One Reason I’m Glad I Was A Caregiver And One Reason I’d Never Do It Again

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Caregiving is a tough job. Caregiving full-time, as in around the clock, is insanely hard. Doing it with a growing family and a marriage to nurture nearly broke me. There’s one reason I’m glad I was a caregiver and one reason I’d never do it again. Many of my 2016 posts were about caregiving. It … Read more One Reason I’m Glad I Was A Caregiver And One Reason I’d Never Do It Again

Round Up of My 5 Favorite Back to School Posts

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***UPDATED August 2nd, 2019*** Every year I keep adding to this back to school roundup post to include more tips, tricks and ideas all of us moms need to make back to school or just school in general easier.   If you haven’t read this article yet, head on over to Parenting Highschoolers where Mel writes … Read more Round Up of My 5 Favorite Back to School Posts

Our All-Time Favorite Book for Tween Girls

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There are so many books for tween girls. Some are great, some are awful.  This is our favorite. The tween years are a tough age.  Not teens, not really little, not so cute anymore either.  They struggle to fit in.  Differences in development begin to really stand out. That’s why this book is our all-time … Read more Our All-Time Favorite Book for Tween Girls

How to Make Her an Amazing First Period Survival Kit

Get your tween or teen started right with a great DIY first period kit. All the survival essentials in one great at home kit.

A first-period kit is a must-have for tween and teen girls before they start menstruating. The sooner you have it ready the better.  Help them feel better for that time of the month This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase using … Read more How to Make Her an Amazing First Period Survival Kit

My Blog Identity Crisis and What I’m Doing About It

My Blog Identity Crisis

I’ve been away too long…did you miss me?  What happened?  Where did I go? Well, I’ve been having a blog identity crisis I’ve been like an ostrich with her head in the sand. More like sitting on the couch with Netflix and cookies. Not too many cookies, but definitely too much Netflix. When you have … Read more My Blog Identity Crisis and What I’m Doing About It

7 Best Time-Saving Hacks for Busy Moms

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Here are my best tools and hacks for busy moms. So here’s the question I get asked more than anything. “How do you do it all? You take care of your grandmother around the clock. You homeschool the kids. Run the house. Now a blog.” Update: I’m no longer a caregiver or homeschooler. And so … Read more 7 Best Time-Saving Hacks for Busy Moms

How to Maintain Your Strength When You Will Never Get Better

maintain your strength when you will never get better

It’s inevitable. Most of us will experience a loss of muscle strength as we get older. Maybe it’s an illness or a fall. Maybe it’s lack of activity that begins a slow, sometimes imperceptible decline.  But how to maintain your strength when you will never get better? But what happens when you know you won’t … Read more How to Maintain Your Strength When You Will Never Get Better

7 Caregiver Pet Peeves Trump Meme Style

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For reasons of time, guilt and of course just plain fun since we all love a Trump meme. Here are my top 7 Caregiver Pet Peeves Trump Meme Style It has been forever since I have written a blog post.   Just when you think you have something on a roll…well life. I do not … Read more 7 Caregiver Pet Peeves Trump Meme Style