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November’s Eve Resolution: Avoid the Post-Holiday Letdown

Well, the holidays are approaching — No! No! Don’t run! It’s okay. I’m just here to talk. Sit down. Stop shaking. We’re going to be okay. Here’s a paper bag. Breathe deeply. Breathe. Believe me, I know from experience how all the holiday stress followed by post-holiday letdown makes you wonder if the season is […]

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How Bullying Affects Us All

I thought our son was relatively safe from the whole bullying experience, and I was surprised that when my friend asked him how he liked middle school, he replied, without hesitation, “There aren’t any bullies.” I hadn’t realized that bullying was such a prioritized concern for him. I admit that I was worried about bullying […]

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Gratitude Unconditionally | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Gratitude:: Unconditionally

“We can only be said to be alive when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” ~Thornton Wilder Studies of healthy centenarians show a resounding common theme that these individuals live in gratitude. They have consistently embraced life for what it is, and they do not lament what is NOT. I lost my job 9 months […]

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Grieving Kids:: How to help your child through a death loss experience

No one wants to tell their kids that a special person in their life has died or is dying. Children live in a world of fantasy and imagination and that’s where we’d love for them to stay. If only it were that easy. If only we weren’t required to pull them back into the realities […]

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