15 Books that Inspire my Parenting

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As a fun, year-end activity (at least for a book nerd like me), I’ve pulled some of my favorite books from the shelf and reflected on how they’ve inspired my parenting – and my life. Enjoy! The Blessing of a … Continue reading


My SMART Goal: Encouraging Notes to my Kids

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I love thinking about and writing down my goals for each year.  I used to set unrealistic, vague, way-too-big goals and resolutions – the kind that barely last beyond the start of the New Year.  My mom and I laugh … Continue reading


Grit, Goals, and Growth

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Gold Arrow Camp has taught me to be brave and reach my goals. If it wasn’t for GAC, I wouldn’t be nearly as courageous as I am now. Remi Grit Grit has become the new buzz word in education and … Continue reading


Grateful Campers are Happy Campers

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“Each day comes bearing it’s own gifts.  Untie the ribbons.” -Ruth Ann Schaback grat•i•tude:  a feeling of thankful appreciation for favors or benefits received; thankfulness             Our theme for summer, 2012, is gratitude.  All campers and staff will practice being … Continue reading