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5 Tips to Help Your Kids Stay Safe from Predators

Last week at the elementary school located directly behind my middle school, a cafeteria worker was assaulted when she arrived at her usual time of 5:30 a.m. Her attacker was clearly trying to abduct her. She suffered a broken wrist, but put up enough of a fight not to have been taken. The arrival of …

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The Essence of My Infertility and Surrogacy

I made a New Year’s resolution that I would leave some gas in the tank for the writing and management of my own blog. This is my first post of 2013, and we’re more than halfway through the month of February. Is this a resolution failure? Methinks not. You have to start a resolution in …

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Things I Need to Do Before Leaving Tomorrow for the Aiming Low Non-Con

Unrelated, but Important Special Announcement Before the Real Post: I have a DonorsChoose.org project for art supplies for my classroom that has just 17 days left to before it expires. Thanks to generous donations, my project is already partially funded. However, I still have$241 left to go! Quill.com, from whom my supplies will be ordered …

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Awesomeness Does Happen Attribute: My Kid (Probably) Has ADHD

I mentioned a while back that we were considering having Kaelyn tested for ADHD. We’ve played the “watch and wait” game for the past couple of years and stayed in close contact with her Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers. Both of them had the “Well, maybe, but she’s so bright and isn’t too much more active than …

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