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Children Learn What They Live

The poem “Children Learn What They Live” by Dorothy Law Nolte, is a wonderful roadmap to raising positive, happy and successful children. The list touches on some of the values contained in my upcoming book “The Mom Principles”.  Dorothy and I were probably separated at birth 😀 …  Enjoy it! Children Learn What They Live  “If a child lives with criticism, (s)he …

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Reading is key…

…to succeed in school. Reading is also the key to succeed in life. It helps strengthen and encourage growing our children’s minds, it fosters positive values, and builds character. I’d like to know what books you recommend reading to kids. Do you have some good ideas and titles to share? [ela]

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Grandma’s Hands

  I love this story…I guarantee YOU will, too! “Grandma, some ninety plus years, sat feebly on the patio bench. She didn’t move, just sat with her head down staring at her hands. When I sat down beside her she didn’t acknowledge my presence and the longer I sat I wondered if she was okay. …

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Why God Made Moms

This is cute.  Enjoy! Answers given by 2nd grade school children to the following questions: Why did God make mothers? 1. She’s the only one who knows where the scotch tape is. 2. Mostly to clean the house. 3. To help us out of there when we were getting born. How did God make mothers? …

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“Because She Is A Mother”

A few days ago, I launched my new MOMtivation Channel on YouTube with a video inspired by the post “A Mother’s Influence.” As a result, someone approached me and said to me:“You are really OBSESSED with this mom thing.” These lines are attributed to Victor Hugo: “She broke the bread into two fragments and gave …

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~ Where Tradition and Science Agree ~

I’m always speaking about magnifying our calling of motherhood. In doing so, I may at times neglect the fundamental and urgent role of fathers in our family, the main rock of any society. While it’s true that fatherlessness is common – and even hip – in our times,  it has been called “The Central Social Problem …

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Keeping My Vegan Child Healthy

Right before Christmastime, my girls were learning about Jane Goodall and talking about their love for animals. Elyssa, my youngest, kept asking questions about where meat, eggs and milk came from. My honest yet careful answers still disturbed her. Many say “I don’t eat anything with a face”; at that moment, my daughter’s vowed to ” …

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