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Where, Oh Where, Has My Motivation Gone?

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"Motivation is great, but you can't be motivated all the time.   Discipline is greater than motivation.  Discipline means doing the work even when...

When Running Away Looks an Awful Lot Like Running Towards Home

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Running away can often be a plea to be lured back home.     “Come get me, mama,” she dared, arms crossed across her chest, a full...

Picky Eaters: I’m a Lover, Not a (Food) Fighter

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Dealing with kids who are picky eaters can be challenging when you're feeding them three meals a day. Read on for tips to eliminate...

The Mom Whisperer: How I Realized I Was a Yeller

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A few weeks back, I came down with a classic respiratory bug. A handful of times per season, this superbug camps out in my...

The Pep Talks That Got Us Through the Terrible Threes

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Everyone talks about the “terrible two” phase, so I expected there would be difficulty, defiance, and a general feeling of not knowing what to...

Is Your Child a Dandelion or an Orchid? 4 Ways To...

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  My sons have a lot in common: the same sparkling blue eyes, an obsession with Lightning McQueen and sweet potatoes, and the same birthday....