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The Weekly Ramble

The Weekly Ramble - Chatting about Trivial Pursuit, mammograms, wisdom teeth, and whatever else passes my radar.

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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How to Prepare for Tough Economic Times (Frugal Friday)

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There’s no better time than the present to get prepared to face a tough economy or other financial struggle.

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Remembering Paris

Remembering Paris - The French people are not fickle or fearful of battle as "white flag" jokes of the past may suggest. They are passionate and loyal, brave and bold.

I had planned to share another leg of our European vacation in today’s post. But, in light of the horrific terrorist attack in Paris yesterday, I think I’ll save that for another day. And yet, I don’t feel like I can say nothing, either. I didn’t know what Charlie Hebdo was before yesterday. I’m guessing […]

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Helping Kids Set Goals and Reach Them

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If we teach our kids to set goals and help them accomplish them now, we give them a huge head start on life.

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Win a Devotional Bible from Tyndale House (CLOSED)

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The following post is sponsored by Tyndale House. Enter to win a copy of The Daily Walk Bible. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winners: quirkyfate@, simplymichele@, jamiegriffith768@ It’s true that the New Year is a great time to start some new habits, but I think it’s important not to fixate too much on starting right […]

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How to Infuse Instant Calm into Your Busy Day

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Feeling a little harried? Life as MOM contributor Prerna shares some simple tips on how to infuse some calm into your day quickly. One of the things that I would be working on in 2015 is being calmer. Honestly, calm and sitting still don’t come easy to this Type A personality. I’m constantly on the […]

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Start a Routine of Rest and Worship {Day 12 to a Renewed You}

Start a Routine of Rest and Worship {Day 12 to a Renewed You} - Carve out time in your schedule to rest and to look toward God.

Carve out time in your schedule to rest and to look toward God.

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Start an Exercise Regimen {Day 11 to a Renewed You}

Start an Exercise Regiment {Day 11 to a Renewed You} - Exercise will do a body good. And your soul and mind, too.

Exercise will do a body good. And your soul and mind, too.

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