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Stop These Bleeping Kids From Cursing!

When I was growing up, I wasn’t allowed to swear.  It was very taboo and frowned down upon for a young child to spew out a curse word. I recall a time in elementary school where my best friend and I were playing outside during recess, and both said a curse word because we thought it would be cool.  We ...

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Employable Moms – Growing Professionally While Raising Kids.

In today’s technologically advanced world, there really is no reason why stay-at-home moms or moms on maternity leave cannot work from home.  Working from home has great advantages for women who want to dedicate time to raising their children and staying current with today’s fast-paced business world.  While a laptop is usually all you need for some occupations, you could ...

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“Teach A Man To Fish”: When Did We Stop Doing This?

I love Mike Rowe. He embodies everything that our great nation stands for: hard work, determination, and ethos. He’s a real “man’s man” who isn’t afraid to get dirty or tell it like it is. If you aren’t familiar with Mike Rowe, let me provide a little background. Rowe is a jack-of-all-trades who stars on Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs and ...

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The Realities of Dating as a Single Mom

I haven’t looked at my phone all day. I’ve been up since 5:30 am and haven’t stopped since. These days, I feel like I’m in a fog, going through the motions just to keep me and my son’s head above water. Shower, dress, make breakfast, chug coffee, get my son ready for daycare, drop him off at school, drive to ...

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Stop The Desensitization Of American Children

It used to be easier for parents and adults to shelter children from the madness of society, extreme violence, and delusional people. Protecting innocent children and teens from the horror of the real world seemed to be a priority, but things have changed quite a bit over the years.  Thanks to TV, social media, and the liberal “anything goes” way ...

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Connecting in the Kitchen

Connecting with our children during meal prep is so much fun.  Of course there are culinary skills that are age appropriate and those that are not (yet). What age is appropriate?  Well, the earlier you start the better.  But I would say when your child is around 8-11 years old this is the perfect time to start cooking together.  If ...

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The Tech Disconnect

Kids used to find ways of entertaining themselves; going outside, playing with siblings or friends.  They were forced to interact with each other and developed socially along the way.  Things like taking turns, sharing, losing/winning, compromising, complimenting others, and spending time in nature are some of the things we have allowed to go by the wayside.  Also showing decorum and ...

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Rebooting Our Kid’s Brains

If only we could “ctrl alt delete” our brains.  As adults, we tend to become set in our ways. But what about our kids? Truth is children will change the moment they see their parents change.  In fact, the hard part is rebooting ourselves, rebooting our kids’ brains isn’t as hard as one might think. Kids these days are very ...

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Praise Is Not Indebted To Your Child – It’s Earned

Last week, my two-year-old son “graduated” from PreK 1 into PreK 2. His daycare celebrated this milestone with a cap and gown ceremony. In order for our family to participate, his father and I had to pony up $40 for a cap and gown and take a half day from work so we could watch him walk across a makeshift ...

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