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This Is (All Of) Us: Why We Have Fallen in Love with the Pearsons

Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve at least heard about NBC’s latest attempt to pull heartstrings and draw you in each week with a TV show called This Is Us. It’s basically an hour-long cryfest every Tuesday night…and I mean that in the best way. Honestly, after a recent episode, which largely focused on […]

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Tell Them Your Story

Tell Them Your Story

My son tells stories with his whole body. He gets a look when he is telling one. He raises his bushy eyebrows, looks down the tip of his nose, and launches in exuberantly. He has already developed a sense of timing, inflection for emphasis, and sense of humor. He approaches a story wide-eyed. He even […]

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Social Emotional Development

Social Emotional Development: Using Books to Teach Important Life Skills {Free Printable}

One of the most influential things we can do for our children is to nurture and encourage their social emotional development. These foundational tools will help them understand and express their own feelings, accurately read and respond to other people’s emotional state, manage their own expressions, show empathy to others and be able to maintain relationships as they […]

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It Took Two Years

The other night I was laying with my little girl while she fell asleep. I was rubbing her back and comforting her while we were snuggled up. It was normal — a totally normal occurrence on a normal night with my little girl. But then I realized that this normalcy wasn’t normal AT ALL! You […]

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Call Me Old-Fashioned

Call Me Old-Fashioned: Why You Should Still Buy a Newspaper

Yes, go ahead and call me old-fashioned, but I read the newspaper. Perhaps it’s the journalist in me (I majored in journalism in college). Perhaps it is just as much a morning ritual as drinking my coffee. Maybe it was my grandparents’ influence on me; all those years that I observed them sipping coffee in […]

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