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Author Archive | Jennifer Gordon George

fill your cup

The Empty Cup

Tonight, I was short with my boys. My mind is in a thousand places thinking about the neverending to-do list. I think that made the little irritating things they did multiply to something that drove me up the wall. My patience tank was empty, running on fumes, the indicator light had been on for quite […]

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nursery rhymes

Don’t Skip the Nursery Rhymes!

Should you read nursery rhymes with your babies? Toddlers? Preschoolers? The overwhelming evidence suggests a big, resounding YES! But aren’t they old and outdated? Before you jump to conclusions about reading centuries-old poetry, hear me out. I recently read an article about the importance of reading nursery rhymes to young children. The more I thought about […]

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Gold Razor

I Quit Shaving

One of the things that I hate, hate, hate about being a woman is shaving my legs. As women, there are so many things we have to do to simply “maintain” ourselves. This doesn’t even include going above and beyond with our beauty routines. Then, when we become moms, we try and find ways to […]

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