Reflecting upon Motherhood this mothers day and what I would tell my pre-mom self.

Reflections of Motherhood: A Letter to my Pre-Mom Self

I’ve been a mother for over a decade now that my oldest has passed the 10-year mark.  Mother’s Day is this coming weekend, which means I’ve celebrated being a mom more than ten times now. Some of those Mother’s Days I look back on fondly while others I recall hormones or my own bad attitude getting […]

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April Blog Report

Monthly Blog Report: April 2015

“The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.”  This certainly was the case for me this month.  I have had a difficult April.  My blog stats reflect this.  I had a sick dog, a broken air conditioner, a flat tire, and a gunman on the campus of the school where I work.  It was […]

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Make healthy school lunches for high schoolers with these 7 ideas.

Healthy School Lunches for Your High Schooler

Though I don’t quite have a teenager, I know that many people struggle with feeding their kids lunch for school no matter what the age. I struggle with my 11 year old son because he’s a BIG eater.   It might be a little harder to know exactly what he (or she) is eating when you’re […]

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Step one in FLYLady is the shiny sink. This is the only part of FLYLADY I have used in my own spring cleaning strategy. I can help you develop your own spring cleaning strategy.

Spring Cleaning Ideas

I’ll be the first to admit that cleaning is not my forte. If I had a choice between doing anything and cleaning I’d choose anything but cleaning. However, it is a necessary evil and I do wish that I could do better. So, I’m striving to do just that. Plus it is spring and everyone […]

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Teaching Kids about Violence

It isn’t difficult to find violence in our society today, unfortunately it is all over the news stations and even on the sitcoms that flood our TVs each evening.  Even more unfortunate is that it is showing up in our own communities, even in a small town.  My children experienced violence first hand this past […]

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Reflecting upon Motherhood this mothers day and what I would tell my pre-mom self.

Reflections of Motherhood: A Letter to my Pre-Mom Self

I’ve been a mother for over a decade now that my oldest has passed the 10-year mark.  Mother’s Day is this coming weekend, which means I’ve celebrated being a mom more than ten times now. Some of those Mother’s Days I look back on fondly while others I recall hormones or my own bad attitude getting […]

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10 Reasons to Be on a Budget

Being on a budget is not always fun, but it is always beneficial. However, I have been a budgeter since I was a newly wed, mostly out of necessity.  Though I have learned that using a budget instills organization into your financial life. Why should you consider using a budget? Here are ten reasons. 1. Knowing […]

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