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10 Things I’m Thankful For Today

28 Nov

Thanksgiving with family at Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  Besides all of the amazing food that I can stuff my belly with, I am surrounded by the people that I love most.  Each year our family joins together and spends the day and mealtime laughing, reminiscing and just loving each other’s company. We tell the same old […]

New Year isn’t just for resolutions; it’s for pondering the past

31 Dec

Happy New Year from Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

New Year’s has it hard. Who wants to go after Christmas in the holiday department?  While it’s true that the start of a new year won’t get the kid’s vote, for us as parents, it’s become a very important holiday. I have always enjoyed that feeling of freshness that occurs with the start of things.  Births, […]

Handle Parental Stress in the New Year

30 Dec

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Being a parent is a stressful job, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. It’s sometimes hard to understand your child and difficult to get upset when your child does something wrong. Other forces, such as budget and your job can affect your stress levels as well. Since we’re all setting resolutions right now, let’s […]

Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad’s Christmas List

25 Dec

Christmas stocking and lights

Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad’s Christmas List WE WISH: That every family had enough to eat. For snow in Florida on Christmas Eve. All parents will stay together. To remember that Jesus is the reason for this season. Just Plane Dad’s mom was still with us. That for one night, we could freeze time. […]

Mom Monday- Recapturing Christmas

19 Dec

Recapturing Christmas on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

Whoosh.  There goes Halloween in a mad rush of costumes and pumpkin carving and too much sugar.  And then bam, Thanksgiving is upon us.  Recapturing Christmas is essential.  If we don’t stop and take a deep breath, Christmas will be over before we know it. And that would be a shame.  Because I truly believe […]

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