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Posts tagged love

What Love Is

Soon you’ll see your face red and twisted in the rearview mirror as you rage at your kids in the backseat. Soon you’ll try to ease the drudgery and relentlessness with Facebook and Irish Cream, but it will leave you more disconnected than you were before. Soon you’ll want to escape this life you can […]

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Because I Want My Husband to Change

We can write from the wound or the scar. This is a lightly edited, self-coaching/journaling piece written from a (minor) wound of mine. This is where I am right now. This is real life. Even as I’m telling him he should interact differently with our kids I realize my hypocrisy. I’m criticizing him, feeling irked […]

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Are You Parenting From Love or Fear?

Notice how you interact with your kids, what you say to them, how you say it. Does it come from a place of love, or does it come from a place of fear? Dig deep and see. Let’s say your 3-year-old draws with a marker all over the living room wall. What is your response? Perhaps […]

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8 Tenets of Parenting

Kids want to feel connected to their parents. Kids want their parents’ approval. Parents are doing the best they can. Kids are doing the best they can. Both adults and children crave and thrive on autonomy. Respect is a two way street. What you are doing as a parent pales in comparison to who you […]

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Smitten

During the concert I wrote about in my one of my last posts the band brought about a dozen people from the crowd onto the stage. I noticed one of them, a woman, right away. Something about her look, her clothes, her movement, her confident sexiness, her way of being. She caught the eye of the guitarist, […]

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How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything

There is only one thing I’m a geeky fan girl about: the band Michael Franti & Spearhead. There are two things I’m really good at: finding cheap plane tickets and getting to the front of a Michael Franti concert.  (And coaching. I shouldn’t leave out coaching!) Several weeks ago I went to a concert of […]

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