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Why I Prep the Night Before and How I Do It

I don’t know what mornings are like in your house, but in mine, they can get a little crazy. Five people, all trying to eat breakfast and get dressed by a decent time can get a little hectic. Especially since three out of five need a lot, and I mean a lot, of direction. Mornings […]

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The Easiest Chicken You’ll Ever Make

How about a super easy chicken dinner tonight? Is it just me or is dinner that thing that is just kind of constantly hanging over your head? What if dinner could be that easy thing that takes 5 minutes to prepare, that you don’t have to do any special shopping for, and that is still […]

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Preparing Kids for the Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, I think back on my childhood. Holidays were always a crazy time of year, and yet it was also a very enjoyable time spent together. As I ponder deeper, I think about the previous kids I have taught and their parents confiding in me about the crazy the season is […]

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The Power and Wisdom of the Older Woman

I’ve come to believe that there is some one missing from my life. That someone is a wiser, older woman. A woman who has raised her kids, but who can still remember the days of waking up in the middle of the night to feed an infant. The tired, lonely days of having a newborn. […]

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Time-Out From Social Media :: What Would You Gain?

Have you ever wanted more time in your day but didn’t know where to find it? Try tracking how much time you spend on social media. This summer I deleted Facebook from my phone, and Instagram soon followed. I still maintain my accounts, but I have to be much more deliberate to access them. No […]

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Underwhelmed by Monotony and Routine

Sometimes I am simply underwhelmed (underwhelmed as in not impressed, not that I’m not overwhelmed like the rest of you). My life is not routine or boring, not for a second. I am a mother to three enthusiastically energetic and wildly creative young children. And my work is no walk in the park. Every work […]

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