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How To Get Your Kids to Do Chores

Chores teach children respect and responsibility. They are an important part of raising children that are doers and that will become successful adults. But getting kids to do chores and building consistent chore routines can be really difficult. There are a number of studies out there that have concluded that children that are given regularContinue Reading “How To Get Your Kids to Do Chores”

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25 Easy Meals for Busy Nights

Now that school has started, we are getting back into the swing of things. This means after school activities, homework and everything in between. It also means it’s time to pull out my list of easy meals for busy nights. There are many nights we are running from one place to another. Especially now thatContinue Reading “25 Easy Meals for Busy Nights”

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5 Best TED Talks for Moms

I love listening to inspiring and insightful stories about motherhood and parenting. One really great (and unexpected source) for these types of stories is TED Talks. If you’re not familiar with TED talks, they are short (18 minutes or less) talks that cover all sorts of topics from finance, to medical research, to parenting. (ReadContinue Reading “5 Best TED Talks for Moms”

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How We Changed Our After School Routine

Is your after school routine not working for you? Do you ever feel like after school is the hardest part of your day? This was absolutely true for our family. Everyone came home overwhelmed and exhausted and there was still so much left in our day. Between dinner, homework and showers things got very chaotic.Continue Reading “How We Changed Our After School Routine”