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Setting Boundaries for Kids with Cell Phones

It’s an amazing world we live in…we can walk around with all kinds of information right in our hands!  Cell phones can be wonderful tools!  (I really like mine!) Technology is a bit of a double edged sword to me.  There is some scary stuff that comes up when handing your child a cell phone…and […] Read more…

Free Printable: Habit Tracker

I get distracted!  It’s true!  I have a lot going on around me all the time…and sometimes when I get a second to stop… I have think about what I’m supposed to be doing!  If I can look at my habit tracker then I can see immediately what I need to do! What Tasks Do […] Read more…

How to Stay Healthy as a Busy Mom

Chances are…if you are a mom then you are busy!  Sometimes it is hard to keep up with everything going on in our children’s lives and still take care of ourselves!  Staying healthy as a mom means being able to take care of our families…why don’t we do a better job of it? I think […] Read more…

Where is the Parenting Manual?

Have you ever felt a little lost in your mothering?  Like you know you can do better but you don’t know where to begin? It seems like my kids are always growing into a new stage-I guess with 6 of them that is to be expected.  There is always something new to figure out…since of […] Read more…

Mom Mission Statement: Mom is a Person Too!

I love being a mom (although it isn’t always easy!).  Mom was a title that didn’t initially come easily to me.  When having babies finally did happen for me…it happened quickly…6 kids in 10 1/2 years!  It was an intense time of baby-growing, sleepless nights, baby snuggles, toddler cuteness (and tantrums)…basically I was hyper-focused on […] Read more…

Mom Talk Through Podcasts

As a stay-at-home-mom I just can’t always get together with mom friends and have a good chat.  Yet…sometimes I just need good uplifting conversation…someone to tell me “I know it’s hard, keep up the good work!” I have found that podcasts help fulfill a need for me…and I can listen to them almost anywhere or […] Read more…

Get Them to Bed…and Talk!

Bedtime is one of those prime parenting times when we can make a big impact on our children’s lives…we can connect with our kids without all the distractions of the day surrounding us. I try (and I do mean try…it is not unusual for me to put my little guys to bed and then fall […] Read more…

Be Awesome…and Let Your Kids Know It!

Do your kids think you are “just a mom?”  That you are around to answer their every need?  Maybe it’s time they got to know you as a person! We all have a story to tell…Bucket of Awesome helps us each tell our own story.  There are some amazing prompts to help you ponder your […] Read more…

Better Communication…With Notebooks

I believe most intentional moms want their children to grow up to be happy, responsible people!  Moms also want to have good communication with their children…as they grow into school age, during the teen-age years, and as they leave home and become adults. I believe that one way to make that happen is to communicate […] Read more…

Teenage to School Age is the Best Age

I’ve realized recently that I’m growing up…or maybe it’s my kids that are doing that!  I’ve entered a new phase of life.  I am done with the pregnancy, breastfeeding, sleepless nights with little ones stage.  I no longer have toddlers and all my children are potty trained.  I don’t even have preschoolers!  For several years […] Read more…

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