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    Planning

    How To Plan Your Month In One Hour Or Less

    Our busy family stays on the move, and that makes it vitally important to have a system for keeping everyone organized. I am always seeking ways to stay on task and get more done in less time without stressing out. It’s one of the four components to Strategic Family Management. And from basketball games to dance performances, …

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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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    Parenting

    Kids Summer Wardrobe for Every Personality

    It’s time to pack up the winter clothes and pray that something in your kids’ summer wardrobe still fits. But if your children are like mine, growth spurts come just because all the clothes you have are one size too small. And don’t bank on being able to pass down items from an older sibling to …

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    Parenting

    Helping Your Teenager Manage Stressful Situations

    Parenting through the transition from adolescence through puberty is an emotional rollercoaster.  There are so many changes happening to a child in this phase of life. Physical changes are the most obvious and the ones parents often give the most attention.  It’s rather difficult to ignore the odor of a teenaged boy’s room. Social changes are …

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    Five Important Lessons I Learned in 2016

    This post may contain affiliate links. That means I if you make a purchase I may receive a small commission to help me run this site. Thanks in advance for your support. Happy New Year MOM! As I reflect on the 365 days that made up the year 2016 I am thankful. The year was …

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    Parenting

    When Being A Wife and Mom Conflict

    I have always wanted to be a good wife and a good mom. At some points in my life, I only wanted to be a good wife and a good mom. For me, there is no achievement greater than a happy, healthy family. The saying goes “happy wife, happy life,” and “when mom is happy, everyone …