Meet Amy Hackworth

5 Easy ways to teach a girl (or boy) to sew — By Guest Mom Amy Smart

Justin Hackworth Photography

Hour of Code

Chores and Children

Be Yourself. Hand lettering by Emily McDowell.

Being Ourselves: The Best Kind of Service?

The Moment of Commitment

Birth & Adoption Stories

The Importance of Children’s Hospitals


Helping Children Develop Talents

The Myth of Worthiness

Renewable Resource: Energy and the Afternoon Nap

Reserving Judgment…Of Ourselves

Expectations and the Unexpected

Choosing How to Spend 168 Hours

Choosing Cheerfulness

Being Gentle to Ourselves

Improving Families (Lessons from Software Development)

Supporting Friends Who’ve Lost Children



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