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The Thief

Date: January 8, 2017 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Reflection 0

First there is frustration… This precious soul, who would give you the shirt off her back… Keeping up the house, finding her way to once familiar places… Programming the Garmin you gave her… and still getting lost… The tears and frustration, the anxiety… What is happening?  Who are you?  I don’t like you already and…

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Last Night I Cried With My Child…

Date: December 20, 2016 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Parenting, Reflection 0

Just when I thought we were past this chapter, she comes home from work crying… This is a child who rarely cries…  It takes a lot to bring her down… She’s the light of the room, the one who always looks on the bright side of things, sees the good in all things and people,…

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Do You Remember Their Lasts?

Date: November 23, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Parenting, Reflection, Tips for Moms 0

When my kids were young people would often look at me juggling two little ones and say… “Wow you really have your hands full”, or “Enjoy it, they really grow up fast!” All it did was make me want to scream! After all, I was doing my best and I truly did feel like I…

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The Balance Between Loving and Letting Go

Date: May 28, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Parenting, Reflection 0

Hello again, writing this as a follow up to the post At the End of the Day, What Do we Really Want Our Kids to Remember?  written shortly after my oldest left for college… Here is an excerpt from the former post… Several things lately have made me think, reflect…  Maybe it’s my age, maybe…

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Don’t Look at Your Teens When You Talk to Them

Date: April 15, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Parenting, Reflection 0

  Don’t look at them.  It’s as simple as that… Let’s face it, parenting is the hardest job you’ll ever have!  Period!  And there’s no “right” or “wrong” way to parent.  In addition, the influences our kids face on a daily basis far outweigh the wildest imaginations of our parents.  Society, the media, peers, the internet!  Wow!  That’s…

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At the End of the Day What Do We Really Want Our Kids to Remember?

Date: November 16, 2014 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Parenting, Reflection 0

Several things lately have made me think, reflect…  Maybe it’s my age, maybe it’s that my oldest is starting college, or maybe it’s just God’s way of making me slow down and “smell the roses,” so to speak. My daughter, now 19, has struggled with some pretty serious learning disabilities in her life.  I have…

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