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Trucks, Basketball and more!

I thought it would be a good time to give an update on my son, Corban! He is 5 1/2 years old now and bursting with tons of never-ending, happy energy. He started a new school this year and is loving his teachers and new friends there. As many of you know, he was born […]

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Teaching Kids about 9/11

There’s a country song that asks “Where were you when the world stopped turning, that September day?” [Alan Jackson] For some of us, myself included, you can remember the exact time and place you were when you learned of the 9/11 attacks. I was in my 7th grade classroom, language arts, with my teacher, Ms. […]

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Response to “The Seven Best Gratitude Quotes” by Melanie Greenberg PhD

We are always looking for any excuse to encourage gratitude! That’s why we were so excited to find this article about how just thinking about things you are grateful for can be beneficial to you. Melanie Greenberg, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, life coach and expert on life change. Greenberg published an article titled “The […]

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Gluten Free and Dairy Free Children’s Party Ideas for Snacks

Kids these days seem to have way more allergies than ever before. If your child has food restrictions, you probably already know what to serve and how to adapt meals to get rid of the offensive ingredients. But what if you’re just having a birthday party and want everyone to feel welcome?  Here are some childrens […]

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Baby Shower Ideas: How to Encourage Thankfulness

Baby showers, as sweet as they can be, may come with a little bit of stress. As a host, you’ll probably feel pressure to ensure everyone feels welcome, well-fed/watered and comfortable. The mommy-to-be will most likely feel slightly self-conscious as all eyes in the room watch her open a plethora of gifts. Will she like […]

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Raising Thankful Kids

 Although children can be taught to say “Please” and “Thank you” at a very young age, many of those children may not feel truly grateful or understand the concept of feel thankful towards receiving that new gift, or at having family members visit them from out of state, or any other scenarios you could think […]

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Gem Mining with the Kids

Wednesday morning, we skipped school and work, packed up the car and headed to the North Carolina mountains. My parents-in-law live up there and wanted to visit a new gem mine store that recently opened in Brevard, NC. Brevard is a sweet little mountain town full of quaint restaurants, gift stores, and toy stores. It was […]

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Organizing Kid’s Clothing and Toys

With school coming back in session and your little monkey is getting more independent everyday.  They are dressing themselves more.  They are finding their own  You want to encourage that independence.  And yet every time you turn around, your little monkey has stripped of their clothes and has a new outfit on.   You need […]

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Writing and Exercising Your Brain

We all know that we need to eat right and exercise. Everywhere you look, people are promoting the newest diet and fast ways to trim fat, but what do we know about keeping ourselves and our families mentally strong? That’s right, today I’m going to talk about exercising your brain. CNN released an article in […]

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Response to “The Found Art of Thank-You Notes”

“The Found Art of Thank-You Notes” by Guy Trebay at the New York Times is exactly what we love to see here at amyadele.com! Trebay examines the comeback that thank-you notes are beginning to have. With today’s technology, it would seem that a quick thank you at the end of an email is the standard, […]

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