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KEEP SPARKLING, MAMA

“Don’t ever let anyone dull your sparkle” One of my favorite quotes. Probably because over the years I have come to the sad conclusion that we live in a society that wants to dampen our sparkle every single day.  Guess what?  It doesn’t have to be that way. I am prepping to hit a milestone birthday at […]

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THIS IS WHY YOU’RE TIRED

You’re a mom. You’re tired. Here’s why.  Your kids get up before the crack of dawn. Your baby isn’t sleeping through the night. You stayed up too late reading because your book was just that good. You stayed up too late watching trashy TV. You stayed up too late looking at pictures of your kids […]

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EXTRACURRICULARS I WISH EXISTED

Because we are a homeschooling family, I often get asked about socialization. Do your kids have chances to be out in the world learning how to be a person, they wonder. My husband and I often joke that because our kids are homeschooled, they are not seen out in public much. Honestly, the opposite is […]

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IF YOU GIVE A MOM A MINUTE…

If you give a mom a minute to relax She will probably want to use the restroom alone Once in the bathroom she will be reminded she needs to buy more toilet paper When she realizes she needs toilet paper, she will pull out her phone to make a list As she pulls out her […]

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5 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL YEAR

It’s that time of year again.   The buses are gassed and ready for kids, classrooms have fresh bulletin boards, the little ones have new backpacks and the pantry is filled with snacks. It’s time for school to start!!! As I prepared everything for my kids to begin a new year, I realized there are so […]

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MOMMY CONFESSIONS

We are in full-blown summer mode in our home.  What does that mean?  It means…pretty much anything goes in our home most summer days. Which means my “momming” most days is pretty limited.   Today I am sharing one of my favorite throw-back posts from a couple years ago.  These mommy confessions are still so […]

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give yourself grace

Grace: noun. \grás\ a. The quality or state of being considerate or thoughtful b. Disposition to or an act or instance of kindness, courtesy, or clemency c. Unmerited mercy or favor “We all make mistakes, sweetheart, no one is perfect” we say to comfort our crying children after their mistakes. Yet we expect ourselves to […]

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