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The Weekly Ramble

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it

Unless you’ve got a nanny, a housekeeper, a chauffeur, and a chef, it’s hard to manage a home and family–and still keep a smile on your face. But, it’s worth trying. Because nobody wants a crabby mom. Join me while I try to navigate these choppy waters and keep smiling. Subscribe to my RSS feed […]

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Our European Vacation: Collioure

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We took our family to Collioure, France for ten days. It was a wonderfully restful vacation in this little corner of Languedoc-Rousilion.

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3 Easy Ways to Prepare for Easter as a Family

3 Easy Ways to Prepare for Easter as a Family

Want to add a deeper spiritual dynamic to your Easter preparation? Consider one of these three easy ways to prepare for Easter.

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Choose Happiness Now

Choose Happiness Now | LifeasMOM.com

Do you find yourself saying, “If only ________, then _________”? Life as MOM contributor Deanna shares with us her struggles with this “life is easier up ahead” mind game.

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What Makes a Great Week in Our Homeschool

What Makes a Great Week in Our Homeschool | Life as MOM

A great week in our homeschool means that language arts and math are done; that history is engaging; and that learning happens.

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The Weekly Ramble

The Weekly Ramble

The Weekly Ramble: Where I blog like it’s 2004. This week chatting about GMA, a good school week, and sending a kid to college.

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How I am Surviving Valentine’s Day on the Cheap

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Despite my best intentions, Valentine’s Day isn’t all doves and glitter.

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Our European Vacation: Sarlat-la-Caneda to Collioure

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This fall we spent a month abroad where we visited London, Paris, and a handful of cities in Western France. We explored, rested, and learned a ton about ourselves and the world. This is the seventh installment of our European adventure. If you missed it, go to the beginning here. Last I left you in this epic tale, […]

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