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3 Unconventional Ways to Set Our Kids Up For Success

The standardized scale of success these days leaves little room for interpretation. We're judging our kids based on developmental and academic standards that are one-size-fits-some and so while the top kiddos end up touting accolades and praise, the "lagging" majority end up feeling less than stellar and carrying around an I-must-not-be-smart-enough suitcase of crap that's not theirs to carry. 

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5 Things We Can Learn From a Toddler

As a new mama, I almost immediately found solace in the fact that parenting is basically teaching. As someone with a background in education, I thought,  "I can do this, it's what I do". I have to admit that was definitely my ego talking because most days--especially the days when I think I have this whole parenting thing figured out--I get unexpectedly get jolted into "Where the hell is the parachute?" and "When's this gonna get easier?"

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