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Home Cooking Secrets for Busy Families busy mom meals health nutrition Oct 14, 2021

Even the words, "a home cooked meal” evoke a happy smile. When I was a child, the typical parent, usually the mom, spent ninety minutes a day in meal preparation and clean-up and the family typically ate together. Today, a regular routine of eating together often gets crowded out by other...

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The Answer to “Why Mommy?” character learning parenting Oct 07, 2021

Years ago had a job counseling teenage mothers who were considering placing their babies for adoption. I will never forget one girl’s statement wishing her parents had told her why sex at her young age wasn’t a good idea, instead of only telling her not to do...

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Daily Parenting Grind Relief mindset parenting self-care Sep 30, 2021

Almost anything that you do on a daily basis can become a grind if you see no end in sight. Don’t get me wrong. I know there are many joyous moments that arise each day when you are parenting. But there are also endless repetitive tasks and lots of responsibility.

I want to show you a...

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The Busy Mom's Ultra-Flexible To Do List lessons parenting planning Sep 23, 2021

You have a lot to do each day. So maybe you make a to-do list. While taking care of so many pressing needs, consider adding these simple nine daily to-dos for young moms that might actually make your day go by a little easier.

1. Play Together

Provide frequent interactive play time...

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Taking the Time to Know Your Child bonding inspiration planning Sep 17, 2021

In many ways, as parents we are the architect of our children's future. We choose to expose them to this or that and we seek to help them find their place in the world. If we are forever busy and rushed, we may miss the clues that tell us what our children truly love to do and who they want to...

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