Commode To Joy

finding happy in the crappy

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Easter Scramble

Less than three days to Easter. If you’re like me and started planning for it yesterday, congratulations on working ahead! Slow clap momma, slow clap. If you’re scrambling with fewer ideas than plastic eggs, feel free to borrow my solution. I’m resurrecting a childhood favorite: Scavenger hunts.

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Supporting Children For Who They Are (not who we think they should be)

Leaving Target yesterday, another mom said to me, “I like his nails,” referring to Miller’s fingernail polish. “Thanks,” I responded smiling. “He likes having them painted.” “My son was the same way,” she said gesturing to a boy who looked to be around 9. “He still likes getting pedicures.” I’ve witnessed only a few people chide Miller for wearing polish, because “it’s for girls”, to which I smile and say, […]

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