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70 Activities to do this Spring

The weather is warming up and it’s Spring. With the start of Spring, we have been doing whatever we can to get the kids outside and having fun. With the cold of Winter, the kids get a bit of cabin fever. Then as it gets too hot in summer it’s the same, so we have […]

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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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Surprise! Childproofing is Not Complete, It’s a Mindset

So you’ve gone through your entire house and you think you’re done childproofing. You’ve plugged every outlet, cushioned every table corner, latched every cabinet and drawer, but don’t stop now. Children are unpredictable and as they grow there will be new, different things they are interested in, you must be prepared and diligent for any […]

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8 Amazing DIY Halloween Costumes

I have always loved to sew and create things. Since becoming a mother this love has translated to wanting to make my children’s Halloween costumes for as long as they’ll let me. So every year, end of August beginning of September, it means looking, researching, finding all kinds of ideas on Pinterest and from other […]

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26 St Patrick’s Day Activities, Crafts, and More

St Patrick’s Day is a great, fun holiday, to share with the kids. Here are  St Patrick’s Day activities to brighten your holiday. Crafts Kid Craft: St. Patrick’s Day Marshmallow Stamps This is a great craft for kids of all ages. Even little ones can do it. Marshmallow stamps to make little clovers. What a […]

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What is a Family? Characteristics I Believe Make Up Family

        What is a family? This seems like it would be a very simple question, but as time has gone by over the last century I feel like the answer has become harder for each individual to answer. Why is it hard to answer? Because there is no one correct answer. Traditionally […]

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5 Tips for Handling Stress Over the Holidays

I can be a highly stressed and anxious person. A lot of the time, if you don’t see me daily, I can hide it, but those that know me well, see me often, know it and can read me easily. My husband is one of those people. He can read me, he won’t necessarily know what is wrong or bothering me but he always knows when something is. I will not claim that I’m any master at handling stress but these are tips I’m hoping to implement myself and hope they’ll help.

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10 Christmas Traditions for Family Fun

My husband and I have a pretty “young” family. We have been married for just shy of three years, our oldest will be two in a week, and we are trying to gear through what traditions we would like to create as a family. We’ve both grown up with Christmas traditions, many the same, many different, and we are working on possibly changing it up a bit with our own family.

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Am I Done Having Kids?

This is a question that’s been on my mind ever since my second child, my son Jacob, was born six months ago. I grew up in a large family, I have five siblings, my mother has five siblings. I have cousins and more cousins, busting from the seams. I loved it, most of the time. I always thought I wanted four kids of my own. Not as big as my parents had but not too small either. I thought it would be perfect.

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