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You Really Know You’re a Mom When…

Mama you endure a lot each day! You are strong, you have endurance and you learn more each day. Your day looks very different from your childless days, yet you wouldn’t trade a single one. So often we find ourselves laughing at those small moments when we recognize just how different our lives are. So […]

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What You Need to Know If Your Child’s School Closes on Thursday

As I write this, our state in experiencing the most historic movement in public education since…really, ever. With an affirmative vote of teachers from across the state, a walk-out has been scheduled to protest the need for increased funding for public education. Every mama’s head is now swirling around what this means for their family, […]

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How to Explain #RedforEd to Your Child

It’s no secret that teachers don’t make a lot of money. Right now teachers across the nation are making national news with their fight for improvement in different aspects in their career. The hashtag #RedforEd has gone viral and the red being worn on Wednesdays in Arizona by educators and their supporters continues to increase. […]

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6 Easy Things You can do to Help Your Child Learn to Read

Learning how to read is a really exciting time for children and parents. Although most children start to learn how to read in elementary school, there are several pre-reading skills that they will need to develop before then. Parents can help strengthen these pre-reading skills to better prepare their children for when they are ready […]

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Why I Really Want To Homeschool

Bring up the word homeschool and you’ll get two completely different responses: one gets it and other doesn’t. One says encouraging words and other might recommend you not do it. I’ve been wanting to homeschool my children for a few years now and here’s why: I want to build the core of our family strong. I […]

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Real Life, and Finding Joy in an Ordinary Day

Maybe it’s me, or maybe it’s all moms, but it feels like everyday has a schedule, a predicable routine, a rhythm of its own—it’s in fact an ordinary day. Our mornings, whether on a weekday or weekend, seem to all start around the same time and flow in the same pattern—breakfast, chaos, lunch, chaos, bedtime. […]

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