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The First 4 Days Are the Hardest …

  It’s always hard to come down back to reality after the weekend, but what keeps me going is the knowledge that I get another 5 days with my children to watch them learn, explore, and enjoy their childhood. Even…

I Don’t Want to be “That” Wife, But …

It’s in my blood. It’s just my personality. I promise. I have tried to change it. I want to be loving and accepting. I want to believe that other people can be right when they don’t agree with me. But…

Taking Time to Say “I Love You”

I think so often I am on a schedule. I have so many things to do with so little time to do it once the kids are awake. It seems that I am always moving, always going, and I often…

If This Dog Can Lose Weight, So Can I

So often I make excuses as to why I can’t shed the extra weight I’ve gained. But after reading this story about a Dachshund who weighed in at 56 pounds and in less than 2 years, he lost 75% of…

Start the Day with a Smile

  I’m a morning person but because of how much I love the morning, I like to get lots of things done in the morning. But it’s impossible when my daughter is also a morning person. It’s easy for me…

A Letter to the Couple Who Didn’t Understand

To the Couple Who Kept Staring at Us: My daughter was 2 and my son was 5 months old.  We had just arrived in Portland from Salt Lake a few hours before and were exhausted.  When we first arrived, we…

10 Reasons I Keep My House Clean

A clean house is essential to my well-being.  Over 7 years ago, I met this man who was so messy but decided to marry him anyway.  Even after these few years together, he’s still a bit messy but I’ve been…

Homemade Books: Craft for Kids

My daughter is in preschool and is learning to read.  Most nights she brings home a new book for us to read and for the first 5 months of preschool, it was very frustrating to her.  Fortunately since our personalities…

Strawberry Flowers: Food Art for Kids

My kids love food and my daughter, especially, loves art. I love to let my kids play with their food because I’ve found that they enjoy eating it more when they get to explore the food and make it how…

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