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The Weekly Ramble

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids. This week has been a jumble of things to do. The weather […]

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Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Watch Pride & Prejudice

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising […]

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Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Exercise

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. As you know I’ve been attempting to become a physically healthier person. Working out is not a habit that comes easily to me, but […]

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Make Christmas Ornaments from Toys (Frugal Friday)

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This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! As many families do, we give our kids new Christmas tree ornaments each year. These […]

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Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Listen to Your Favorite Music

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. They say that music soothes the savage beast. I’ve known that to be true — of myself and of crabby children. It depends on […]

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Memories on the Tree

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The following content is sponsored by Hallmark: Last week I confessed that I consider decorating the tree a chore. Please know that doesn’t mean I don’t absolutely LOVE having a decorated tree. I love watching the lights glow in the darkness. I love watching my kids’ eyes light up when they look at their favorite […]

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Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Call Your Mom or Other Mentor Mom

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. When I left for college, I learned the beauty of being able to call my mom. I’d never had reason to do so before […]

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How to Look Fabulous in Your Holiday Photos

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Get the Ultimate Photography Bundle and learn all the tricks that professionals use to take great shots. Photo opportunities are quickly approaching. Take a few tips from Life as MOM contributor Rena and look your best in those holiday photos! Tis the season for holiday parties, work parties and family gatherings and along with that […]

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