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Raindrop Days

Do you remember playing the raindrop game as a kid? Rainy days can create all kinds of opportunities for play that involves all of our senses.

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Learning Compassion

Merriam-Webster describes compassion as “sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it”. A few years back our oldest daughter started riding the bus and it was not a smooth transition. Tears, pleas for mom or dad to drive her and sad glances out the bus window were a regular part of our morning routine for several weeks.

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Building up and Encouraging Kids

It has been a rough week learning about Las Vegas and the tragedy there. From this tragedy I am reminded again of the importance of building each other up and sharing encouraging words. This is something that we can so easily do for the kids in our lives. Over the past year, I have been encouraged by teachers and pastors to write words of encouragement to kids in my life.

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