Being Thankful

I remember sitting at a desk in school and writing what I'm thankful for on a paper turkey or cornucopia. That "lesson" has stuck with me through the years, because ...
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Enjoy dessert without the guilt! A delicious, rich, and healthy chocolate avocado pudding. Dessert has never tasted so good!

Chocolate Avocado Pudding (Vegan, Paleo)

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How to Get a Healthy Perspective on Beauty and Aging

A while ago I read an article about a woman who is struggling with the fact that she's aging. She questioned if it was possible to age gracefully. Then she ...
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When Your Child Has Anaphylaxis Allergies

Imagine opening your fridge and seeing a jug of windshield washer fluid or a brick of rat poison. This is a familiar scene to me... except the jug of windshield washer fluid ...
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Books for kids! This post contains a list of the best board books for infants and toddlers. Recommendations are made by a former Early Childhood Educator.

The Best Board Books

Literature is a big deal in our house. As an Early Childhood Educator, I can't possibly over-emphasize the importance of reading to young children. If you haven't read my posting about fostering ...
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It's the weekend and you want to do something special with your kids. but you're not sure what. Kids activities can be tough to think of on a whim. Check out this list of 40 fun activities to do with your kids.

40 Fun Activities To Do With Your Kids

Sometimes, in the hustle of everyday life we find it challenging to think of or plan fun activities for our little families. Here's a quick list of some inexpensive activities ...
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When was the last time you played with your child? I’m not talking about handing your daughter a lump of play dough while you cook supper or the random artillery of questions you fire mindlessly at your son while flipping through a magazine. I’m talking about all out, completely engaged, play. Play is how children explore and make sense of their world. Forgot how to play? Here are some tips on how to play with your children.

Play With Your Children

Motherhood brings so many joys. From the first smile, to the first word, to the first steps… we are hooked. Life is forever changed once we have children. However, take ...
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Deliberately Clean

The weekend… a time to relax, enjoy some free time and/or time with the family. Unfortunately, too many moms (like me) spend at least one day of the weekend catching ...
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About Becoming a Deliberate Mom

We live in a rushed world. Whether we stay at home to care for our children or we are in the workforce, the pace of the world rushes us from ...
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