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The Art of Listening To Children Takes At Least Three Ears

“We know that kids with quality early learning opportunities are more likely to graduate from high school, more likely to graduate from college, and more likely to earn higher income. And we know for every one dollar we invest in … Continue reading

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State Champion Liar – What FUN!

This is a rarely seen photo unless you live at my house, then it’s on display in the family room. QUESTION: What’s wrong with this picture? ANSWER: I’m packing heat. Check out. It’s fake heat, but the cap gun from … Continue reading

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Time and Attention

Tell me if you’ve heard this one . . . Five birds are sitting on a telephone wire. Two decide to fly south. How many are left? Most people would say three. Actually, all five are left. You see, deciding … Continue reading

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Temper Tantrums, from Toddlers to Teens

This article (written for another online community) is rather lengthy, so I posted it here as a link as well as the full text. I’m not only a veteran, apparently I’m a rarity, a master if you will (see second … Continue reading

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Free Family Fun – Just Do IT!

The holiday season is supposed to a time of celebration and togetherness—but for many of today’s multi-tasking, mile-a-minute families, it can be frenzied with stress, anxiety, and bickering. On top of the regular everyday routines and obligations, we also have … Continue reading

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Grocery Games for Thanksgiving Shopping

Don’t Forget to Sprinkle Some Fun into Your Thanksgiving Holiday! A stress-free holiday…is that just a myth, or can it be your reality? I’ll go ahead and confess – I’m a mom recovering from Martha Stewart syndrome. Not everything will … Continue reading

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The Question was…How to Deal with Preteen Sass?

The COWCATCHER Answers Parenting Questions With Insightful Advice, Personal Stories and Book Recommends Here’s the first question. Thanks to Susan! Because I’m growing my contact list, I’ve made an incredible offer here in this post. LOOK for it! Dear Susan, … Continue reading

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