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Author Archive | Jodi Peterson

Sports and Young Children: Are Parents Pushing too Hard too Early?

Sports and Young Children: Are Parents Pushing Too Hard Too Early?

This is something I have thought a lot about and then thought some more – had many conversations with friends, family, and my husband. Fellow contributor Katie Cox wrote a post about it on her personal blog (read it here), and it got me thinking again. Like Katie, we put our oldest in tee ball when he […]

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Books on Raising Boys

It’s Boymom Week on the blog, and our super-heroic moms of all boys are talking all things BOY! Click here to read other posts in this special series brought to you by DMMB’s boymoms. I don’t think there is anything that can prepare you for being a mom. And then, well… there is being a mom of boys. My […]

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Our Continuing Journey to Foster Parenting

Last month I shared about whether we are done having children and about the surprise that wasn’t meant to be…. I mentioned that we were considering growing our family though adoption or becoming foster parents. After much prayer/asking God for specific direction AND lengthy discussions with my hubby, we feel God has clearly shown us that […]

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