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BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING: 6 PRO TIPS

Ready or not-here it comes! Back to school countdown is ON and whether I’m ready for 4 kids in 3 schools doesn’t matter because-it’s happening.  Pro-Tip #1: This one takes taking a step back in time-or locking away for end of next school year-REUSE those half used notebooks, never sharpened pencils and still usable dry […]

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LEARNING TO ENJOY THE LITTLE MOMENTS

LEARNING TO ENJOY THE LITTLE MOMENTS

  Lately, I have notice how my daughter finds so much joy in the simple things.  Chatting with the birds out the window, the excitement over a bath, dancing to music, finding the tiniest speck of something on the carpet, and so many other little moments.  Her child wonderment is such a beautiful thing. Constantly looking […]

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5 LESSONS A MIDWESTERN MOM CAN LEARN FROM HER EAST AFRICAN SISTER

As I write this post from my comfortable kitchen while one child plays Osmo on her iPad and another circles the block on his Razor scooter, mothers living in developing nations are raising children while contending with famine, inadequate healthcare, lack of access to clean water, subpar education, and a host of other challenges. The […]

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