Sending My Child Away All Day is Overrated

I am very glad that normally my child can stay home and learn with me, rather than wearing himself out all day long with someone else! I remember

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7 Books to Help Prepare for a New Sibling

My posts have been sporadic lately, but there is a great reason for that. Our family is expecting another little one to join us in the fall. Between

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Three Things My Three-Year-Old Teaches Me

My little Strawberry-girl turned three two months ago, and the fact that it has taken me so long to get this post written is a testament to how crazy life

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What Grandparents Teach Me

This past Sunday was Grandparents Day, and although I did not have a chance to post about it then, I have been thinking for some time about how

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A Happier Home: Working with Your Kids + Giveaway

It is the first blogging anniversary of Makeovers and Motherhood, and she celebrated with a cash giveaway, plus a list of ideas for making our homes happier! She

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Family History Research: Exploring Pioneers

As we learn about the pioneers of history, I decided to focus on a different kinds of pioneers in our family histories today. As we do personal family history

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7 Things that Help Me Parent with Depression

It’s one thing to be depressed during a bitter cold winter with record low temperatures. I’m pretty sure I was not the only one going a bit stir

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3 Ways To Reinvent Family Dynamics

As local schools get out, I’ve heard friends exclaiming their frustration with how to get their kids to stop fighting, how to get their kids to stop acting

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Reading with My Baby

I have a son (Raisin is the name I’ve affectionately given him on my public blogs) who turned 5 last year and a daughter (Strawberry Shortcake) who just

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