Tag Archives: Parenting

Dirt Road Daily #14: Flourishing Better than Balancing

As a little girl I dreamed of becoming so many things. At a very young age, about 3, I knew I wanted to be a mother. By Kindergarten I believed I could be a mother, teacher, nurse, and space explorer. … Continue reading

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Gender Responsibilities vs. “Roles”

Source: Gender Responsibilities vs. “Roles” Sometimes we set in stone things God did not intend and place upon ourselves unneccesary stresses and structures. Nuturers can find some great support in this podcast.  

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Are You Suffering From Stupid Grit? « Michelle Mcquaid

When it comes to tackling our goals at work or in life, for many of us enthusiasm is common but endurance is rare. Let’s face it being gritty enough to see thin(…) Source: Are You Suffering From Stupid Grit? « … Continue reading

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Are You Making This Common Parenting Mistake? | Live Happy Magazine

Who needs super parents when we can be good, happy ones instead? Source: Are You Making This Common Parenting Mistake? | Live Happy Magazine

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6 Reasons Why You Need More Hugs | Live Happy Magazine

Everyone loves a warm embrace from a loved one, but did you know that hugging has been scientifically proven to boost your health and happiness? Source: 6 Reasons Why You Need More Hugs | Live Happy Magazine

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Cultivating Hope

Lately, it seems, I pull more weeds than produce in patches of my vegetable garden.  The herb garden is taken over by chives.  I feel like torching it and starting over.  I used to have such enthusiasm for planting crops … Continue reading

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Free Range Parenting

Like Scientists, parents and caregivers hope we don’t miss calculate our experiments and create Hulk or Frakenstein instead of a loving, healthy, compassionate human beings. Recently I saw a news story on parents in Maryland that were chastized because they … Continue reading

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