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Raising Kids IS Happiness

If you are expecting me to sympathize with you because it’s hard to raise kids… If you are expecting me to show you how to raise the perfect child… If you are expecting me to give you a time schedule to have an hour of relaxation while the children are being their perfect selves… If […]

The First 5 Minutes of Your Day Defines Your Attitude

We all know that how we start our day sets the mood for the rest of our day so why aren’t we better at it?  It doesn’t take long, just the first 5 minutes of your day, to define your attitude for the better.  Make the most of your day by showing love to the […]

Go To Bed Confident.

What we do during the day shapes our nights, our sleep, and then the next day. As a mom sometimes we don’t get as much done as we would have liked.  No, let me correct myself, we hardly ever get as much done as we would have liked.  I have learned after having 4 that […]

My Hospital Bag 1st Baby vs 4th

My hospital bag looked very different the more I knew what I actually needed after giving birth.  The first baby I had everything, 3 complete outfits, my favorite body scrub and a loofa, fingernail polish, makeup, several outfits for the baby… I was your typical first time mama. By the time baby #4 was coming my […]

Chaos vs Organization-Why is it So Hard?

Why is it so hard to keep things organized? Going from chaos to organization with kids seems impossible some days but understanding why it is that way may help you accept the fact that you can’t “win” this fight, but merely teach, train, and discipline yourself and your children to do the best you can […]

Adjust Your Mindset To Get More ME Time

This may seem too simple, but adjusting your mindset to get more ME time really does work!  Time is a measurable thing but your feeling of time is not.  When you feel like you have more ME time, you do.  It’s as simple (and complicated) as that. Don’t worry, I am not going to get […]

Do What Makes You Happy Quotes

If you haven’t read my article on “Do Only What Makes You Happy” Please do.  I am a big advocate for doing what will make you actually happy, not what makes you feel good in the moment.  Those choices will shape who you are and can change your whole life.  Here are some quick do […]

Minimalist Views – Children’s Toys

If you read my articles you know that I try to be as real as possible.  You may detect a hint of minimalism about my articles when I speak about stuff.  Here is my minimalist views for my children’s toys…and everything else we own. I am not a huge minimalist but I do make sure things […]

Family Rule:Do Only What Makes You Happy

This family rule may seem selfish and childish on the surface but it gets deep. Let me explain. Do only what makes you happy is a view for our future. Children do what feels good in the moment but doing what makes you happy helps you to think of the future. Will this truly make […]

My Family Rules – Be Aware of Your Surroundings

I have had these rules in my home for a while.  They are somewhat funny and sarcastic but very very real that I teach my children both directly and indirectly.  I want to share my family rules with you.  The first of which is be aware of your surroundings.  I always think of the TV […]

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