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What Happened When I Said “No” To Pride and “Yes” To Relationships

What Happened When I Said “No” To Pride and “Yes” To Relationships

“Mommy, we are done sleeping!” I hear these words coming from the top of the stairs. After slow movements and a long stretch, I wake up and groggily shuffle into the kitchen to turn the kettle on. It’s always too early, so I beg the […]

Why Time Spent Together As A Family Is Important To Child Development

Why Time Spent Together As A Family Is Important To Child Development

After several long months of putting my head down and working crazy hours, I took a break. With my computer shut, my attention was no longer split between family and work, but instead, it was put entirely on my family. This weekend, we spent every […]

The Best “How To Start Your Morning” Tips

The Best “How To Start Your Morning” Tips

From a young age, I’ve hated mornings. I’m ashamed to say that my younger siblings used to be terrified to have to wake me up in the mornings when we were kids. I was grumpy, irritable, and greeted the new day as if it were […]

Important Items To Keep Your Travel Simple And Practical

Important Items To Keep Your Travel Simple And Practical

**This post contains affiliate links** One of the things I enjoy writing about is travel. Though the past few years have been full of travel, this year has been focused on our adoption journey — so traveling hasn’t been a high priority. However, I do […]

7 Tips To Stay In Control Of Your Life

7 Tips To Stay In Control Of Your Life

Let’s be honest, having a family, running a home, and handling your personal life can get all too consuming at times. While it shouldn’t always be stressful, it’s impossible to keep every plate spinning 100% of the time, and it’s understandable that you can feel […]



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