15 Resolutions Every Mom Should Make

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 It’s that time of year again.  We reflect on the year past and resolve to do things differently in the year to come.  This year, why not try some of these Resolutions That Every Mom Should Make.   15 Resolutions Every Mom Should Make Post contains affiliate links For most of us it is the same…

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Seeing Christmas Through the Eyes of My Children

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Every year I make a promise to myself that NEXT year Christmastime will be different.  NEXT year at Christmas I won’t over-schedule myself or leave things until last minute.  NEXT year I will simplify and have more time to really enjoy the holidays.  NEXT year my shopping will be done early.  NEXT year I will…

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The Invisible Mom – What You Are Building When No One Sees

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The Invisible mother

Do you ever feel like an invisible mom? As though the things you do and the efforts you make as a mother go unnoticed?  Today I share my experiences as well as a beautiful message from Nicole Johnson about what you are really building when no one sees. (I originally posted this as one of…

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The Unexpected Sadness: Saying Goodbye to the Baby Years

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This week marks an end of a season of motherhood for me. My baby turns three!  When my youngest son was born, I knew that he would be the last baby to enter our family, but I wasn’t prepared for the unexpected sadness that came as I watched each milestone pass by in his life.  Saying…

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Yes, I’m Raising Boys and No, I’m not Sorry

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Raising Boys

It has been 11 years since I gave birth to my oldest son.  From the time I found out I was pregnant, I just knew it was a boy.   What I didn’t know is that he would be followed by 3 more  baby brothers and that I would forever be a “boy-mom” raising boys…

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Enjoy Life – Monday Motivation

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I’ve always been a goal setter.  I like to sit down quite often and plan out the things I want to accomplish or the things I would like to see happen in my life.    But, I think because I like to make plans for the future and I like to work towards those plan,…

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Dear Tired Moms: It’s Okay to Take a Nap

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Tired Moms

This post is for any and all tired moms out there.  Let’s get over the belief that it is not okay for us to acknowledge that we are tired.  Let’s stop feeling guilty if we need some down time.  This letter is for you.  I’m  going to be taking my own advice so if you…

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A Letter to my Sons on the First Day School – Back to School Quotes

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I can’t believe we are back in school!   I am so proud of my boys  and I love their individual personalities.  So today I thought I would write a letter to my boys on the first day of school and share some of my favorite back to school quotes.  Back to School Quotes To my…

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Finding Joy

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Finding Joy

There are certain times in your life when you meet someone and know that they were brought into your life for a reason.  I had one of those moments this past weekend when, at a blogging conference, I discovered I was sitting next to Rachel Martin, the author of the website Finding Joy. I try…

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