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Valentine’s Day: DIY Strawberry Sugar Scrub

Valentine’s Day is coming and no matter if you’re dating, single, or married there’s one thing you should definitely do this holiday and that is to do something for yourself. Self care and self love is so very important no matter the time of year. A great way to practice some self care this Valentine’s …

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15 Journal Prompts to Promote Self Love Around Valentine’s Day

There are many benefits to journaling. It is a wonderful practice to promote self love. Valentine’s Day can be a difficult time for many, especially if you’re single, but It can also be a wonderful time to build yourself up. Journaling is wonderful to work on raising your self love and self esteem. Journaling There …

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas I’d Love

I admit, I’m hard to shop for and I’m not the easiest to buy for Valentine’s Day. I really never think that I am hard to shop for. If I was asked I could tell anyone a good three or four reasonable things I’d love, but I’ve still been told I’m hard to shop for. Why? Partially because if I truly NEED it, I’ll just go get it. Also because I’m a mom. I know this sounds like an excuse to anyone that isn’t a mom but it’s the truth. I’m a mom and because of that I put my kids first. If someone asks me what I’d like I tend to say things I’d like for the kids. However, there are many things I’d like they’re just not very tangible.

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8 Valentine’s Day Crafts To Do With Your Kids

One of the most fun holidays as a kid was Valentine’s Day. It’s a wonderful day to utilize for finding fun crafts and activities to do with your kids. Help them create something for others and give selflessly. Here are some wonderful different Valentine’s Day crafts. How to Help Kids Make a Valentine’s Day Countdown …

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Self Care During Cold Winter Months

During the Winter and around the holidays it is easy to let stress and weather bring us down. The lack of sunlight alone in the cold, cloudy, and snowy months can cause emotional and physical slumps. Then there’s the holidays, the excess in food, and lack of exercise during the cold it can be hard …

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22 Lessons I Want My Children to Learn About Christmas!

Christmas has become many things. Christmas is commercial, Christmas is religious, Christmas is contradiction after contradiction and often Christmas is hypocritical. I am a Christian and I cannot deny these things. So how do I teach my children about something that is all these things? How do I teach my children the good and the bad? Or do I? Do I sugar coat the holiday? Do I just give them the Bible? Do I just repeat what preacher after preacher might tell us?

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28 Best Christmas Movies

One of my absolutely favorite parts of the Christmas holidays is snuggling on the couch in warm blankets with some hot chocolate and watching Christmas movies. With my family or even just on my own to relax at the end of a long day. These are some of my favorite Christmas movies. What movie did …

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How to Separate Birthday Festivities from Christmas

My daughter’s birthday is December 21st. She was actually due December 26th. I’m very glad she came a few days early. Anyway, so far she doesn’t really understand Christmas a ton. She’s going to be five this year and we haven’t made a huge deal over Christmas at home over the last couple years since …

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6 Fun Thanksgiving Kids Crafts

I love finding fun craft ideas for my kids especially around the holidays. As Thanksgiving is getting closer I found some great craft ideas. I hope they’re just as fun for you and your kids. Make a Thankful Tree with Your Child This Thanksgiving I love Thanksgiving for the opportunity to teach our children about …