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Lessons from the Laundromat

Lessons from the Laundromat

There I was, hauling our overflowing laundry totes into the Laundromat one Sunday afternoon due to our recently broken washing machine. Would I look ridiculous trying to figure the machines out? What social situations would I encounter?  This momma walked in feeling a little nervous and a lot out of place. Boy, was I wrong! What […]

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I Stopped Giving My Kids an Allowance

I Stopped Giving My Kids an Allowance

When I was growing up, my parents gave us an allowance equal to our age. If you were ten, you got $10 a month. When you were 12, you got $12 a month. This continued until we were old enough to work. I thought this was a great system, so when my kids entered elementary […]

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Please Don't Guilt My Child

Please Don’t Guilt My Child

Dear Friends and Family, My request is simple. Please don’t guilt my child. Yes, you read that right. I don’t want you putting guilt on my child. When it comes to manners, I am a huge advocate. Trust me. I am also a habitual apologizer. Every other sentence that comes out of my mouth is […]

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Five Ways to Relax on the Go

Five Ways to Relax On the Go

Let’s face it, we are always on the go! Whether it’s working, taking care of kids, tending the house, running errands, spending time with our partners, or tackling that eternal to-do list. We’re always busy. Finding time to relief stress can be hard, yet very important for our sanity. These simple ways to relax on […]

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