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Sometimes You Just Need to Exert Yourself

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Motherhood is not easy, though it is good. Sometimes you need to exert yourself.

Today’s a Fresh Start

Today’s a fresh start, full of hope for a better future.

The Daze Will Pass All Too Quickly

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The daze seems long, but it will pass all too quickly. The days really will go faster than you think. The little old lady in the grocery store is not wrong. And life is really hard sometimes. That makes you wish time to go faster, for potties to be trained, and noses to wipe themselves. […]

Enjoy the Daze

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The days are hard, and yet they pass all too quickly. None of us is the mom she wants to be. And we all have regrets. So what do we do with them?

The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Legoland or Disneyland?

Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

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Want to know what all this life-changing magic is all about? Here’s my review of the organizing and “tidying” book written by Japanese author, Marie Kondo.

How to be Kinder to Yourself

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Hey Mama, might be time to lighten up! On yourself. Consider these ways to remind yourself of the bigger picture, scale back, review the day, and seek grace.

A Cheap & Easy Spring Break for Families

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Spring break is coming! Download these two weeks’ worth of spring break activities. The planning is done for you for a fun and frugal vacation with your kids.