We Win or We Learn, That’s How We Play the Game

Life is full of mistakes to be made, but that doesn’t mean we lose. In our family, we win or we learn. That’s how we play the game. I wish that I could bottle up all the things I’ve learned in the last 45 years and hop into a time machine. I’d transport myself back […]

Getting Ready for the Week Ahead

Planning for the week ahead, rather than letting it happen to you, can help you make the most of all the great things in your life. 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 […]

Five Favorite Things to Make Me Feel Better

Illness got you down? Looking to feel better? Today’s Five Favorite Things are those that help me feel better and stay feeling well. Nothing I say in this post should be construed as medical advice. Please talk to your physician. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I […]

Five Favorite Things for Being Healthy

We each get only one body in this lifetime, so it’s in our best interests to take care of them. Here are some of my favorite things for being healthy. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your […]

Crockpot Parenting is a No-Go

It’s easy to fall into a trap that we can automate all the things in our lives as moms, but the thing we can’t set and forget is parenting. My life as mom has often felt like a game of spinning plates. There is so much to do in a day or a week; get […]

The Afternoon High Five

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Do you have an afternoon routine for your family to wind down from school and work? Give them an afternoon high five to make it easy. What do your kids do when school’s done for the day? Is it a free-for all? Do folks scatter for their rooms and individual devices? Or do you have […]

5 Reasons to Exercise that You Should Pay Attention To

There are many excuses we can make not to be fit, but there are plenty of reasons to exercise, all of which will do our bodies good. Disclosure: I am not a doctor, nor do I play one on TV. The following is a result of my own research. Please confirm everything I say with […]

How I Updated Our Emergency Supplies this Month

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Having emergency supplies on hand can be an important life-saving technique. It can help you and your family weather a difficult time. After years of worrying about earthquakes and other natural disasters, I finally established an emergency supply kit in our garage and created 24-hour go bags for the kids. While we haven’t had to use any […]