Missed Holiday Traditions: A Mom’s Confession


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Picture it.  It’s only a few days after Christmas. Everyone is out of school and work. Just at home. Chilling. We’re relaxing on the couch and my husband asks me, “Where are the pillows?”.  I politely inform him that they are put away in the closet. “You spent money on pillows just to put them […]

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January 5, 2020

Cheap Date Night Ideas


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We love to eat and try new restaurants.  It’s kind of our thing.  And when we go out, we get appetizers (plural), drinks and then our main course.  Then, we typically go to an ice cream spot nearby.  Our dinners get expensive.  Good food is worth it.  But, the way our budget is setup, we […]

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August 2, 2019

Eight Ways to Juggle Life With Kids


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Sometimes it feels like I was young and living the single life one day and then woke up with a whole husband and two kids.  Then, I laugh at myself.  That young 20-something woman from yesterday thought she had a lot going on.  HA!  Now, I have a family to take care of, clean up […]

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July 21, 2019

Five Ways To Continue Education During The Summer


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Summertime comes in and routine goes out the door.  Kids are excited to trade in teacher led lesson days for snacks and video games.  However, parents know that the lessons don’t end just because it’s summer.  I recently read that, on average, students lose 2 months of reading skills over the summer.  In addition, math […]

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June 9, 2019