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How Saying Yes to My Toddler Made This a Great Summer

How Saying Yes to My Toddler Made This a Great Summer
Sometimes the change you need comes in the form of a tiny hand. One of my two-year-old’s favorite things to ask now that he’s learning to talk is, “Outside?” He will often bring us his shoes and ask, or hold up his hand and say, “Hand? Outside?” knowing he’s not allowed to navigate the back... Read more »

Suddenly He's a Toddler

Suddenly He's a Toddler
People say, “It goes by so fast….” They say, “Just wait...” They say, “They’re only babies for a moment…” And this time, they’re right.   When you bring home your newborn and start trying to get settled into parenthood, people tell you to “cherish every moment.” This makes you inwardly roll your eyes at them... Read more »

Learning to Say "No."

Learning to Say "No."
My dear friend Amy taught me a very valuable lesson. “Your time is precious and you can’t do everything. It’s okay to say NO. You have to.” I’m paraphrasing a little, but the message is clear. Some people, myself included, want to be able to say yes to every favor, every invitation, every request our... Read more »
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