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7 Time Management Steps for 1st Time Parents

Life as you know it is obsolete and there is no turning back now.  Your about to become a parent for the first time. That's fantastic!!! You were blessed to be a role model for an amazing little one.   In honor of my cousin having a her first baby soon, I thought I'd share… Continue reading 7 Time Management Steps for 1st Time Parents

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Back to School: Time Management

It's almost the end of August and by now all kids should be back at the grind again. Hallelujah!! I know, I know. It's wrong of me to praise that the kids are back at school. I honestly love that they are just as much as they do. They get to go to school and… Continue reading Back to School: Time Management

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Isn’t Spring Break Irresistibly Fun?

My favorite time of year. The flowers are blooming. The sun is shinning and my kids are out on vacation! Not your usual spring break excitement. But, if you are like me, a parent with kids in school, they too get a spring break. It is our job to make sure it's just as fun… Continue reading Isn’t Spring Break Irresistibly Fun?

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Love-Hate Relationship with My Kids Extra Curricular Activities

Most kids love to go outside and play in the sun. Whether or not its with toys is the question. As long as they have their friends or family, if you can get a kid to play its an awesome feeling. In today's day in age, we have so many distractions like electronics to keep… Continue reading Love-Hate Relationship with My Kids Extra Curricular Activities

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Valentine’s Day Activities for the Kids

It's almost time for Valentine's Day. In celebrating as a parent, you can't forget about the kids. Before you set off on your special date night with your honey. How about some fun day activities bonding with the kiddos? My kids love Valentine's Day. Being that my kids are still in elementary school, they love… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Activities for the Kids

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Uncharted Waters: Shopping Around For Schools

“You better shop around,” famous lyrics by a 1960’s song by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles. Growing up it was a phrase my mother would use in reference to the song. I never quite understood why she always sang that song to me when I would ask her a question. The song speaks of love… Continue reading Uncharted Waters: Shopping Around For Schools

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Yippee!!! When Holding Back the Excitement Won’t Work

YIPPEE!!! You know that feeling you get at that moment you realize everything that could be going right, is indeed going right. The kids did their homework without putting up a fight. They are working together to clean up after themselves. Getting their chores done before bed time. They leave you alone while you're cooking… Continue reading Yippee!!! When Holding Back the Excitement Won’t Work

Food & Fitness

Fish Stick Friday: A New Way to Serve Their Favorite

A childhood favorite is the average fish stick. But, if you are like me, I do like to give my children ideas to have something a bit on the healthy side. Why not serve their favorite in a whole new way? Of course, you can serve fish sticks the same old way if your child… Continue reading Fish Stick Friday: A New Way to Serve Their Favorite

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Back to School Shopping: Are You Ready?

It's almost that time of year. Back to school time. I don't know about you, but I definitely try to get the bulk of my shopping over and done with two weeks before school starts.  Why? It's simple. I don't like to get to the store and be out of what my kids really like.… Continue reading Back to School Shopping: Are You Ready?