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Lynda Loveland: Just the good stuff!

Posted October 9, 2013

Lynda Loveland

I’ve been writing this blog for a few years now and you’ve read all kinds of stories about my kids: The good, the bad and the ugly.

There were probably more in the “bad” and “ugly” category. Around this time last year, I wrote about my two oldest kids maxxing out their strike chart and missing out on trick or treating. It was a hard lesson, but it was definitely learned! 

Anyway, how about some good stories? I thought I would open it up for everyone to write some good news about their child. Parenting is full of days where it feels like you’re getting your butt kicked so why not play up the positive on the other days!

Here’s my good news. My daughter Campbell, the animal enthusiast/soccer-loving tomboy, made the Art Club at school! She was beaming when she came out of their first meeting. And my son Caiden, best described as a school non–enthusiast, has been working very hard with his tutor and most excellent teacher to raise his grades to another level. THAT, makes me smile!

Your turn!

Lynda is the mom of three and co-host of Mix 101.5 WRAL-FM's The Mix Morning Show. Find her here on Thursdays. Click here to see her Facebook page.


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  • Pilot-42 Oct 10, 2013

    While getting ready to go out for the evening, my five year old said, "Wow, Momma! You look nice! Don't forget your earrings." Makes me feel like I am raising a thoughtful, considerate little boy.

  • vjayd Oct 10, 2013

    I was not Blessed to have children. While sleeping on the sofa at my sisters house, I felt something up against me. My three year old neice had gone to her bedroom and gotten her favorite blanket and was covering me with it. I felt so incredibly loved.

  • Obamacare for everyone Oct 10, 2013

    Lynda, would you like to have one of my kids?

  • wildcats Oct 10, 2013

    My oldest son started at Barton College this year and has really turned into a mature young man. He's going to college, working part-time, playing on a baseball team and coaching a 5-6 year old baseball team. He stays busy but he loves it!!! My youngest son who is 11 is working alittle harder this year with school...keeping my fingers crossed with him!! haha

  • jpittard2 Oct 10, 2013

    Our joy is that our miracle grandson, born at 24 weeks weighing less than 2 pounds, turned 7 on September 30! He is doing well and tries so hard in school! He is a sweet,curious ball of high energy and he makes all of us smile. We love you Elijah and we praise God for you!

  • katizs Oct 10, 2013

    My youngest (7 yrs old) was very excited for her art teacher picked her drawing out of all the class for the week to go on the board for the parent teacher meeting next month -

  • Love my boys Oct 10, 2013

    My 7 year old is exerting his self confidence this year. He's proud of his hard work that he's doing in class. Last year was an absolute nightmare - constant teasing from classmates and little to no response from his teacher. This year, he has an amazing teacher and his classmates are more accepting. Most days, he is actually looking forward to going to school instead of dragging him out of the house!

  • thecatsmeow67 Oct 10, 2013

    My HS freshman daughter broke up with a boy to concentrate on getting used to high school and in her exact words " I need to get with the program".

  • dcec48 Oct 9, 2013

    Nothing you do for children is ever wasted especially that which influences their self-esteem!