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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. I don’t agree that her […]

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Friends

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” Elbert Hubbard

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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 not unusual for the driver […]

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Life is not meant to be appreciated only in Retrospect

“You and I are ultimately in charge of our own happiness. My wife, Harriet, and I love riding our bicycles. It is wonderful to get out and enjoy the beauties of nature. We have certain routes we like to bike, but we don’t pay too much attention to how far we go or how fast we travel in comparison with […]

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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 in front of my dad. […]

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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 with less intensity—something that can […]

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