Personal/Personal Growth

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The Process; Determining the Best Way to De-Stress with a Hobby

I needed to find a way to blow off some steam. Like all of us, I know about the standard [...]

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5 Great Reasons To Take Photos Of Your Kids

(Editor’s note: please welcome Melissa Cameron, writing about photography, kids, and a little blackmail I know I’m planning to perpetrate [...]

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When You Feel Like You’re Drowning

Around here, it seems like September is the month for just drowning in stress. With the new school schedule, there [...]

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When Monkeys Throw Wrenches*

So. Remember when I fell down skiing and hurt my knee?   I actually did quite a bit of damage:  tore [...]

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When There’s Too Much To Do

When there’s too much to do, that’s when you scream, right? Okay, maybe that’s not the best choice. I guess [...]

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Snow Day

One of the beauties of homeschooling is the ability to control the calendar. (It’s a curse, too, but we can [...]

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