Have you ever had an insurance company nightmare? A few years ago, we had massive flooding in our area which resulted in a flooded basement. We had no idea there was a problem until we noticed we had no hot water. We opened the door to our basement to check on the hot water heater […]

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When I don’t feel well, I don’t want to do anything but sit on the couch and read or watch movies. Of course, I can’t just stop doing everything else. Meals still need to be made. Laundry still has to be done. There’s just to much work to be done for me to let being […]

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Even if you have a regular babysitter, chances are that they’ll be in high demand around the holidays. Do you know how to find a holiday babysitter that you can rely on easily? Or, will you be stuck at the last minute looking for someone to watch the kids so you and your husband can attend […]

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Traveling for the holidays is something my family always looks forward to. There’s no better way to close out the year than by hitting the road, singing holiday songs at the top of our lungs, spending time with family and friends, and eating delicious food. But if you’re anything like me, whenever you travel, a […]

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In today’s world, the quality of the education receives plays a huge part in how successful your child will be in the future. Children who struggle with learning when they’re young generally have a more difficult time learning in the later grades. This can make it difficult to find a good job after high school […]

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Summer slide is a real thing. How do you engage your young reader over the summer? Do your kids love to read and continue on their own even when not in school? My daughter loves to read. She will eagerly read all the time, even during summer vacation. My son, on the other hand, isn’t […]

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These important soccer tips for moms of young kids will help keep you sane during soccer season. We started my son in sports during his early elementary school years. We never pushed him into it. It was something that he was interested in from watching friends and hearing about it from books and TV. We […]

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There are many reasons to play with LEGOs that having nothing to do with them being loads of fun. Even as an adult, I find that building with LEGOs is a great way to relax and unwind at the end of the day. There’s just something timelessly fun about creating things with little plastic colored […]

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Do you know how to teach your child compassion for others? We all want our children to be compassionate and caring towards other people, but how do we encourage that trait? Children at a very young age are very “me-centered” because they haven’t  yet learned to imagine how other people are feeling in different situations. […]

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Do you know how to keep the kids occupied at Disneyland? Take a look at this post from Danielle! This post contains affiliate links. Hi y’all, I’m Danielle from over at Busy Mom’s Helper and Ellen’s sweet enough to let me take over her awesome blog for a minute! Who else hates waiting in line […]

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