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Stocking Stuffer Ideas

We are exactly seven days away from Christmas, the reason I know this is because my sweet eight-year old reminds me of this every morning when I wake her up for school which makes me a bit anxious.

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Fall

Gosh - I love this time of the year when the Florida temperatures finally drop from the typical balmy 90's to a very comfortable high 60's and 70's.

Fall

Starting Over In My 40's!

Twenty-three, ten and six, these are not my lucky numbers or a combination of the latest lottery numbers, these are the ages of my children.  Yep, you read correctly, no need to go back

Starting Over In My 40's!

Mom Are You Listening to Me?

Man, I have to admit, I do hear these words often and every time I hear them there is a tremendous amount of guilt and frustration that just completely overwhelms me.  I heard these exact words the other night, as my sweet 6-year-old

Mom Are You Listening to Me?

Done is Better than Perfect!

Have you ever heard of the saying "done is better than perfect"?  I silently whisper these words to myself over and over when the kids are doing their chores.

Done is Better than Perfect!

The Up's and Down's of Our Dinner Table

I grew up in a family with five other siblings, four girls and two boys.  There was very little down time for my parents, trying to manage multiple schedules, kids' activities, while both working outside the home.

The Up's and Down's of Our Dinner Table