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Sugar–addiction and depression

sugar addiction, indulging in cake

I couldn’t resist borrowing this picture–I’m sure this is exactly how I look when I get over taken by a sugar craving. Except I’ve got a little more of an olive complexion. (To give credit where credit is due, you … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Homework for Parents

One thing I don’t enjoy about beginning the school year is the piles of paperwork the kids bring home for me to do. Emergency cards, volunteer surveys, and most of all, (we get this most with the middle schoolers) the … 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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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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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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“Stick To It” Goal Book Giveaway Winner!

choosing our giveaway winner

Through our extremely random entry picker, the winner of the giveaway for the “Stick To It” Goal Book has been chosen! Drum roll please . . . and . . . congratulations to Mary! You will be receiving your book … Continue reading

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“Stick To It” Mini Goal Book Craft
plus free printable and a giveaway

stick to it book craft for tracking goals for 1 year

Have you made your goals for the New Year already? Are you serious about them? How many times have you been told that if you are going to stick to your goals, you have to actually write them down–not just … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation-
My Grandfather’s Blessings, by Rachel Remen

book cover of My Grandfather

Today on my walk I was listening to Rachel Remen’s book My Grandfather’s Blessings. This is actually my second time through it because it is packed with nuggets of wisdom and thoughts that need reflection, more attention that I could … Continue reading

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Slow Down

This is a reminder I need on a daily, perhaps hourly, basis. I’m sharing it in case you need the reminder, too. If you liked this post, you might also like:Positive Discipline, the book Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D. … Continue reading

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Piano, Cello, Percussion, Innovation

How many adults do you know who used to play the piano when they were kids? How many adults do you know who wished they still could play the piano or another musical instrument? I’ve tried to pick up a … Continue reading

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