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dear compassionate – rules

So I am going for round 2 of dear compassionate.  This week I am highlighting a parent who is struggling to get his two boys, aged 6 and 8, to follow a simple family rule of no wrestling in the …

Dear Compassionate

So it’s Tuesday and I ate enough turkey this past weekend to feel like one… but I also feel like a turkey because I haven’t blogged since late June.  Yikes – what happened to once a week?!? I have to admit …

Overall Effort

It has been a while since my last blog and that is simply due to the mildly insane decision I made to go back to school.  I am now gracefully embracing the role of ‘mature student.’  This new role has …

Books

Its Monday… and it always comes with such a harsh welcome, as the twins have track practice at 7:10am.  There are just some hours of the day in which I do not operate in fine fashion.  Now all three are …

Choices

Today was one of those days where we just couldn’t get it together this morning… it was as if all my kids suffered from a sudden onset of amnesia and they had no idea how to get ready for school.  …

Need

Identifying the Need As we go about our day to day lives we all have different needs.  Some of our needs are easy to know and in times of conflict or struggle it can take a little longer to figure …

Technology

The other night I took my children to a dinner party.  As soon as they arrived they asked if they could play video games.  They had been outside all day and I along with the other parents agreed that it …

5 Great Tips For Spring Break

Spring Break is calling my name… I am ready.  Deeply ready.  I know this because there are signs… signs that are so clear.  The other day I was grocery shopping and I actually took someones cart, picked up two more …

Accountability

I have been meaning to blog all week.  It is now Friday morning and here I am.  Coffee in hand… ready to spill the beans on my thoughts regarding the perils of parenting.  This weeks blog is on accountability.  How …

Olympics

Another day another blog from the compassionate parent coach.  Sometimes I get stuck on what to share or to write about.  A mom myself to three amazing boys of my own I am certainly not short on blog material from …

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