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The Mommy Sessions

THE MOMMY SESSIONS: Hey friends! Just stopping by the blog to give you some information on something new I am offering here at JSP that many of our clients don’t know about! They are called mommy and me sessions and I now offer them year round. Cause let's be honest-...

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Parenting is hard, can we all agree on that? Especially, parenting a free spirit who is stubborn and has a flare for the drama. My James is going to be 4 soon and I’ve been reflecting on my parenting choices. Before James, all I ever did with my life was work with...

I’m a yelling mom and I’m okay with that.

I’m a yeller. I yell when I’m angry, sad, excited or simply if I love something. I just yell. I try not to but it’s in my DNA. I’m sure of it. I’m loud even when I’m trying not to be. If you don’t believe me- ask my old Montessori teachers. I’ve literally been asked...

Get Rid of Expectations

I have zero expectations when it comes to ANY activity that involve my children so I’m rarely disappointed when Sh&% hits the fan. Which is more likely to happen than not. A few days ago it was a balmy 15 degrees out we got the kids pumped up for sledding. First...

What I learned from my kids today…

I am humbled by my children daily. Yesterday was a long but good day as many are around here and I had one of my not so great parenting moments. James the elder barbarian, pulled his blue blanket out from underneath Jack causing him to smack his head on the...

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