Peace Love MOM


Thanks to all of you who entered my PeaceLoveMOM giveaway! It was certainly a popular one. And a fun one, too. You pointed out tshirts that I hadn’t even noticed when I visited their site. I’m going to have to go back, especially this week as the great ladies at PLM have graciously granted a […]

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A Beautiful Perspective


Since I started this blog, I’ve had the opportunity to get reacquainted with old friends and to forge new friendships. It’s been a blessing and encouragement to meet such amazing women. Last week was no different. Usually comments for giveaways are not ones to stop you in your tracks. But this one from Stacy did: […]

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MOM Deals This Week

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Here are a few of the deals I’ve spotted for the coming week: Freebies4Mom has some great kids’ freebies, including the opportunity to get a free BOOST Kids Essentials beverages. Go here for the details. As a Bzz Agent, I sometimes get special opportunities to try new products. Right now there is one to share […]

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Time For MOM: This Leg of the Journey

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Last week I talked about determining your destination as a mom. What kind of mom do you want to be? Where do you want to go in your role as MOM? When you’re old and gray, having walked a winding path, where will you find yourself? Determining your destination now will help you get to […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: A Universal Money Saving Method


One way that I saved money this week is a way that anyone can. No need to clip coupons. No rebate forms. No special equipment. My six year old could do it. And thanks to Johann Gutenburg, it’s a universal money saving method. It involves the ability to read. This week was rather a dud […]

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TGIF: Read Alouds for Preschoolers

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One of the beauties of having SIX KIDS is that I have always had little ones. Yes, it’s full of challenges, but the preschool years are such a precious time in a child’s life. Currently, I have two preschoolers: a rough and tumble, four year old boy and a nurturing, knows-how-to-change-GI-Joe’s-diaper, two year old girl. […]

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Budget Living: What to Do with Leftovers?


Waste not, want not. That’s what our grandmothers used to say. It’s the basic premise that if you use up what you have, you won’t find yourself in need. While I am not sure that one exactly follows the other, it is true that avoiding waste is good stewardship and will save you money. There […]

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Recipe Swap: In the Kitchen with Kids


When I put together my ebook, FishMama’s Guide to Cooking with Children, my husband protested that it sounded like “Cooking with Fish,” as if the children were the ingredients. Well, they are the ingredients in so far as they are an important component to your life as MOM – in the kitchen. It’s just inevitable.If […]

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