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Christi Sykes
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Hey friends!​ Buying clothes for 7 people, when 5 of them are growing like crazy, can get expensive! That is why we buy used!​ ​ Buying used clothes doesn't mean you have to wear out of date ​or very worn garb. I usually stalk the thrift stores and only buy...

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{ThredUP, Saving Money on Kids Clothes & Building a Wardrobe for FREE}
Hey friends!​ Buying clothes for 7 people, when 5 of them are growing like crazy, can get expensive! That is why we buy used!​ ​ Buying used clothes doesn't mean you have to wear out of date ​or very worn garb. I usually stalk the thrift stores and only buy...

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Hello there!   With Earth Day coming up later this month, I was reflecting on some of the changes I've made in my home over the last few years, and how I might encourage others to make similar changes.  I realized it's been 3 years since a toxic, convention...

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{Don't Toss that Cereal}
When I am busy and on the go I like to throw something in my bag that the kids and I can snack on. It is always something different, but most of the time looks something like this....   It is so easy to throw together into a container and run. You can grab ...

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{Mama NEEDS Sleep & How to Help Baby Sleep}
The sight of a sleeping baby is priceless....but so is sleep!!!! Right Mama!? Last December I did what I always do when my babies get to be old enough to sleep through the night without the "need" to nurse....(There is a point that baby wakes to get a snack...

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{Babies and Eczema....How I treat my baby's skin}
As a mom, when my baby develop eczema, I felt guilt for his discomfort. I felt like a bad mom. I felt like I didn't protect him like I was supposed to..... But truth is, it wasn't my fault. His body was reacting differently than my first 4 children and I wa...

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{Spring is About to Spring! Who's Up for a Challenge?}
Spring! Can you believe it is almost spring!? What is your favorite thing about spring? My favorite thing about spring is being able to open all the windows and doors and let the sunshine and fresh air sweep through the house.   It brings a certain motivati...

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{Keeping Healthy Kids Healthy}
My kids have caught every bug, cold, cough, runny nose, junk that goes around in years past. My 3rd child had the croup several times every winter....coughing so bad until he would gag.. ALL NIGHT LONG . They have all gotten "the bug" and passed it around t...

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{Lesson Planning and Getting on Track for a Successful School Year}
Hi, I'm Christi and I am a list maker, goal setter & scheduler by nature.....and that's good. I will never be otherwise and that's not bad. (in my Wreck It Ralph kinda voice) This is our 7th year of home school! I can't believe that! My oldest is turning 11...
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