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Is menu planning a challenge? You don't want to miss these 5 dinner recipes, made with 5 ingredients or less, for under $5 each!

5 Dinners, 5 Ingredients, for Under $5 Each!

Between homeschooling, my children's extra-curricular activities, and my fitness classes, our week is hectic. Over the past year, I have come to rely on some great pantry meals which I rotate ...
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No! Stop! Don't do that! Not Now! Positive child guidance can be challenging, especially if you find yourself in a rut of saying no. Come get some tips for how to say more yes and less no and get your printable resource sheet to help you out!

How to Say More Yes and Less No

Stop. Don't do that. No. As the day progressed I realized that I had unintentionally stomped on my children's behaviour so many times that my responses had become almost automatic ...
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Do you feel pushed to the edge of blowing up? Are your kids driving you crazy? Check out these 10 ways to calm down before you blow up!

10 Ways to Calm Down Before You Blow Up

I don't have to look at the clock... I know what time it is. At about 4:00 every day, my kids lose their minds. They whine, yell, fight with one ...
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The adults in a child's life are highly influential. Parenting done right means role modelling behaviours to our children. Here are 10 essential things kids need to see their parents doing.

10 Things Children Need to See Their Parents Doing

As a former early childhood professional, I'm keenly aware of how much children learn from observing those around them. The adults in a child's life are especially influential. I was ...
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Seeking God. Faith. Prayer. I've listened, prayed, and searched... then I came to realize something... grace changes everything.

Grace Changes Everything

Grace Changes Everything.  That's the name of the sermon series taking place in my church right now. As I've sat, listened, prayed, and searched, I came to realize something... grace ...
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There are several reasons why we may yell at our children. Here are 3 techniques to stop yelling at your kids. #parentingresolution

How to Stop Yelling at Your Kids #parentingresolution

I'm exhausted. We're on hour 5 of the day. The girls have sought out every opportunity to fight with each other. In the moments that they're not engaged in battle, ...
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I wonder what I've done with my days. In moments like these I like to dig out my journal and look through my pictures to remember all the moments... big and small. This is what's happening, currently.

Remembering, Celebrating, and Life… Currently

Since a new month is upon us, I want to take some time to share some of the things that have happened in January, as well as what’s going on… ...
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Do you want to be more productive? Start your day with this one tip! It will make your days more efficient and you'll get more done!

Want to Be More Productive? Start Your Day the Right Way!

I'm a homeschooling, blogging mama of two. I run a household and manage a variety of projects. When people ask me how I do it all - I tell them ...
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Save Time and Money By Cooking at Home

This is a paid review. All opinions within this post are mine. My full disclosure policy is HERE. One of my New Year's resolutions is to make healthy eating choices ...
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The first challenge of the Parenting Resolution! Come get some tips on creating a parenting learning plan.

The Parenting Resolution: Creating a Learning Plan

I remember dreading the appointment with the career counselor at my university, but I knew it would be a cornerstone of my future decision making and educational success. It turned ...
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What to Do When Your Blog Growth Flatlines

For several months the scenario hasn't changed... your page views are predictable, your social media numbers grow at a snail's pace, and for every newsletter subscriber you gain, you seem to ...
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The Parenting Resolution: Make 2016 the Best Year!

Conflicts. Raised voices. Slamming doors. Frustration. Disappointment. 2015 wasn't the best year in our home. I started the year off right by creating a detailed parenting vision but my eagerness ...
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Goodbye Grandma

On Saturday my beloved Grandma died. Though she had been ill since August, her passing is still heartbreaking. We're never prepared to say goodbye. Regardless of the age of the ...
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Blog Pause - 2015 - Day 4

Refreshing Old Blog Posts, Effective Parenting, and Living With Anxiety

Welcome to my blog pause, a wonderful idea I gleaned from Robin over at Robin Kramer Writes. I'll be taking a few weeks off of my blog in preparation for the ...
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Blog pause - 2015 - Day 3

Clean Your Blog, Running Late, and Heeding Interruptions

Welcome to my blog pause, a wonderful idea I gleaned from Robin over at Robin Kramer Writes. I'll be taking a few weeks off of my blog in preparation for the ...
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