Category Archives: Kids Growing Up

Lessons Learned From Coaching

For this week’s challenge, I invite you to breathe new life into the established genre of the end-of-year countdown list. – Daily Post Weekly Challenge The weekly writing challenge was to come up with some sort of list or count … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Kiss

In a new post specifically created for this challenge, share a picture which means KISS to you! – Weekly Photo Challenge This picture to me says kiss because I am so overwhelmed with love for my daughter that I could … Continue reading

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Childhood Revisited

Sure, you turned out pretty good, but is there anything you wish had been different about your childhood? If you have kids, is there anything you wish were different for them? – Daily Prompt I had what I would consider … Continue reading

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What I Hope People Remember About Me

Write your own eulogy. – Daily Prompt This prompt is something I think about a lot. It has been suggested that one way to be successful in the journey we make through life is to look at what you want … Continue reading

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Everyone Plays, Everyone Wins

Part of coaching youth sports at the YMCA is that every child gets a medal at the end of the season. Every player gets to be the Player of the Game once. It’s not based on standings, wins and losses, … Continue reading

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Taking On The Personality Of Those Around You

Who are the five people you spend the most time with? Do you think it is true you become more like them? Do they become more like you? Who are the five people your children spend most their time with? … Continue reading

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Parent? Friend? Both?

One of the pages I follow on Facebook recently posted a question asking if you could be both a friend and a parent to your child. A lot of people responded. Most saying no, you could not be both. I … Continue reading

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