Tagged: Household

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A Creative Gives Herself Permission

[For all creatives who need to do the same] It was the beginning of July when I started thinking it might be a good idea to just take the summer off from the podcast. I mentioned it to a few...

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019: The Overwhelming Job of Parenting

  First of all, there are some glitches in the technology in today’s show here and there. I know about them and apologize. I think I was talking too fast for my computer. 😉   Been thinking about parenting and...

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014: Don’t Be A Loser, Part II

Awhile back I listed out some things I can do when I am feeling like a loser and just can’t get it together. (I’ve decided I need to post these in my office. Or on my forehead.) But meanwhile, I...

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006: Jesus Is Bigger Than My Messed Up Christmas

This week I get nitty gritty into what makes us so stressed out this time of year and what makes Jesus the perfect answer for our messy Christmases. This is based on a message I shared last year at our...

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But I Don’t Feel Forgiven

It’s one of those weaknesses that has plagued me for all of my adult life, and even as a teenager. None of us can escape its hold in one form or another. None of us can get away with ignoring...

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The Dirty Truth About Garbage: Be Honest

As my friend Heidi says, I am the “country mouse” and she is the “city mouse.” We love identifying the differences and then sharing them with each other via a photo or dramatic status update. “Driving past the Mall of...

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Why Moms Struggle to Prioritize and A Flowchart w/ All the Answers

Staying home with kids and managing a family is such a unique job. It requires 10,000 skills (half of which you don’t know you possess), does not include a salary, and can be strangely rewarding despite the fact to-do lists...

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A Coupon Organizer for Regular People

I’m not a hard-core couponer, but I appreciate saving money. So the other day when I sat down with a stack of inserts, I needed a plan. At one time I had an accordion style file folder, but it must...

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4 Resources for Teaching Our Kids Good Manners

Recently a friend of mine said to me, “Hey, if my kids are demanding or not using their manners, I need to know about it.”  She was especially referring to when she’s not around.  I quickly joined in.  I like...

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Why Even Free-Spirited Mamas Want A Schedule

As the school year arrives and the cornfield out my window begins to turn, parents near and far can be heard cheering for the return of ROUTINE. Not to say all moms and dads are happy about constantly-in-your-face-family-time being over,...

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