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Sports Talk

At what age should your child begin playing competitive sports?  My son is a sports kid who would play any sport, any time if we let him. He probably dreams of sports when he sleeps! So, when he wanted to start playing at the age of 3, I knew we were headed in to the world […]

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Stay-At-Home Valentine’s Dates

Hi, my name is Carrie and my husband and I haven’t been out since our daughter was born. Well that’s not technically true, we’ve been to two weddings, thanks to our friends who have two kids that have each wed this year. On a side note, aren’t weddings the best dates… free food, cake, drinks […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 20th our nation will celebrate a very important man and historic day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  The past couple of years I have tried to use this time to build up a key part of my son’s character – compassion.  I also try to use the this time and focus on the differences […]

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Nesting During the New Year

I’ve always loved organization. Although, I don’t always have the cleanest house, my heart skips a beat when I get the chance to reorganize my pantry or when my medicine cabinet gets an overhaul. When I was growing up, I would frequently rearrange and reorganize my room just for my own satisfaction. And when I’d […]

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Christmas Unwrapped

The Holiday Blues

The presents are unwrapped, the tree is put away.  Elf on the Shelf is back in the attic and there are no more Christmas parties to look forward to.  If you’re like me, I seem to struggle with the Holiday Blues every year. There is not another big holiday to anticipate until February.  If you […]

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Give the Gift of Time

With the holiday season upon us, it’s no better time than to give the gift of quality time to those we love. Whether we are off work for Christmas or we are stay at home moms that spend our every waking minute with our families, this is a great time to refocus our attention to […]

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