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Sweet Potato Whole Wheat Gnocchi

whole wheat sweet potato gnocchis on plate

You remember what a powerhouse sweet potatoes are, right? Here is my favorite recipe that uses them. Sorry, this isn’t a particularly “quick” recipe, but it’s a good one to do with an extra pair of little hands to help … Continue reading

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Children: The Challenge
Watch Your Tone of Voice

Tone of voice learnings from Children the Challenge

How long until school starts? No, not in hours, but for those of you who knew, this post is for you. Well, to tell the truth, I don’t know how many hours until school starts, but this post is really … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Olympics, Moms, and Greatness

even the Olympics are as great as you can be

Watching the opening ceremonies and the first events of the Olympics has been inspiring. One of my favorite moments was the clip with the Queen and her arrival into the stadium by parachute. I liked her stoicism and hearing that … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank

Writing in a diary is a really strange experience for someone like me. Not only because I’ve never written anything before, but also because it seems to me that later on neither I nor anyone else will be interested in … Continue reading

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Money Bookkeeping for Kids

money ledger to help kids learn money skills

Teaching kids to Save, Budget, and keep track of their money can be a tricky job! But teaching them to use a book-keeping ledger, now THAT comes in handy! Continue reading

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A High School Grad
Don’t You Wish You Were ‘1 2 ?!

high school seniors walk onto field for graduation

I’ve been seeing that around lately. I can honestly say I do not wish I were a 2012 high school graduate, but I am really happy with the fact that I have one. Can you pick him out? That’s my … Continue reading

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The Cost of Childhood: A Lesson in Perspective

Has this ever happened in your home? Your child does something they are SO proud of and you respond with “How could you use all the ______?” or “Honey, you just wasted all those ______.” or “Please be more careful! … Continue reading

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The Perfect Double Knot — won’t come undone, but easy to untie

How to tie shoelaces so the knot won’t come undone, but is easy to untie! Continue reading

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The Week of Easter

Easter figurines with tomb, Resurrected Christ, Mary

To help our family think about the true meaning of Easter as it approached, my husband took the New Testament and listed the things that happened, starting on the Sunday before Easter until that day, including some scripture references. You may find this helpful as you reflect on the mission of the Savior this week. Continue reading

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Helping Children Learn to Read

little girl in a big book Charlotte

Do your kids love getting lost in a book? Like Janae, I have been asked many times what I have done to have my kids reading so early. Sure, I know kids who have read earlier. Ours have all been … Continue reading

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