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Practical Advice for Getting Your Child up and Out

There is nothing more frustrating than trying to get your child out the door in the morning. Whether you have to get to work or you have to get them to school, those early morning meltdowns can wreak havoc on your day. Lay out the Clothes the Night Before If your child is feeling like […]

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Re-evaluation Time

Holidays are over and it is back to school time. Normally around this time each year I start to panic. I look at how much time is left in the official school year and before testing and what not, and I think to myself – well, we are utterly failing. We are not getting enough […]

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School, Interrupted….

I am sitting on the porch, listening to the sound of the television for there will be no schooling today. The boy is home sick from school, which of course means that the girl can’t do anything either. She attempted to do some schoolwork, but then the draw of her brother watching TV and feeling […]

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Surviving Winter!

For those that know me personally, you know that there are few things that I hate more than the cold. Not the snow – as long as I can look at it out my window and think how lovely and pretty it is – and it is lovely and pretty. However, the cold that comes […]

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Finally! The Book is Done and Ready!

I can’t believe it, but I can finally say that the book is done and on Amazon.com! I am so excited I can hardly stand it. It has been a long haul getting the second edition done, but I am so glad that it is finished. It is being offered through Amazon for free until […]

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Carving Out Time

One of the biggest issues that all parents seem to struggle with is the idea of time. Time to do the laundry. Time to do the dishes. Time to run from one activity to another. Time to make dinner. Time to eat dinner. The list literally goes on and on as there never seems to […]

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Vacation!

So, we went on vacation to Blairsville, GA and I cannot begin to tell you how AWESOME it was. It was the most amazing thing I had ever seen, and one of the best vacations I have ever been on. We stayed at a friend’s cabin and the view was insane – mountains behind us […]

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Excitement Takes a New Bent

You know, I find the things that get me excited these days are sad on some level. Today I found a new catalog for school stuff – things for decorating your classroom. Well, in trying to figure out where to put all of the new posters, etc. that I found I was LOVING, my husband […]

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