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As a Mom, I Used to Hate this Phrase, But Don’t Anymore

“Enjoy it, it goes by fast.” I can’t tell you the number of times I have heard this. It used to bother me so much. I just couldn’t understand the point of why people felt the need to tell me this. Don’t you think I know that between the endless chores, hectic schedules, work, and …

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Should You Have Two or Three Kids? 12 Reasons Two Was Best for Us

I was one of three and so is my husband. This made the decision between two or three kids very difficult for us. However, we decided to stop at two children. I thought I would have three simply because that was what we both had. But when it came down to it, we realized that …

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Why I Don’t Have a Minimalist Philosophy on Toys: Mess is okay and even good sometimes

Recently my mom friend told me, and I quote: “It is really important to declutter and pitch toys so you can keep everything more organized. It is better for them [kids] and will help them keep stuff clean and organized.”  She has a minimalist toy room. I do not. We hit lots of garage sales …

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21 Anti-Aging Habits You Will Want to Start Today

We have all heard it before. Protect your skin from the sun and harsh elements. Nourish your skin with healthy foods and hydrate. You know the list. However, how often do you actually do these things? Did you just remind yourself to go drink a gigantic glass of water after this? Are you religious about …

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How to help your child have a secure financial future

Besides teaching kids math, giving them an allowance and a piggy bank, how else can I set my kids up to have secure financial futures? In addition to teaching my kids how to do laundry, cook meals and other basic adult-ing, I want to be sure I give them the best start financially. Here are some …

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