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I'm all for leaving "surviving the day" in 2020.  I've been thinking about ways I can be intentional about setting myself up for a great day every day and came up with 8 tips that I hope help us...
It’s that time of the year where people are making New Year's Resolutions, or “setting intentions” or picking a word for the year. Whatever we call it, January is famous for declared personal changes. If you did decide on...
There are a few game-changing parenting hacks that have made a huge difference in our lives. We have four boys ages 12 to 4. Some of these hacks we’ve used for years and others we just recently implemented. 1. Draw...
Maybe your kids were lucky enough to get a few gift cards or even cash over the holidays.  Now what? In our kid's guide to money management,  January is the perfect time to get a fresh start in talking...
  It’s the week of Thanksgiving. I feel hard pressed to find ways to put the THANKS in Thanksgiving. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been scrambling all week to prepare for a  glorious, Pinterest-worthy holiday with family (Ok, Pinterest-worthy...
What do you do with all the family photos you are carrying around in your pocket on your phone? Do you have printed photos or photo albums? In my previous life, I was a professional photographer taking photos of...
I am one of those crazy people who loves going Black Friday shopping, and sadly, this will not be one of those years with the rising Covid-19 cases. Fortunately, the stores know that many people are less likely to...
I’ve been a mom now for 11 years and there are four cleaning/household supplies I can’t live without: Dawn dish soap (blue), OxiClean, Magic Eraser, and Vinegar. I didn’t know about all of these when I first became a...
For two years my kids asked me if we could have a food fight. I kept telling them we had to do it in the summer. One year we even put it on our summer bucket list, but we...
Remote and Virtual Learning: Many of us are opting for, or it has been chosen for us, a hybrid of virtual learning and in-person school. We have the best hacks, tips and tricks for a fantastic school year from moms...
Homeschool Hacks As an experienced homeschool mom, I often get asked by new homeschoolers for advice. I'll share my top homeschool hacks for those of you who might be trying homeschooling out for the first time this year. Be sure...
I'm always looking for something unique to do with my kids especially this year and especially outside. These three fun summer activities have been HUGE WINNERS!  Toy Vehicle Car Wash Each kid gathered up 10 cars and their imagination and spent...

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