Asrai Devin

Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” ― Sylvia Plath

January 29, 2013
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Kid antics: hide and seek

Sunshine boy will be three in April.  He adores his big sister and her twin friends whom I watch after school. One of the things the girls like to do is play hide and seek. Of course Sunshine is in there. Except … Continue reading

January 7, 2013
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Changing Your Self-Talk

The holidays are over.   For those of us who have less than ideal families, this means we can all breathe a sigh of relief as we go back to our normal routines, free of our families pass judgement on … Continue reading

November 14, 2012
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Things I’m obsessed with: Positive Parenting

We have two children. Our daughter is ten, I’ll spare you a lot of details, because I don’t want to broadcast her life on the internet, telling things that not even she knows. She’s a naturally passive child. She’s quiet … Continue reading

April 19, 2012
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This may be a random thought

Most days I get one person finding my blog by searching “Asrai Devin” which is exciting for me. I know it’s not like I’m internet-famous, for little ol me it’s a big deal. But then I had the thought Maybe … Continue reading

March 14, 2012
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The #Row80 Check in that wasn’t

I will be writing in the quiet moments of life the rest of this week, but I hope that much of it will be spent with family. “The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The name is being with … Continue reading

February 6, 2012
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making peace with drudgery

This phrase came to my mind the other day while i pondered my life as a unpaid parenting professional. I advocate we stop calling us stay-at-home-parents or even say-at-home-MOM, like moms who don’t have paid jobs are worth less to … Continue reading

January 27, 2012
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Parenting VS Fighting Evil

I was going to make this parenting VS fighting darkspawn (ala Dragon Ages) but I thought I would branch out. My daughter and I were leaving the grocery store and my 2 year old protested when I picked him up … Continue reading

November 10, 2011
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How hard is to raise a baby?

I am addicted to Yahoo Answers Parenting and Pregnancy section. You can find me there telling people how much they don’t know about parenting. Someone asked “How hard is to raise a baby?” I started replying and realized there was … Continue reading

November 7, 2011
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Perfect Mom Monday: Illness in the house

Friday night we went out for supper. Halfway into it, daughter said her tummy hurts. Not uncommon. Saturday: she is sick  all day. I know my son is next because he keeps grabbing her cup and drinking the remains of … Continue reading

November 1, 2011
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Guest Post: Big Picture Parenting by Emily Casey

Emily is a stay-at-home mom of two little crazy kids. She chases them around all day before collapsing in front of her computer to write. She’s about to publish a YA book, The Fairy Tale Trap, about a girl who … Continue reading

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