Month: March 2019

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Acceptance and Supporting Same-Sex Parents

Recently I read an article that had me just feeling terrible. The article was from Christianheadlines.com and its headline is ‘New Research Shows Increased Risk of Same-Sex Parenting‘. This article was claiming research shows that kids raised by same-sex parents have increased emotional issues, depression and sexual abuse. Looking into the sexual abuse argument is […]

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6 Amazing Gifts for Your Introverted Friend

If you look up the definition of introversion it’ll say, or most likely because this is exactly what I just found, “The quality of being shy and reticent.” I have issues with this definition. First off, introversion is a spectrum. There’s many different qualities introverts have and do not have. Some may be shy, yes. […]

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10 Spring Home Decor Printables

Spring is finally here. It seemed like another very long winter and I am so happy for the warm weather. Now that the weather is getting warm it’s time for some spring cleaning, opening up the house, and changing some of the home decor. I am so very excited to share these 10 new Spring […]

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Teaching Kids About Their Emotions

We all have emotions but understanding our emotions is not always so easy. Babies and toddlers are born with certain emotional reactions, like crying, smiling, and laughing but they are not born with an understanding of the emotions or their reactions. They do not always understand feeling tired, sad, or angry and not understanding can […]

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Emotional Intelligence: The Key to a Lasting Marriage and How to Strengthen it.

My husband and I met online we chatted for a while then met in person for our first date. We had a good conversation, he impressed me, but I did not fall in love at first sight, nor did he. We definitely had an impact on one another though, we had this feeling like something […]

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27 Things I Want My Kids to Know About Life

My kids are only 3 and almost 2 but that does not stop me from thinking about their future. I am a firm believer that you should live in the moment and enjoy them today, however, I also think we, as parents, are doing our children a disservice if we do not think about how […]

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8 Benefits of Theater Education on Kids

I have known many who view local theater as something only the snooty people in town do. Even going as far to say that it is something that those who see themselves as superior do. That however could not be any further from the truth. My wife was not raised around the community and neither […]

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“I Am Tired” Is Not Just An Excuse

I know it may seem that way, I know I say it A LOT. “I am tired” has become an automatic response. I’m crying, I’m upset, I’m angry it’s because “I’m tired.” You think I’m just trying to avoid confrontation. You think I’m trying to end an argument by not actually expressing how I feel, […]

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Dealing with the Mental Load of Motherhood

    Every minute of the day I generally, really always, have something running through my head. I am constantly adding to my to-do list. I am thinking of things we need, groceries to buy, my son needs shoes, my daughter needs more pull-ups, my husband wants me to run his check to the bank. […]

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Why is it Mom’s Job?

Moms in general get a bad reputation because they are not “doing their jobs” when the kids behave badly. They are scrutinized to no end. Passers by, when the kids are out of control, judge. The truth is that it is just as much the dads fault as the moms. Dads traditionally have been the […]

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