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my number one holiday sanity saver

My Number One Sanity Saver for the Holidays

The holidays are officially upon us and maybe you are feeling the crunch a little bit. Halloween and Thanksgiving are over and thanks to some crazy calendar magic, Christmas is thisclose to Thanksgiving this year. You may already be a wizard when it comes to managing the holidays and all the stress that comes with [...]
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Easy Ways to Involve Your Kids in the Kitchen

Easy Ways to Involve Your Kids in the Kitchen

Research shows that having kids help in the kitchen is tremendously beneficial. Picky eaters are often more prone to try new foods, and children in general gain a new appreciation for what goes on in the kitchen. Now, I know that having kids “help” in the kitchen often drags the process out. When you’re trying [...]
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How to Survive Plugged Ducts

How to Survive Plugged Ducts

In August we celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, and while breastfeeding is amazing and beautiful, it can also be incredibly difficult and painful. Over the past seven years, I’ve travelled along my own breastfeeding journey, and after nursing three children, I can safely say I’ve learned a few things along the way. One of those things [...]
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The Women Who Raised Me

The Women Who Raised Me

The old cliché says it takes a village to raise a child. So often in our modern culture and American lifestyles, we don’t get to experience this village. We are isolated from each other for a variety of reasons. Even so, I think that if we look back at our lives, we can see times [...]
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