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The Weekly Ramble

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Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. The week has […]

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Booking It is Back! Here are My January Reads

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Want to get the low down on great books to read? Start Booking It with us! For those of you who’ve been around here awhile, you might remember the monthly feature, Booking It. For years on a monthly basis, I shared books I had read while readers got a chance to share which books they’d read and […]

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Planning Quality Time with Each Child

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Planning quality time with each child, particularly in a large family, can be tricky. But, it’s not impossible. And it’s SO worth the effort! We were driving home from Santa Barbara this weekend. FishChick napped most of the way thanks to the Dramamine that saves us from vomit along the way. She woke when we […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. This week I’ve seen a shift in my mindset about a lot […]

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The Life as Mom Morning Scope

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Watch the Life as Mom morning broadcast live Monday through Saturday at 7 am PST. Did you know that there is a Life as Mom morning broadcast every day on Periscope? It’s been so fun to interact with other moms “on the road to joyful motherhood” in real time. Periscope does take a little getting […]

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Video Games Are Not the Devil

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Video games get a bad rap, to the point that moms think their children should never play them. I’m going on record to say: Video games are not the devil. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising […]

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Time Budget, Push Goals, & Getting My Act Together

How to Make a Time Budget

January is a great time to readjust how you spend your days. This month I’m using a time budget to help me meet goals and get my act together! (Again.) I’m going to be using a time budget to meet my goals this year. But first the back story. Here we are halfway through January […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Those of you who’ve been following along with my Pantry Challenge this month know that we are eating down the household. Our house has termites and will be tented sometime in the next few weeks. Apparently, you have to store your food in a special way […]

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