Category Archives: Character Development

Part of Your World

This is one of Mason and my favorite songs. It is stuck in my head and I’ve been singing it in the car the past few days. (It’s probably best that you can’t hear me!) How do we let our children … Continue reading

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Popsicles

I’ve had popsicles on my mind for the past week. As you remember, Mason had a huge success with her door to door lemonade stand, but there was some lemonade left. Always clever, Mason made lemonade popsicles. We have a very … Continue reading

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Loverly Song, Loverly Sentiments

Nobody sings it better than Julie Andrews… Of course you recognize the tune from My Fair Lady. The original London cast paired Julie Andrews, as Eliza Doolittle a spirited Cockney flower girl, with Rex Harrison as Professor Henry Higgins, an avowed … Continue reading

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Mason Sells Lemonade as a Free-Range Kid

Mason adores the water. She says she wants to be a marine biologist when she grows up and she can swim like a fish. So, naturally she wants a “real” mermaid tail! Typical to my usual parenting style I told … Continue reading

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Puppy Love

Mason went to school on a mission today. A top-secret operation—of LOVE. You see, my nine year-old baby has had a crush on Hugo ever since she was eight. That’s a long time and she is ready for some commitment. … Continue reading

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