Category Archives: Awareness

Seeing Outbursts as Sensory Issues for the First Time

Up until a few months ago the first thought that would come to my head when I seen an unruly child out in public was “He/she needs more discipline” or “His/her parents need to lay down some ground rules” or … Continue reading

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Our Adventures in Scouting

Many of you may not know this, but Free Range Mommy is also a Den leader for cub scouts.  How it started When school started my son brought home a pamphlet on boy scouts and told me he really wanted … Continue reading

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Finding The Right Pet For Your Home

I am a big advocate of adoption, both human and animal. But adoption is a serious commitment even when you adopting a cat, dog or small animal. Many people don’t take in to account how much vet bills will cost … Continue reading

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Public School & Peaceful Parenting

It’s been a month since our little one started school and what a rough month it’s been so far. Problem after problem whether it be not completing class work, fighting, or general bad behavior in the last month we have … Continue reading

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Our New House

I know it’s been a while since I posted so I figured I would update everyone on whats been going on in the past couple months. To start, we did in fact get the house! We also made a trip … Continue reading

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A Letter To My Siblings Father

Hello Peter, I wish I had written this letter sooner, so Kim could have read it to you before you entered in to heaven. I wish I could have talked to you to tell you how thankful I am that … Continue reading

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Don’t Become an Addict- Dealing with Addictions

When a loved one has an addiction it can be hard to put in to words all the emotions you feel within a day. There is a constant fear lingering over your head every time the phone rings, wondering if … Continue reading

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Chemical Free Tick Protection

It’s been a while since I last posted about my Yorkie puppy that we named Teegan Waffles. Teegan is now six weeks old and has a mouth full of teeth. She’s taken her first trip to the local store, has … Continue reading

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Beginning Our Adventure With UpCycling

Every year has a new decor trend but in recent years people have been going crazy for pallet furniture. In the early 2000’s wicker furniture was all the rage, a few years later inflatable furniture hit the market. There’s no doubt … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Weekend Approaches, Do You Have Everything You Need?

Tomorrow kicks off Mardi Gras weekend, and whether its your first time or your 50th time attending the festivities the excitement is there. With all the excitement from the parades there’s things you are probably going to forget to take … Continue reading

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