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Organizing Hacks for the Busy Mom

I like having a neat and tidy house, but I dislike the work it requires. I have teens to help shoulder the load, but that doesn’t mean I am not interested in just about every organizational hack that comes down the pike. Here are a few interesting ideas I’ve come across and intend to implement […]

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The Working Mom Life

The Life Every morning it’s the same routine: wake up to no alarm clock but instead the jabs of my 1 year old poking me or slapping me across the face. “Maaa-ma”. The three-year old sleeping diagonally chirps in, “Can I have chocolate milk?” Ah, the life. After getting everyone their milk, I’m sure to […]

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The Single Baby Side of Life

I am a mom to twin girls and one baby boy. As I reflect on the differences between having twin infants as opposed to a single infant, I can’t help but appreciate how much easier having one baby turns out to be. Twins vs. Single Baby I remember the first time I left the house […]

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Forward-Focused Questioning with Kids

At the beginning of this year, I made it a goal to be more aware of what there is to be grateful for in my life. I am also trying to have a more “half cup full” mentality. During a series of leadership training, I have recently been introduced to forward-focused questions. The intention is […]

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Road Trippin’

Like I said in my last blog post, I love a good road trip! It’s a great opportunity to see more of the country and to make great memories! We have gone on road trips that were only a few hours long and some that took a few days to get to the last stop. […]

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Top 10 Things to Know About a Large Family

Someone asked me recently if I had always wanted a big family. I quickly answered, “Yes!” I wasn’t raised in a large family, but growing up, I baby-sat for several families with four or more kids. All the neighborhood kids would come over to play and it was utter chaos. I can remember setting out […]

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Money Smart Tips from National Experts

April is National Financial Literacy Month. A month to educate and celebrate spending wisely, thinking through purchases, paying off debt, budgeting, and all things related to money. It so important to celebrate this month and to work with our children to make better financial decisions. Research suggests that children have low levels of financial literacy and […]

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O Library! My Library!

How far will our library take us go today? Maybe we’ll go through the mountains of Dr. Seuss through the lollipop trees! Or maybe we’ll find an ocean and look for animals underneath the deep seas! Wait look! A place to play! But first we have to return every last book. Thank you Anna Dewdney […]

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