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21 Ways To Save Yourself From Anger

Kids change your life. We all know that! Before I had kids I imagined all the ways. Was I ever surprised that I often found myself getting angry! I thought of myself as a very calm person. I was never … Continue reading

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21 Ways To Let Go of Anger

Kids change your life. We all know that! Before I had kids I imagined all the ways. Was I ever surprised that I often found myself getting angry! I thought of myself as a very calm person. I was never … Continue reading

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Reasonable Expectations Verses No Expectations…What Do You Think?

Reasonable expectations verses no expectations…What do you think? Last week I posted a message about green tomatoes and expectations. You have certain expectations for life that life doesn’t always respond to. Like waiting for my green tomatoes to turn red. … Continue reading

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Give Your Child The Gift of Roots and Wings by Letting Go

“Good parents give their children Roots and Wings. Roots to know where home is, Wings to fly away and exercise what’s been taught them.” ~Jonas Salk I was riding my bike to school last Friday when I saw a good … Continue reading

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The Fine Mingling of Holding On and Letting Go

“Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.” ― Deborah Reber, Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul Who’s good at letting go? Not … Continue reading

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Allow… And Then Accept!

Summer is a busy time for Mamas and sometimes it’s hard to stay a “Zen Mama”. There’s always a houseful here whether it’s friends, grandparents, cousins, aunts and uncles! As I try to organize jobs, sports, gardening and meals, I … Continue reading

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