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Fidget Spinners: The Latest Fad

With fidget spinners being all the rage these days and seeing how everybody “needs” one, what is something that you need a tool for, but is not invented? Not technology related, but an actual gadget you wish that was invented? Perhaps, you have said, “I wish somebody would invent……” to make my life easier…”or why… Continue reading Fidget Spinners: The Latest Fad

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Kids need more play time and less screen time

July is right around the corner.  We should be in swimsuits at the beach and be having sleepovers outside in our tent, but instead, we are bundled up wearing sweatshirts in this cooler temps. This morning after we finished our daily 4 B’s (beds, breakfast, brush, and Bible) the kids have free time. No technology… Continue reading Kids need more play time and less screen time

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Don’t be a hypocrite

Procrastination You know that feeling when things pile up and you push them away, saying “I’ll do it another day?” Then you don’t get to it that next day either. Pretty soon, what could have been done in an hour or two is now a bigger issue. It is called procrastination. Procrastination is the act… Continue reading Don’t be a hypocrite

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How to raise a boy

  Being a mom of a boy is something special. It is different than having girls. I love my girls. But having a boy is just different.  He responds differently than my girls. He plays different. Reacts differently. Loves differently.  Thinks differently. The stories: One time when my son was two years old and supposed to… Continue reading How to raise a boy

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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 superfoods packed with what… Continue reading Eating healthy on a budget

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Summer time! Summer time!

Summer vacation has officially begun! Every last day of school we celebrate by keeping it simple at home. The kids are jumping on the trampoline with the water going and eating popsicles. We have a few extra kids here today, so it’s been a great way to celebrate the end of the school year. What… Continue reading Summer time! Summer time!