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Happiness–short and sweet

In Balance & Thrive, Resilience by alexabrett1 Comment

What is happiness, and how do you achieve it? I came across this wonderful article from  and thought it was too good not to share. I love the visuals from! What is happiness? It’s spending time with family and …

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More on Respecting Your Child

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I often say that my first child was my guinea pig. I was a young mother with only my own childhood experience as a compass. Little by little, I learned the craft of parenting by reading, asking questions and studying …

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Respecting Your Child (Part 1)

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This is part 1 of 2 on Respecting Your Child, a relationship-based approach. As young parents we heard all the usual warnings about the dreaded teen years. Three of our four kids are now grown, but none of them exhibited …

alexabrettRespecting Your Child (Part 1)