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September 7: Why I’m not angry at my first husband.

And so the rambling begins…… It’s funny the things we remember, cling to or eventually let go of. When I was younger I would hear people say things like, “You can’t have the dawn without the dark.” Or, “You can’t know what happiness really feels like unless you’ve experienced the pain.” I get that now. […]

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November 24, 2011

My “thankful list” for 2011

This has been a roller coaster year for us and sometimes I find myself wondering, “How am I supposed to keep up?” Do you ever feel that way? {i.e. completely overwhelmed, under-rested and racing against the clock day in and day out to get everything accomplished.} This past week has been really difficult for Rick […]

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10 ways to teach kids to be thankful and grateful

10 ways to teach kids to be thankful and grateful (Tweeted by Shara Lawrence-Weiss on Friday, November 19, 2010) Tip #1: Just as children are made readers on the laps of their parents, they are made “thankful” by seeing a thankful attitude modeled. Tip #2: Celebrate World Gratitude Day (Sept.), Keep the ideas flowing all […]

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Wouldn’t it be better if kids like that just did not exist?

*This article was originally posted on examiner.com. Jump over there to view the comments left by readers. Wouldn’t it be better if kids like that just did not exist? When examiner asked us to write more localized pieces, I started by writing a couple of humorous bits. All the while I was trying to wrap […]

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