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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Fitting in with Cool Kids

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Fitting in with Cool Kids

| September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

Mom who wanders between groups of friends wonders if her kids are learning from her.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Captain of Control Learns to Let Kids Steer Own Ships

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Captain of Control Learns to Let Kids Steer Own Ships

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

There’s nothing I dislike more than uncertainty. Parenting, however, continues to teach me dozens of lessons, and one of them is just how little control I have over regulating the lives of my children.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Hey Hey, I’m Going to the Bathroom and the Gang’s All Here

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Hey Hey, I’m Going to the Bathroom and the Gang’s All Here

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

When – really, was the last time I had any actual privacy when my kids were around?

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Busy in Bristow: The Joys of Being a Beach Bum Family

Busy in Bristow: The Joys of Being a Beach Bum Family

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

It takes a lot of effort to get to the beach, but it only takes one crash of waves and the panoramic expanse of blue water to remember why you come back each year.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: When the Kids are Away, Does Mom Remember How to Work or Play?

BUSY IN BRISTOW: When the Kids are Away, Does Mom Remember How to Work or Play?

When kids are away at camp or visiting relatives, does mom remember how to be alone?

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Busy In Bristow: Learning to Be Happier Homebodies

Busy In Bristow: Learning to Be Happier Homebodies

Quite simply – our nomadic streak is still there, but in our middle age, Husband and I have both become, gulp, Home Bodies.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Are Children Born to Believe in their Dreams?

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Are Children Born to Believe in their Dreams?

Kathy explores whether parents should encourage their children to pursue their dreams, even when those dreams seem impractical or far-fetched.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Sub-Divided Cul-de-Sacs or Country Campfires?

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Sub-Divided Cul-de-Sacs or Country Campfires?

Kathy wonders if her family might prefer living in a subdivision than in a neighborhood on the edge of the country-side.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: For All Ways We Appreciate Dad

BUSY IN BRISTOW: For All Ways We Appreciate Dad

On Father’s Day, Kathy takes time to recognizes her husband’s contribution to their happy family.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Countdown to Closet Cleaning, AKA Summer Vacation

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Countdown to Closet Cleaning, AKA Summer Vacation

Kathy explores how to find a balance between summer fun and summer projects, like organizing the closets.

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