A Simple & Fun Pokemon Party!

Looking for easy Pokémon party ideas? You’ve come to the right place! Here’s the party plan I used last night to celebrate my son’s sixth birthday. One of the first things I noticed when I was browsing Bulbapedia was that there are 18 listed types of Pokémon. Although one Pokémon […]

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The Secret of Powerful Praise

Sitting in the high school hallway absorbed in a book, I hadn’t noticed my science teacher standing over me. It wasn’t until I reached for my highlighter again that he remarked, “You know, Nicole… when you highlight everything, you’re really not highlighting anything at all.” It took me a long […]

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Three Thoughts for Discouraged Moms

Motherhood is a headache sometimes. Although we love this job with our whole heart and soul, there are days when we are pushed to our limits. Our lives rarely look like the smiling pictures we see in magazines (or even in our family photos) and the problems we face never really resolve […]

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The Parable of the Sick Child

“But Mama,” my daughter protested, “I’m doing okay! I’ve kept it down!” It had been about 30 seconds since she had eagerly consumed her small piece of toast. For the last several days, she’d been sick. Everything she ate made a reappearance shortly after – usually all over the carpet. […]

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