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Author Archive | Morgan Metcalf

fight free vacation

A Fight-Free Spring Break

“Disneyworld is not in your cards, kids!” Those were the last words I said when my mother, my three children and myself arrived back from our Spring Break vacation. We were all sleep deprived after being in the Las Vegas-like LEGOLAND Resort filled with Legos, entertainment, life-size Lego characters, and loud music and that was […]

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8 Weeks of Relationship Coaching

Do you go out once a year, on Valentine’s Day?  If it wasn’t for Valentine’s Day my husband and I might not have gone out on a date.  But here we are after relationship coaching…  It was a Wednesday night. My husband and I walked into the bar to the dance floor. We stood next […]

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chill out space

Can We All Just Chill Out

“They are the best of friends, the worst of enemies” was my response when friends and strangers would ask me how my 4 and 2-year-old boys get along. Do you know what I mean? They love each other so much, play together most of the time, and then lose their minds because they need space. […]

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12 Days of Thanksgiving

12 Days of Thanksgiving

Ready for a New Holiday Tradition Are you on a quest this year to instill characteristics and qualities in your children of compassion, kindness, respect, and hope? Are you ready for a new family tradition of giving? Here is a fun Thanksgiving gift activity for your family.  You may be most familiar with Christmas-giving based […]

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No Homework Policy?

Oh, the honeymoon in the beginning of the school year. New backpacks, lunch boxes, smiles, and the excitement of school in the air. The novelty may have worn off my now. Have a school age child? How would a “No Homework Policy” sound? You may ask yourself, does my child have time to: Play? Create? […]

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Letter to Kindergartner

Letter to Your Kindergartner

Is your child going to kindergarten? You may be wondering, where did all that time go? Here is a letter I wrote for my son on his first day of Kindergarten. These moments are bitter sweet. Enjoy every moment!  My Dear Child, You had your first day of kindergarten! It is still amazing to me […]

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Children Learn from Curious Parents

After a horrible decision on my part of letting my kids watch Captain Underpants and then the second worst idea, checking out all the Captain Underpants books from the library, potty talk in our house is becoming as prevalent as every trip to the bathroom. I have had many not-so-proud parenting moments of telling my […]

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