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Does the Truth Really Hurt?

Dear Children, Speak your truth. Say it boldly. Say it with your eyes, your demeanor, and your inside voice, if necessary, but say it. Do not shrink or dull yourself because someone else feels uncomfortable in your light. That is on them.…
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25 Ways Joyful Families Operate

We all long for a joyful life. To be in the company of people who are happy and peaceful is nirvana. We create visions in our heads of what a joyful life looks like then we proceed to Pin everything that meets that perception. A tapestry…

How we speak to our Children Really does Matter

Our words are important. They are powerful. How you use them can create a sense of peace and calm or divisiveness and shame. When talking to my children I not only see them as a vital part of our family, but I also see them as independent beings…
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The Sunshine that Caused a Poop Storm

During times when my kids' reactions seem over the top or uncalled for in my grown-up opinion is precisely when I need to remind myself to stay calm, to trust and to be gentle. I'm sure many of you can relate. Below is a little episode I wish…