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5 Things Efficient (and Happy) Moms Do Every Day: Part 1
There is no reason that Moms can't run their households like a very efficient workplace.  They are very similar.  Both at home and at work we must prioritize our time, plan for the future, and check things of our to-do list.  I find that the more efficient ...
There is no reason that Moms can't run their households like a very efficient workplace. They are very similar. Both at home and at work we must prioritize our time, plan for the future, and check things of our to-do list. I find that the more efficient I am the more free time I have, ...
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The 10 things my kids say all day (every day)
Well, it's 4th of July week and I'm guessing that most of you are off enjoying fireworks, BBQ, and sunshine.  In honor of that, I will keep my post short this week, since you have far more important things to do. I thought it would be fun to do a round up o...
Well, it's 4th of July week and I'm guessing that most of you are off enjoying fireworks, BBQ, and sunshine. In honor of that, I will keep my post short this week, since you have far more important things to do. I thought it would be fun to do a round up of the most common phrases I hear all day ...
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Confessions of a Mom at the Car Wash
It's not my fault that my car looks the way it does.  It really isn't.  For that, I place full blame on the tiny humans that live in the back of my car. We pulled up to the car wash the other day and I decided to give it the full treatment.  I dragged out t...
It's not my fault that my car looks the way it does. It really isn't. For that, I place full blame on the tiny humans that live in the back of my car. We pulled up to the car wash the other day and I decided to give it the full treatment. I dragged out the incredibly powerful hose and began the ...
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5 Absurd Things that Make Me Feel Guilty
Mom guilt is real.  I thought for sure it would disappear once I quit working.  It turns out I was wrong.  I still have guilt, but now it's totally irrational.  Here are 5 absurd things that make me feel guilty: Putting the kids to bed on time.  I always he...
Mom guilt is real. I thought for sure it would disappear once I quit working. It turns out I was wrong. I still have guilt, but now it's totally irrational. Here are 5 absurd things that make me feel guilty: Putting the kids to bed on time. I always hear these parents say, "I just couldn't bring ...
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Sight Word Fun - A Fishing Game!
When my daughter was three, we played a really fun game for her birthday party.  I fashioned a "fishing pole" out of some things we had around the house and then the kids got to "fish" for prizes.  I got the idea from Pollyanna (Vault Disney Collection)  if...
When my daughter was three, we played a really fun game for her birthday party. I fashioned a "fishing pole" out of some things we had around the house and then the kids got to "fish" for prizes. I got the idea from Pollyanna (Vault Disney Collection) if you've ever seen that movie.
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New Research: Parents Feel Guilty About Using Phones at PlayGrounds - But Should We?
When my Mom was a kid, her Mom dropped her off for the entire weekend at the farm where they kept their horses.  She was only ten years old.  A few interesting facts about this: 1.  The farm was thirty minutes from home 2.  There was no phone at the farm in...
When my Mom was a kid, her Mom dropped her off for the entire weekend at the farm where they kept their horses. She was only ten years old. A few interesting facts about this: 1. The farm was thirty minutes from home. 2. There was no phone at the farm in case of emergencies ...
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15 Fun Ways to Work on Letters and Sight Words
My daughter finished Kindergarten this Spring and her teacher advised us to work on sight words every day this summer so she doesn't forget everything.  We prefer to spend our time outdoors playing in the sunshine, so this seems a little daunting.  However,...
My daughter finished Kindergarten this Spring and her teacher advised us to work on sight words every day this summer so she doesn't forget everything. We prefer to spend our time outdoors playing in the sunshine, so this seems a little daunting. However, I know it's important, especially since ...
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Super Yummy Stuffed Zucchini
As you might have read, after 10 years of struggling in the kitchen, I have finally turned things around !  And here is one of my husband's favorites! Stuffed Zucchini 2 or 3 Large Zucchini 2 Tbsp butter 1/4 cup chopped yellow onions 4 slices Turkey Bacon (...
Stuffed Zucchini 2 or 3 Large Zucchini 2 Tbsp butter 1/4 cup chopped yellow onions 4 slices Turkey Bacon (or regular, your choice) 1/2 cup shredded cheese 1/2 cup bread crumbs. Dash of cayenne pepper (optional) 1. Set oven to 400 2. Scoop out zucchini flesh. I have tried this several ways.
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3 Amazing Novels for Moms to Read This Summer!
Did you know that when your kids see you read, it vastly encourages their love of reading?  It is vitally important for kids to see you enjoying books as much as they do.   But forget my kids.  Nothing makes me happier than finding a good book.  I want to c...
Did you know that when your kids see you read, it vastly encourages their love of reading? It is vitally important for kids to see you enjoying books as much as they do. But forget my kids. Nothing makes me happier than finding a good book. I want to crave it. I want to wait impatiently for the ...
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How to Deal with (And Prevent) Nightmares
My daughter used to have this
recurring dream where she was lost in the woods, being chased by someone she couldn't see and couldn't find her family.  The poor little thing used to come in to our room, panting, crying, and wild-eyed.  It was heartbreaking f...
My daughter used to have this recurring dream where she was lost in the woods, being chased by someone she couldn't see and couldn't find her family. The poor little thing used to come in to our room, panting, crying, and wild-eyed. It was heartbreaking for her, but it was also heartbreaking for ...
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e-Book Sale: The Happy Mommy Handbook on Sale for only $0.99
The Happy Mommy Handbook is on sale!   $0.99 (Instead of the normal price of $3.99) for 2 days now being offered through May 31. You can purchase the ebook from  Amazon ,  Barnes & Noble   and  Kobo . I f you have been enjoying my blog, you'll love this boo...
The Happy Mommy Handbook is on sale! $0.99 (Instead of the normal price of $3.99) for 2 days now being offered through May 31. You can purchase the ebook from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Kobo. If you have been enjoying my blog, you'll love this book. We will inspire you to have more fun with your ...
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Finger Strength Activities for Preparing for Kindergarten
My little Buddy will be entering Kindergarten next year and with an April birthday, he will be one of the youngest.  I've never been a huge fan of drilling them with flashcards, as I believe they learn much more valuable skills through playing, but with Kin...
My little Buddy will be entering Kindergarten next year and with an April birthday, he will be one of the youngest. I've never been a huge fan of drilling them with flashcards, as I believe they learn much more valuable skills through playing, but with Kindergarten around the corner I have ...
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The story of a Mom, dedicated to looking for the fun in life!
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We've got crafts.  We've got laughs.  We've got fights.  I'm saving my sanity, one project at at time!  And my crafts are easy because I'm not creative by nature so I keep it simple and cheap.  And fun of course!!