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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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Encourage Imagination: 9 Fun Ideas for the Tooth Fairy

As your kids grow it’s fun to play into their imagination. One wonderfully fun way to do so is to do something fun for tooth fairy visits. Children generally start losing their baby teeth between 5 and 6 years old. What you do for the tooth fairy, how much the tooth fairy gives, and so […]

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Teaching Girls to Respect Men

As I was searching through Google, I was surprised to find no posts on teaching girls to respect men. There are plenty about respecting girls, which I agree is very necessary. With a rate of 1 in 6 women in America becoming a victim of rape there is a need for a strong lesson, there […]

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Teaching Boys to Respect Women

I am a strong and proud feminist. I know the title has some draw backs, some negative connotations for people, but I still use it, why? Because that is exactly what I am by the true definition. I am a proud woman who wants equality. When it comes to being a feminist mama there are […]

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Wishing I Could Hear “I Love You”

Before I became a mother, I had this perfect little ideal of my children. My children will be so easy, well-behaved, mellow. They’d listen to me when I asked them to do something. They’d clean up after themselves, they’d sleep like little angels every night. Of course, there’s always this bring-you-back-to-reality kind of moment and […]

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Random Acts of Kindness Day: 40 Ways to Spread Kindness

Today is National Random Acts of Kindness day and in an effort to spread kindness, joy, and generosity I wanted to share some fun and easy ways to spread kindness to anyone you come across today. Random Acts of Kindness Cook someone a meal Bake someone treats Put your phone away during conversations with others […]

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Why I Do Not Regret My Past

When I became a mother, really even before, I decided on many things that I hoped to teach my children as they grow. Many of which are from my own history and experience. About a year ago I wrote a blog post that has been relatively controversial. I knew when writing it I would have […]

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