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6 Things Savvy Parents Understand

Many points of childhood are happy and innocent. But childhood is also confusing, and even more so in the teen years. None of us get through childhood OR parenthood unscathed. At some point, even if you do everything “right,”  it will be...

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10 Ways to Make Your Camper Confident

It’s Spring which means that before you know it, you’ll be at the bus stop sending your kid off to camp for the first time for what is sure to be the time of his or her life! She’s watched the welcome...

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What is a parent coach and do I need one?

What is a parent coach and do I need one?

For those of you unfamiliar with coaching, here's a broad definition: A coach helps you clarify your needs and desires and also identifies your obstacles and challenges to meeting those needs. A coach partners with you to help you get out of...

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The Shame of Being a Hairy Girl

When I was an adolescent, one of my vocabulary words was "hirsute," which is a sophisticated word for hairy. I was a fuzzy kid, and I remember being mortified when the teacher asked for someone to use the word in a sentence....

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Confessions of a Stay Home Mom: I Miss My Self

 Notes From a Stay Home Mom I am fortunate to be a mostly stay home mom and work part-time. But my transition to motherhood was bumpy.  Early on I was excited about motherhood and also sad about what it meant for my own identity.  Though...

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