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Joy’s Screen Time Limits

I just wrote a post about having the confidence to just say no to more and more screen time for our little ones. And how freeing, calming, and joyful it is to watch your children delve into a variety of activities on their own or with friends when they are not in front of a screen. […]

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Personal Father’s Day Gift: Ready by June 17th!

So your kids are still little kids. Then Father’s Day lands on, guess who? You! We all know mom’s don’t need another burden on their shoulders, but here it is, right at the beginning of summer when you’re planning for the season’s fun and trying to figure out which sunscreen won’t harm you or the […]

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Thank you, Village!

It was 4:02 on Monday morning. I was deep in a dream when I heard the phone ring loudly.  Surprisingly, it was my usually hard- to-rouse husband who jumped up, found the phone, announced “It’s her”, and handed it to me.  Eighteen minutes later, I was on my bike and headed to my good friend’s […]

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