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Finding Hope in the Crisis

A few weeks ago my life started imploding. Three major events that directly impacted our family happened within the span of 2 weeks. Some of these are things that I never would have imagined happening. One of our very close family members had a frightening health diagnosis that we are all in shock about. Other […]

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Get a Jump Start on Heart Disease Prevention With Your Little Ones

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital.  Get a Jump Start on Heart Disease Prevention With Your Little Ones February is National Heart Month! To observe this very important month of awareness for heart disease, we would like to share a few ways to work to prevent Heart Disease before it is even […]

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Thinking About Spin Class?

The idea of taking a spin class has always intrigued me, but the thought of committing 45 minutes to a hard intense workout where you’re stuck on a bike made me nervous. I mean I don’t even know how to ride a real bike so that just adds to the anticipation of the pain I’d […]

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Valentine’s Day Foaming Hearts Activity

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and there is some counting down going on over here. I am not so much on receiving Valentine’s Day gifts: flowers, chocolates, and cards. Don’t get me wrong here. I do love my chocolate and flowers, but Valentine’s Day is so much fun when celebrating it with my kids. This […]

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I Thought It Was a Kids’ Channel

I pride myself on being accepting and tolerant. I don’t have to agree with your lifestyle choices to love you or even like you. I teach my children to “Love God and Love People” and not just at church, but everywhere. I love this about my parenting style, BUT I draw the line when schools, […]

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Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Valentine’s Day (like all holidays in my case) is creeping up quickly. My husband is impossible to buy for and our time together is very limited between demanding careers and little kids. We’ve found it’s easier to have fun experiences together than to give each other gifts. Dinner and a movie are great but can […]

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Black History Month :: Ways You Can Celebrate

February is Black History Month which was started in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson as “Negro History Week,” a noted African American historian, scholar, educator and publisher. It became a month-long celebration in 1976. Throughout school, I remember learning about some influential African Americans. As a family, we talk about Black History in February. We […]

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