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Seeds and a Dream: Lessons from Our Children

Starting around the age of 3, my son (Logan) began to be OBSESSED with what he called “experiments.” In most rooms in our house, you could find a cup full of goodness-knows-what that he had created. He loved to mix random things together and see what would happen. Some of them contained a mixture of […]

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Dealing with your Explosive Child

Living with “The Hulk”  Flashback to Summer of 2015. It was probably hungry-o’clock in the afternoon for my seven-year-old son (we’ll call him “L”). My girls were in the other room likely watching a show or playing nicely. I was crouched on the floor of my bedroom, taking a shaky breather and crying. I could hear […]

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How to Parent When Times are Tough

It’s just been one of those times recently—one of those tough phases in life that everyone goes through now and then when the clouds converge, the stars mis-align, and it feels like I’m the walking embodiment of the when it rains, it pours idiom. The last time I was knocked off my axis like this was […]

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