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My Five-Year-Old Taught Me Real Kindness

We talk a lot about kindness in our house. Before my son went to kindergarten this year, we spent August reading books with great professions of kindness like We’re All Wonders, The Invisible Boy, and Spork. We talked about seeing others. About looking for someone who needs a friend. About learning how differences are beautiful. […]

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Enough Excuses

Dulled by repetition, we hear the news with only semi-surprised horror. We see the all-too-regular imagery of children hiding under their desks and running from their school. We see the families hugging—some in relief, others in grief—around the school perimeter. With hard-to-admit shame, we experience another moment of “Thank God, it’s not my baby” gratitude. […]

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I Wish Someone Had Told Me… About The Emotions of Parenting

Parenthood comes with big emotions.   Wait, did you think I was going to talk about my kids’ emotions? Nope. My kids have plenty of big emotions. But they’re young and experiencing things for the first time, so that’s to be expected. Me on the other hand? I’m supposed to be mature and calm, right?  […]

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Festivus aka Motherhood - Richmond Moms Blog

Festivus aka Motherhood

Frank Constanza can declare “Festivus for the rest of us!” all he wants, but as moms of toddlers, we’re already there. The Airing of Grievances  While grown-ups may need a made-up holiday to have the courage to share their grievances, a toddler needs no special occasion. Temperature too cold? Aired. Outfit too purple? Aired. Stars […]

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