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The Importance of Family Traditions

As I’ve been preparing for our Fathers’ Day celebration, I’ve been reflecting on the importance of family traditions. I have always innately appreciated family traditions. To be honest, my own family wasn’t huge on recurring traditions, largely because we moved around a lot and adjusting our traditions to meet our situation and needs each year.…

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7 Ways to Add More Hours to the Day

All busy moms have one thing (at least) in common: we need more than 24 hours a day. We NEVER finish what we want to get done and end up staying up later and later trying to cram it in, only to find ourselves less productive the next day because we’re so exhausted. Here are…

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Dealing with Your Bored Child

Your child walks into the kitchen. “Mom, I’m bored.” How do you deal with your bored child? Do you get frustrated because you’re so busy and now you have to stop to pay attention to your child? Do you invite your child to join in whatever you’re doing? Do you assign the child something to…

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9 Things Worth Doing Badly (for Moms)

We’ve all heard that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing well. Our parents and teachers wanted to make sure we learned the value of putting forth our best effort and following through. Great! But is that really true?  G.K. Chesterton didn’t think so. He said, “If a thing is worth doing, it’s worth…

To Pin or Not to Pin: That Is the Question.

This might seem like a very insignificant question compared with the original, but it is a very real question many women are facing today. Should we or should we not get sucked into using Pinterest? Is it a fun and effective aid, or an absolute waste of time and depression enhancer? I’ve seen multiple Facebook…