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Chores and children:  I have a lot to say on this subject.  In a nutshell, I think it is important for children to have chores around the house.  It helps them learn responsibility, fosters independence, and creates family  unity.  And, our children all…

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Inspired by the book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo, I have begun a slow, but sure journey to completely declutter my home in a lasting way.  You can read my book review here and beginning steps here. Life has been busy lately, but I…

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I have tried my whole life to get in the habit of journaling.  I am a believer in the value of a journal for myself as well as future generations. However, I just never seem to give journaling enough priority to find the time.  That is, until I was…

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88 percent of our children are kinesthetic  learners; meaning that they learn by doing and moving as opposed to visual (reading) or auditory (listening to a lecture).  Most teachers recognize this and create many hands-on type lessons to help children…

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A few years ago, the ups and downs of teenage daughters prompted me to start some new valentines traditions in our home.  I wanted my children to have a fun and happy day no matter what happened at school.  You can see previous posts here and here for…

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When I was a little girl, our family had a tradition during the month of February that I still remember.  At the beginning of the month we would gather as a family and talk about the things that we liked about each other.  A good way to do this is to…

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With a house full of teens we try and make Valentines Day about more than the boy-girl crushes going on.  I see it as an opportunity to make my spouse and children feel loved (no matter what happens at school).  Here is an idea that will make any age…

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This recipe is a favorite in my family because it tastes so good and fresh!  It is a favorite with me because it is so easy.  Dump everything in the crockpot in the morning and come home to dinner! Dump in the crockpot: 4 cans white beans (navy, white…

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Does winter have you feeling a little blue?  I am definitely ready to move into spring, but here in Utah we have many weeks of winter to push through.  One of my favorite things about spring is being woken up by a loud crowd of birds in the tree near our…

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Today, as we celebrate Martin Luther King’s contributions, let me share a quote.  “I refuse to accept the idea that man is mere flotsam and jetsam in the river of life, unable to influence the unfolding events which surround him.” (Martin Luther King)  At…
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