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Creative Ways to Vacation at Home Right Now

What would you do if your kids were suddenly out of school and home for an extended period of time? Also, how about if your vacation plans were cancelled or postponed? I have some ideas for creative and exciting ways you can vacation at home. Instead of feeling stressed, overwhelmed or bored.  What should I …

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10 Amazing Back To School Hacks You Need to Try

Although I love routine, getting back into a schedule post summer break can be tough on everyone, especially without some amazing back to school hacks. Back to school can sometimes be one of the more stressful times of the year as a parent. While my kids (they are going into 4th and 10th grade) are …

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There is An Important Reason I Say Please Do Not Call Me Mom

I briefly lost my son when he was younger inside of Dutch Wonderland. Even though it happened about 8 years ago (he is turning 14 next week), it is a parenting moment in time I often replay in my head. Ever since that incident there is an important reason I say please do not call …

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5 Secrets To Teach A Teenager How To Shower Faster

Can we please talk for a moment about something serious? Something that is a constant struggle in our household, ever since my son became a teenager a few years ago. Yes, you read that correctly, there is a teenager currently living in my house. I love him dearly and he may not be particularly happy I am sharing …

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