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Six ways for Tired Moms to Recharge

Beep. Beep. Beep. 3:40 my husband’s alarm went off. Its spring break here. My kids were all sleeping. Silence. Solitude. I knew I would have at least three hours before my kids woke up for the day. Instead of falling back asleep I took full advantage of the quiet time.  My body was aching for… Continue reading Six ways for Tired Moms to Recharge

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14 Things Never Say to a Bereaved Parents

Have you ever said anything hurtful to somebody, even knowingly? Did you know there is grief etiquette when it comes to bereaved parents? I was not aware of it until I lost my son David four years ago. As if grieving is already not bad enough, try having somebody tell you “to get over it”… Continue reading 14 Things Never Say to a Bereaved Parents

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Hope for peanut allergy sufferers?

In 2009 my son (then nine months old) was diagnosed with several food allergies.  He has since outgrown all of them except for his peanut allergy. We have had to adjust our lives accordingly to ensure his safety. We read labels. We know which restaurants are safe. We never assume. We are aware of possible cross… Continue reading Hope for peanut allergy sufferers?

Marriage

Learning to Be Still When You’re Always in a Hurry

Life is busy. Life can become chaotic. Too much busyness can cause stress. Stress is not healthy for your mental, emotional, physical, or your spiritual health. How do you unwind? Run? Eat? Pray? Read? Talk to somebody? Sleep? Even in trying to unwind you are still doing something. How often do you sit still? No… Continue reading Learning to Be Still When You’re Always in a Hurry

Marriage

Enjoy Your Children-Even in Life’s Crazy Moments

Back in the day one of my favorite songs was “Welcome to the Jungle” by GUNS N’ ROSES. The song was playing in my head this morning as I was laughing about the start of my day. 4:20 am.: My dear husband’s alarm goes off for work. 4:40: He puts on his Carhartt jumpsuit to go… Continue reading Enjoy Your Children-Even in Life’s Crazy Moments

Health

12 Easy Tips to Stay Hydrated

*This post may contain affiliate ads “‘Then God said, “Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters.” And God made the expanse, and separated the waters which were below the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse; and it was so.… Continue reading 12 Easy Tips to Stay Hydrated

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Eating healthy on a budget!

Eating healthy on a budget? Is that even possible? YES! Healthy food can be expensive. Therefore, it can be difficult to eat well when you’re on a tight budget. However, there are many ways to save money and still eat whole, single-ingredient foods. Take a look at some of these powerhouse super foods packed with… Continue reading Eating healthy on a budget!