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Never Too Early

   Here is the new daddy and baby Ethan. Ethan is about two weeks old in this picture, and he already has his own board book library. Lucky baby. Some may think reading to a two week…

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Can Your Children Wait?

When I was teaching I used to tell my husband that there was never a second grade boy who didn’t want to be first in line no matter where we were going. The drive to “be first”…

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Hopes, Dreams and Realities

   I first heard about a far-off Asian country called Viet Nam when I was a junior in high school. One of my classmates’ dad was there as an American “advisor.” I didn’t know a thing about…

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The Culture of Your Home

   I’m not aware that my parents had any plan in mind when it came to parenting. Our day to day lives just sort of happened. But there was the high expectation that my brother and I…

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Goals, not Resolutions

   Anne Lamott just advised me not to go on a diet on January 1st. I think she’s right– the people who go on diets lose a lot of weight in a hurry and then put it…

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