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When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking… I Was!

“In teaching (and mothering) you cannot see the fruit of a day’s work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.” ~ Jacques Barzun I am so lucky to have the mother I do as an example of … Continue reading

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The Three Best Gifts for Your Children This Holiday Season

“The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.” ~Burton Hillis I’m finally finished with my Christmas shopping (at least pretty much!) and my two older sons have … 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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Introducing Zen Mama Travels

Bike path, Dillon Colorado “How can you do it?” “Our kids have trouble making a one hour trip into the mountains.” “We wouldn’t want them with us anyway.” “My boys would never go in an art museum.” “My kids can’t … Continue reading

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The Gift of Unconditional Love….Part 2

“Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.” ~Author unknown, attributed to a 7-year-old named Bobby “They err who thinks Santa Claus comes down through the chimney; he really enters through … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Gift You Can Give Your Family This Holiday?

“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled … Continue reading

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Sparkle Twinkle

“Handle them carefully for words have more power than atom bombs.” ~ Pearl Strachan 
“Watch your thoughts for they become words. Watch your words for they become action.” ~ Anonymous Words are powerful. Remember the old saying “Stick and stones … Continue reading

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The Lesson Of The Flower Seed Packet

“Siblings are different flowers from the same garden.” ~Author unknown “This is the part of the essence of motherhood, watching your kids grow into their own person and not being able to do anything about it. Otherwise children would be … Continue reading

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