Embracing Self-Care: A Community Blogging Project

Embracing Self Care

Many moms feel guilty when it comes to doing things for themselves. Sometimes we believe it is selfish to take time away from the family. Even if it is to exercise or take a shower! I used to have this guilt, but much of that has melted away over the past few months. You see, […]

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The Mom Conference – I’m Going. Are You?


  NOTE: The Mom Summit is now The Mom Conference and it is taking place one week later, April 7 – April 14. As a mom there is always so much to learn (and do)! I know I am constantly searching for ways to make life easier or do my job as a mother more effectively. […]

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How to Deal with Sugar Cravings

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t’s 4 p.m. and you find yourself in the kitchen pantry, rummaging through the baking supplies, trying to find that half used bag of chocolate chips. You know they must be somewhere. And you must find them right now! Is this you? It’s certainly been me on more occasions than I care to admit. Sugar […]

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10 Soothing, Healing and Detoxifying Baths

10 soothing, healing, and detoxifying baths

When I think of a bath, I usually think of a time to relax and let the stress of the day drain away. Baths are a pretty rare thing for this busy mom, and they probably are for you too. But, perhaps we could find time for a few more soaks in the tub once […]

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What is Plexus Slim?

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I mentioned a few weeks ago that I would be trying a 30 day experiment with Plexus Slim to see if it would help alleviate some of my Hashimoto’s symptoms. I gave a brief description about the supplement, but thought some of you would like to know more about the ingredients and what they do. […]

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MORE Time Saving Tips for Busy Moms

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If you missed the first installment, you can find all the tips here.  Continuing on. . . Limit social media Yeah, I know, it’s a hard one. For me, as a stay at home mom, social media gives me some wonderful interaction throughout the day. But there are times when it causes distraction and ends […]

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White Sugar is REALLY Bad for You!


Duh! You say. Yes, I know. Most of us are well aware of this fact by now. But, I think it’s easy to let it slide and think, “Hey, it can’t be THAT bad. Surely.” Sometimes it’s good to be reminded of how bad white sugar actually is so that we can strengthen our resolve […]

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Time Savers for Busy Moms


It always seems like there are more things to do than hours in the day. Recently I sat down to brainstorm the ways I could save time in order to do more of the things my family enjoys (and to be honest, to have  more time for some quiet by myself!). Here are some of […]

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4 Ways to Use a French Press

4 Ways to Use a French Press

You’ve probably seen (or used) a French Press to make coffee, but this handy little tool can do lots of other things too. I’m sure you already know a few. I love using a French Press; it feels luxurious, yet simple. (Although, I did recently break mine. That was not fun!). Uses for a French Press […]

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DIY Mouthwash, Hand-painted Mugs, and 42 Healthy Dinners

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I have enjoyed two restful weeks off and am ready to start writing again, somewhat slowly. Over the past two weeks, I had posts on a few other websites I think you will enjoy: How to Make All-Natural Mouthwash I shared how to make all-natural mouthwash at GNOWFGLINS. It’s easy and fun.  You’ll find three […]

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