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10 Mindfulness Exercises to Do With Your Kids

10 Mindfulness Exercises to Do With Your Kids

A few mornings ago, as we stepped outside in the chill of the early morning air, my six-year-old son stopped in his tracks and said— “Smell that! Take a deep breath.” “It’s so fresh,” his brother followed up. And my heart stretched a little on both […]

Things a mother never wants to hear

Things a mother never wants to hear

We can just go ahead and file this one under: Things That Break A Mama’s Heart. I’ve mentioned to you guys before what a sensitive soul my daughter is, and maybe what trouble she’s had making friends at school this year? In the beginning I […]

Oh Happy Day!

Oh Happy Day!

These last two weeks have been some of the happiest days I can remember. It was so nice to have all three of the kids at home again. I love watching the way they interact together and love one another, I pray the bond they […]

Don’t Ever Stop Being You

Don’t Ever Stop Being You

If ever there was a message that could sum up what I would like to say to my creative, unique, beautiful, wonderful and bright daughter … it would be this: People tell me all the time how great it is that I let her express […]

Every Child a Superhero

Every Child a Superhero

This post was written in honor of National Superhero Day (April 28th) and my friends in Pittsburgh lining up to take a stand against child abuse and trying to break a World Record for the most superheroes in one place at one time, here’s to being SUPER! The […]

The Swings

The Swings

We all have them, Parenting Strengths and Weaknesses, whether we admit them or not. There just happens to be some things we are inherently good at when it comes to parenting and some things, well, that we must have been absent for the day they […]

Making the most of the New Year

Making the most of the New Year

I thought I’d share a fun tradition for New Year’s Day that I like to do with my kids, it can be as simple or as extravagant as you make it and it gives you a reason to think outside the box and indulge in […]

Earth Day for Kids

Earth Day for Kids

Looking for some wholesome ways to spend Earth Day with your family? Here’s KSW’s Top 10 list of ways to celebrate this valuable tradition with the ones you love. 1. Spend a few hours at home decluttering your belongings. Gather up canned goods, old clothes, magazines […]

The Pleasure in Today

The Pleasure in Today

A Prayer in Spring by Robert Frost Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today; And give us not to think so far away As the uncertain harvest; keep us here All simply in the springing of the year. Excerpt from The Station: A Reminder […]

Toddlers and Textures

Toddlers and Textures

Recently, I stumbled onto a terrific site, Write, Mama, Write, authored by a charming mother named Beth. She uses her blog as a writing outlet and along the way – describes all the wonderfully creative projects her and her son do together. I’m so happy […]