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Clean Up In 30 Seconds

You may think I’m crazy but stick with me through this idea. To clean up in 30 seconds may seem like too short of a time to do anything at all. It isn’t a lot of time, it really isn’t, but that is the point of this article. The point is to set up something […]

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 […]

Sunday-ish. My IMperfect Weekly Chore List

We all know how crazy things can get when you have children. Keeping a strict daily and weekly chore chart is pretty impractical and mostly impossible. I realized this and figured out a system for a Sunday-ish list for us IMperfect moms. It takes the pressure off and gives you the freedom you need to […]

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 […]

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 Rules: Think Before You Speak

My family rules are meant to create wise adults who are able to control themselves.  This rule is about saying things we mean and meaning things we say.  Think before you speak, the other person can wait.  Have you ever noticed in the movies the character who is wise and thoughtful takes in the whole […]

Going Back to Work After Having Baby

This is the stress and anxiety most of us face in this two income world we live in these days. As if it wasn’t enough we gave birth and we’re trying to keep this little thing alive, now we have to decide on if it’s worth it to return to work for your new family. […]

Set Alarm 5 Minutes – Life of Mom

For those moms that feel you never get ME time, sorry girl! Having kids is a different kind of life. It’s time to shift your mindset and embrace the Life of Mom. (not sorry) You will hear me talk a lot about 5 minutes at a time. When I say 5 minutes, I mean tell […]

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