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Five Martin Luther King, JR Quotes to Instill in Your Children

Today we remember Martin Luther King, Jr. and the legacy that he left America.  He left behind hundreds of quotes that we can still draw inspiration from today but not all of his quotes are just for adults.  Many of his quotes hold values that we can instill in our children.  Here are five that we should teach our children and make sure that they understand how they can incorporate them into their lives.  

And Then Everything Was Different

I have been blogging here at The Modern Day Mom for ten years now, and that time sure has flown.  However, you may have noticed that I haven't posted any new content since 2017.  2018 was a rough year for me.  It was the year that my 19 year marriage ended, I became a single mom, and learned how to live on my own for the very first time in my entire life.  It was also a year of healing and growth. 

When we separated my ex-husband and I agreed we would not let our divorce keep us from successfully co-parenting.  One of the first hurdles we faced when it came to co-parenting was what to do about our annual Spring Break trip to Walt Disney World.  The trip was planned, it was my daughter's senior year, and everything was paid for.  We sucked it up and decided to take the trip together with the kids.

It wasn't always easy, and it took some trial and error to figure out how to make things work but we did it.  I think it helped to heal some wounds with the kids, and let them se…