Day 1 post – Act: … Continue reading

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Independent Play: The Holy Grail?

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#BlogElul 2: Act

Today was a day of action, after a rocky start. Recently, my days have been starting with inaction. Stopping before they start. Staying in bed, head buried in my pillow, willing myself not to move. These days, nothing feels better … Continue reading

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The Choices We Make – Everyday Teen Edition

Originally posted on Visible Child:
The choices we make. Every day. Modeling graciousness. Prioritizing connection over control. Placing relationship before “teaching.” I thought I’d share an example from this morning. We had a four day weekend at our house–my daughter’s…

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