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Contents Under Pressure

Contents Under Pressure

  There are a large number of us out there who share the strong personality tendency toward  “Peacekeeping.” We don’t like discourse.  Conflict makes us antsy.  Conversation lulls draw us to plug the silences with our words.  We want everyone… Read more →
10 Ways to Keep your Kids Safe on Instagram

10 Ways to Keep your Kids Safe on Instagram

My middle schooler recently earned Instagram. She had been asking for several years, but I kept saying “no.” A situation came up at school, and she did not cave to peer pressure. It was the perfect reason to reward and… Read more →
Stress Will Manifest

Stress Will Manifest

One morning this past summer I woke up with chest pain. Every 10 to 15 minutes, it would feel like I was being stabbed around my heart. It hurt so much it would take my breath away, and the pain… Read more →
When Times Get Tough

When Times Get Tough

Back to school is a happy time for most families. Up until this year, it was a happy time for us, too. This year was different. The first two weeks of school were difficult at our house. Our two older… Read more →
Livin’ the Dream

Livin’ the Dream

A colleague of mine answers each “how are you?” with “oh, just livin’ the dream!” I always assumed she was being sarcastic but recently, while listening to NPR, I realized she might be serious. I was listening to an interview… Read more →
Go For It!

Go For It!

Have you ever just decided to go for it? No assurance things will end in the world’s version of success? It wasn’t the perfect timing? You weren’t completely ready? You didn’t have a backup plan? But yet you knew, without… Read more →
Kindergarten Carnage and Some Ways to Ease the Chaos

Kindergarten Carnage and Some Ways to Ease the Chaos

Kindergarten. I have lots of thoughts about this “first” for both my son and I.  Yes, there were tears and sadness and oh-my-gosh-everything-has-changed panic. But I expected those aspects in a way. What I didn’t except? The complexity and paperwork,… Read more →
New Posts

New Posts

Don’t miss our new content dropping next week with new posts, new images, and new stories of Life as we Learn it. New posts from Life as we Learn it dropping next week. #LifeasweLearnit Click To Tweet… Read more →
Remodel My Heart

Remodel My Heart

I live in a beautiful home. A few years ago, when I was 6 months pregnant with my first child, my husband and I moved into our current house. I have loved this home since the moment I set eyes… Read more →
Here comes FALL!

Here comes FALL!

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