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The Surprise Baby

THE SURPRISE BABY

It was 2:30 in the morning a couple months ago. I had been tossing and turning for a couple hours thinking about the possibility that I had been considering the last day or so. And I couldn’t get comfortable because, well, I was feeling really uncomfortable. The thoughts kept coming… Could I be? No, I […]

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Napping in the Car

HOW TO TRAVEL CHEAPER–WITH KIDS!

School’s almost out for summer, and the students (and their teachers!) have been counting down the days until they can sleep in on the weekdays and unwind a little after a long year.  Because my husband and I are both teachers, on those days that we aren’t still working in some capacity (believe me, teachers […]

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A Letter to Parents from Teachers

A LETTER TO PARENTS FROM TEACHERS

Dear Parents, Please help us. The school year is winding down and we know that your kids (and you) get a little burned out on busy schedules and homework. The kids are getting a little squirrely as they count down the days to summer. These are the days we need your help the most, but […]

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SAVE MONEY IN THE NEW YEAR

The new year gives us all the opportunity to reflect on things that we would like to change about ourselves and our lifestyle. Perhaps you are opening your credit card bills in January and realize that maybe you went a little overboard with the holiday spirit and you vow not to do it again next […]

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GUIDE TO BLACK FRIDAY AND BEYOND

I admit it. I am one of those crazy people who LOVES Black Friday. My mom and I have made it a tradition now to go shopping on Black Friday, and now Thanksgiving night. I don’t love that more stores are open on Thanksgiving and wish they would go back to 5 a.m. Black Friday […]

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