Archive | February, 2015
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Kid-Mit-Ment

27 Feb

Kid Mit Ment #10

#TBT: The Village Voice – Part One: Breaking Up is Hard To Do…..

26 Feb

In honor of #tbt (that’s Throw-Back Thursday) we are bringing back some of our (and your!) favorite pieces, many of them updated with new pics! Enjoy!

A couple of previous posts of mine The Value of Mom Friends and The Friendship Village, kind of explored who we surround ourselves with. Watching Ben and his buddies negotiate the art of friendships and interacting with my own friends lately has really had this village business on my mind. I thought I’d share a little of what I’ve been thinking…..

While winter seems to rage on and people cannot yet do their early spring cleaning, something in the dust must be making many of us want to do an internal clean up instead…. Continue reading

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Kid-Mit-Ment

24 Feb

KID-MIT-MENT #6

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Kid-Mit-Ment

20 Feb

Kid-Mit-Ment #8

#TBT: Ben and His Very First Friend Jack: A Fond Farewell

19 Feb

In honor of #tbt (that’s Throw-Back Thursday) we are bringing back some of our (and your!) favorite pieces, many of them updated with new pics! Enjoy!

Jack was Ben’s first real friend.

When Ben was born, Jack was already two years old, with the sweetest temperament, the most beautiful gingery hair (much like Ben’s) and an instant protective love for Ben. Continue reading

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Kid-Mit-Ment

18 Feb

Kid-Mit-Ment #11

The Gossip – No Gossip Challenge

17 Feb

Have you ever gotten off the phone with a friend and wanted to take back half of what you said? Maybe you wished you were more positive about someone or something, or you repeated a conversation you had with another friend in confidence? Continue reading

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Kid-Mit-Ment

13 Feb

Kid-Mit-Ment #7

#TBT: Catching Them In The Act (Of Doing it Right!)

12 Feb

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In honor of #tbt (that’s Throw-Back Thursday) we are bringing back some of our (and your!) favorite pieces, many of them updated with new pics! Enjoy!

Recently, a friend of mine mentioned how shocked she was that I check Ben’s text messages and Instragram as often as I do – and often right in front of him. She also said that she would likely sneak in her daughter and son’s room at night to check their texts secretly – if only she knew their passwords. Continue reading

Is It Worth the Win?

11 Feb

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A message for coaches and some insight for parents

 

We are coming to the end of the winter sports season. That means playoff time for most sports teams.

 

For some, it’s a ramp-up of practice times, intensity and emotions. For others, the goal is to keep going with the consistency that has been a mainstay of their program all season. For all coaches and teams the ultimate goal is to make it to the state finals or championship round. Continue reading