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    5 Things To Do at the Beginning of Each Month

    You’ve got a ton on your plate mama. And if you’re like me you don’t have time for things to get off schedule. When things get out of whack, balls get dropped. And when balls get dropped life gets stressful. Mom Life is stressful enough, who needs the added stress of being disorganized? By doing these …

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    9 Ways To Capitalize on Daylight Savings Time

    Each fall as the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter I look forward to the moment when I get to add an extra hour to my day. “Falling back” for daylight savings time is something I covet. Without guilt. Our days have been hectic with my new contract gig, Alexandra’s football schedule, and Olivia’s …

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    10 Quick and Easy Homemade Meals for Dinner

    Easy Homemade Meals: Tortellini Pick up a package of pre-made tortellini from your favorite grocery. Add whatever green veggie you like – we usually add broccoli or spinach. Get the steam in the bag version and cook your veggies in the microwave while you’re boiling the pasta. If you’re feeling really fancy pull out your …

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    Grab & Go Breakfast Items You Can Make At Home

    Mornings are a bit crazy in my home. While Harold and Alexandra are early risers, Olivia and I are not the most functional when we awake. And even though Alexandra gets up bright eyed and bushy tailed, staging a battle between her Captain America and Wonder Woman action figures is more interesting than getting dressed and …

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    5 Ways You Are Wasting Time and How To Stop

    Procrastination: (noun) the action of delaying or postponing something. It’s also my chosen method of wasting time. Not that I actively choose to waste time, but when I do it’s because I am procrastinating. Have you ever looked up from your phone, television, magazine or computer and thought, “Where the heck did the last hour …

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    Family Planning Tools: 3 Must Haves for Busy Families

    It’s Monday and I think I’ve recovered from this weekend. Here’s a rundown of what we did: Friday Night: Basketball Practice, Taste of the World Program at school, drive to Illinois for Indoor Track Meet Saturday Morning: School Admissions Testing, Basketball Game, Indoor Track Meet in Illinois Saturday Afternoon: Daddy/Daughter Movie Date, Indoor Track Meet in Illinois Saturday …

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