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SUPER SUMMER CHALLENGE

“Mama?” asked my 12 year old, “Can we please do the Super Summer Challenge this year?” “YES, My Love!” I unequivocally exclaimed. “I was already planning on it!” Over the summers we’ve pulled off the Super Summer Challenge, my family has reaped many benefits from it. Among others, my children have learned new skills been […]

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WAYS TO MAKE TIME

  Just like you, I’m a busy mom. Just like you, I get so caught up in the hustle of the ordinary moments, in the tyranny of the busy, that I miss the extraordinary in my own life. And just like you, I really want to learn to excel at making the most of what […]

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KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

Do you eat? Does your partner eat? Does your family eat? Do you have to feed them EVERY day? Do you even have to feed them more than once a day? Are you overwhelmed with all the feeding? Are you tired of the cooking and cleaning? Are you stressed about the dishes and crumbly floors […]

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QUICK WAYS TO DEFUSE ANGER

January is always a time of new beginning and as well as a time of reflection for me. I’ve seen the New Year’s Resolution memes that say “I don’t do resolutions. I’m just going to keep being awesome.” While that is true—you ARE undoubtedly awesome, I also see the value in making life better. One […]

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YOU MIGHT BE A VETERAN MOM IF…

I’ve never been what one might be referred to as an anxious mom, but I have noticed, the longer I’ve been doing this gig and the more children I have, that my standards aren’t as high as they once were. There is definitely an element of “at least we all survived” to my days. I […]

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