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DIY Kid’s Worm Habitat

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen

My 8-year-old -daughter has a goal to basically be “one with nature”. She loves to spend time outdoors looking for shiny rocks, flowers, interesting bugs, and plant life. Our backyard is a collection of many of her “very” interesting discoveries. Lately, she has been fixated on getting earthworms as pets. At first, I was like we have a rabbit, tons …

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Parenting an Empath: Extended Family

In Motherhood, Parenting, Parenting An Empath by Jen

Family is where some of our greatest joy, strength, and motivation come from. It is our primary and earliest source for learning and development. Unfortunately, it can also be a source of great pain and hurt. This is true whether you have an empath in your family or not. As a parent to an empath, modeling and teaching healthy and …

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Don’t Wait For 2020 To End: Light The World Now

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen

2020 has been long, but it has also blurred together as we have careened back and forth experiencing and seeing things many of us never thought would happen this year. Let alone ever. But they did. Call me naive, but I believe that many of us will come back from this year better people. Because even people I may not …

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So Your Kid Is An Empath- Now What?

In Motherhood, Parenting, Parenting An Empath by Jen

For years I have been very close to publishing this post, but haven’t. Mostly, out of fear. Not for myself, but to protect others. In writing this, I want you to know that I will not share any specifics or personal experiences that aren’t my direct experiences. Some stories and experiences are absolutely not mine to share, and if you …

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How To Celebrate 2020 Seniors During The COVID19 Pandemic

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen

Back in 2020  people on “the Facebook” started a new trend where adults started posting pictures of their own graduation moments as a way to “stand in solidarity with the 2020 Senior class.” I hope that this type of silliness doesn’t start up again for the class of 2021, but just in case it does…. here are some real ideas …