Lego Parenting Sometimes parenting lessons come from unusual sources. One of our little ones came to me with a problem: “Mama,” she announced, “the leg on my Lego priest broke off.” She held up for my examination the Lego mini-figure wearing glasses, black pants, and a black shirt. Hmm. I glanced over casually while continuing
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Ask Not for Whom the Horn Sounds… Have you ever watched a live ice hockey game?  It is the most exciting game I have ever witnessed.  The action is strong and powerful, yet graceful and smooth.  I love the whooshing of the skates, the clacking of the sticks, and the phenomenal switch from forward racing
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I’ve Always Wondered “Mom,” my ever-wondering daughter wanted to know, “why do the adults in Charlie Brown sound like ‘WAW, waw, WAW, waw, WAW, waw’?” “That’s a good question, honey. I don’t know why.” So I started wondering about it myself, in the midst of doing laundry and cleaning the kitchen. And I concluded, maybe
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Sushi, Sashimi, and Nori – O My! Last Christmas, we received a pick-and-pass card game called Sushi Go Party! As a sushi aficionado, I really like the game. The pictures on the cards are very cute, and it is fun to hear my little ones say things like “wasabi” and “sashimi”. Every time we play the
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