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Category Archives: Ask Big Sister

By Karen Max Alone Time Actually Makes Me Miss My Kids

A few months ago I realized that each bath I shared with my youngest daughter might be the last. Approaching puberty, she was starting to become shy about her body and wanted more personal space. Then suddenly it happened. Last night, for the first…

By Kristi Angus Motherhood and Pregnancy: Our Journey Through Fertility and a Stillbirth

  “How very softly you tiptoed into our world, almost silently, only a moment you stayed. But what an imprint your footprints have left on our hearts.”                                                                                                                     Author unknown We were never sure that we wanted to start a family.  We loved our…

By The Purple Fig Organized play

Dear Big Sister: How do I know when my attempt to offer my kids opportunities such as sports or music is benefiting them, or causing unnecessary anxiety? One minute, they are so excited to go to (fill in the blank here), and the next…