Heart, Soul and Mind

From Fear to Hope

I wasn’t going to say anything, I am still not sure I will even post this… Over the last few weeks we have been bombarded with reports of online hate and racism. Thankfully there have also been counter posts of love and positivity. I don’t think people like Penny Sparrow are necessarily full of hate. …

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Heart, Soul and Mind

Paying it Forward

I read this lovely article from the New York Times (you can read it here) about a new trend hitting the US and this time it is a positive trend. In the article, Kate Murphy says the following: If you place an order at the Chick-fil-A drive-through off Highway 46 in New Braunfels, Tex., it’s …

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Heart, Soul and Mind

Pass the Biscuits, please!

When I was a kid, my Mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long, hard day at work. On that evening so long ago, my Mom placed a plate of eggs, sausage and extremely burned biscuits …

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Babies and Toddlers

Toddler Tantrums

Screaming, kicking and sometimes biting. Toddler tantrums, if you have not witnessed one, you’ve certainly heard about them. They are the result of the toddler’s limited ability to cope with frustration. While these mini-meltdowns are a normal part of a child’s development, there are ways parents can help toddlers to experience tantrums less often and …

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