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Would Your Child Follow a Stranger for Puppies?

The moment my first child began walking my greatest fear in life changed. Previously, it was the thought of being covered by hundreds of cockroaches with no escape in sight (which is still my second greatest fear). However, when my toddler began exploring the world on her own two feet, my greatest fear became child […]

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Tips for Your First Child Going to School

When Zoe was 5, I signed her up for Kindergarten in the Buford City School district. I was a ball of nerves. She was my first child to go to school. I wasn’t sure about letting her go. I’m pretty sure I was a hot mess. I probably cried more than her.  First of all, […]

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To Pre-K We Go!

To Pre-K We Go!

 I knew someday, likely sooner rather than later, the day would come.  I’ve dreaded it for some time now, hemmed and hawed over making the big decision. I’ve tried to justify putting it off month after month, year after year.  Now the time has finally come, my anxiety is through the roof… Charleigh June is […]

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From a Teacher: One email I wish I'd received from my students' parents

From a Teacher: One Email I Wish I’d Received from My Students’ Parents

Ryan (name changed) was one of my students several years ago. He was a good student, and generally quiet. He often sat with his legs stretched out beneath the desk and his chin resting in his hand. One day–he happened to be sitting in the front row, center seat–we both found ourselves laughing at a […]

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Take Me Home Country Road

Seven years ago I left Springfield, Illinois a newlywed and moved to the big city of Houston, Texas. Apartment living was tough, the city (and suburbs, for that matter) diverse, and everything was much bigger. It was a completely different lifestyle there, much more fast paced, and left me longing for boring old Springfield. Not […]

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Mindfulness for Teens Summer Intensive

This four day summer intensive is an engaging and fun way to teach teens mindfulness and meditation skills that they can use in everyday life. It is a research based curriculum that is effective in reducing stress, anxiety, depression, worry, rumination, and increases well-being, stability, resilience, strength, insight, compassion, and confidence. This is a way for kids to really connect with each other and talk about what is going on in their inner worlds. Being a teenager is hard in today’s world, give them a secure platform that they can leap from and meet their lives with courage, strength and resiliency. Take advantage of Early Bird Pricing and Sign Up Today!

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