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Turn down the volume on your life

  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?…… Continue reading Turn down the volume on your life

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Welcome to the jungle

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 to my day. 4:20 am.: My dear husband’s alarm goes off for work. 4:40: He puts on his Carthartt jumpsuit to go…… Continue reading Welcome to the jungle

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How to engage your child in meaningful conversation: 15 unique questions to ask your child

These days I look at my delightful thirteen year old daughter and realize how much she has matured and grown into a beautiful young lady. Long gone are the days when she used to have me carry her around and play dolls with her. Of course, she still plays with Barbies on occasion and on…… Continue reading How to engage your child in meaningful conversation: 15 unique questions to ask your child

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A few reasons why I may be considered a mean mom…..

I tell my children “no” frequently. I say no to playing on electronics, grabbing junk food, and staying up late. What I have gotten in return are children that play outside, enjoying eating fruit, and are well rested in the morning. I send them to school when they say they are ‘sick’.  Yeah, I know…… Continue reading A few reasons why I may be considered a mean mom…..