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In Others’ Words: Live and Learn

In Others’ Words: Live and Learn

So often we think about all the things children need to learn — the things we need to teach children. We teach children to: do basic life functions: sleep through the night, feed themselves, dress themselves  talk (Use your nice words!)  read  interact with other children (Play nice, right?)   But children teach adults a lot too, don’t you think?  Things like: It’s fun to bu... Read More »

In Others’ Words: What Would You Wish For?

In Others’ Words: What Would You Wish For?

Today’s quote has just a touch of whimsy to it, don’t you think? Haven’t we all dreamed of a wish or two coming true? Maybe paused a moment or two longer before we blew out the candles on our birthday cake and wished extra hard for a certain something? Tossed a few coins in a wishing well? Or wondered when our fairy godmother was going to show up and announce she had our longed-f... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Ya Gotta Believe

In Others’ Words: Ya Gotta Believe

I had a lot to learn when I became a mom. One way I learned was by watching other moms — seeing what they did, seeing if it worked for them, trying to figure out if it would work for me. Another way I learned was by reading books — lots and lots of books. I underlined, wrote do’s and don’ts in notebooks, and compared those notes with other moms. I asked advice from older, w... Read More »