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Pregnancy Survival Tips – The top 3 tips for surviving pregnancy

Pregnancy Survival Tips – The top 3 tips for surviving pregnancy

    It seems to be that time again when so many of my friends are becoming parents.  Many of these gals for the first time. As I have had several rounds being pregnant, I am often asked for advice.  Parenting advice is always in that list, but by the end of the first trimester, I am asked more about pregnancy survival!   When it comes to pregnancy survival tips, there is one main thing I remind moms-to-be.  Take care of you first!  You cannot provide for a child (in or out of you) if you are not taking care…
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5 Creative Ways to Teach Your Children STEM Subjects

5 Creative Ways to Teach Your Children STEM Subjects

    Parents often face the problem that their kids are unwilling to study, especially to practice STEM subjects!  It's easy to worry about your children's studies, but worrying  will not take make their grades improve at all.   Have you ever wondered why kids are reluctant to practice STEM subjects?  The answer is they find the entire process overwhelming. The best way to combat this, is to come up with creative and fun ways for your child to learn.   Here are 5 creative ways to teach your children STEM subjects.         5 Creative Ways to…
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What Type of Mom Are You? Hilarious Infographic!

What Type of Mom Are You? Hilarious Infographic!

  With Mother's day right around the corner, it had me thinking about all the different types of moms.  Some of us work from home, while others at a busy office somewhere.  Some mamas prefer to have tons of kids, others couldn't imagine more than one.  Even I can see that I have changed parenting styles from the first to the fourth.  I went from being over worried with the girls, to not being bothered at all by all the crazy things my son does!  Mother's day is a celebration of each individual mom, being awesome in their own ways!    …
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7 Quick ways to Organize a Kids Room

7 Quick ways to Organize a Kids Room

Kid's rooms are messy! Having four kids of my own, I can attest to that!  Toys, books, stuffed animals, and more need to have Organizing solutions! So how do you do it?  Our friend Louise from Top Cleaning Services offers so amazing tips!  Check them out below 7 Quick ways to Organize a Kids Room Guest post By Louis Does your home always have scattered toys all over it? Or does your kid's room look like a disastrous area every day after the games have stopped? Are your kid's toys are constantly all over their room and the house?  This could be not…
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5 Teacher Appreciation Poems

5 Teacher Appreciation Poems

    As a mom of four, two with autism, teachers are a huge part of our lives!  All teachers are amazing in their own way, and we have been blessed with many awesome teachers.  Every year, we love to show our teachers some appreciation.  One fun way to make any gift become a teacher gift, is to attach a teacher appreciation poems to it!      Teacher appreciation week coming up soon, May 1st-5th, 2017.  Our friends over at Nonprofit Central, are sharing with our readers 5 of their favorite teacher appreciation.  After your done reading this amazing post,…
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Why I am Not A Perfect Parent or Try to Be!

Why I am Not A Perfect Parent or Try to Be!

    Let's be honest.  When we become parents, we all strive to be that perfect parent.  You know, like the ones in movies that blast through housework and parenting with such ease?   Those parents that seem to have the perfectly well behaved kids, the clean floor, and a smile on their faces.  It seems life all around us is telling us to be the perfect parent.   With my first three children, I tried my best to be that perfect.  I failed miserably very quickly.  I woke up one time to my two-year old covering me in pancake…
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Life Skills Everyone Needs- 12 Life Skills I Want My Children To Learn

Life Skills Everyone Needs- 12 Life Skills I Want My Children To Learn

  As parents, our goal is to raise our children to be successful adults.  We want them to be happy, healthy, and to succeed at anything they choose to do.  With the over abundance of social media,  we have all seen our fair share of "adulting" errors.  Though that term irks me, my teenager said it best "Man! Adulting is Hard! I'm not ready for all that!"  She doesn't realize how right she is about not being ready!   That conversation got me thinking though.  What life skills do I want my children to know before they move out into…
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Parent of Four- 5 reasons I love being a Mom of 4 kids

Parent of Four- 5 reasons I love being a Mom of 4 kids

  Having a large broad comes with its blessings as well as it's challenges.  I have always known I wanted to be a mom, just didn't know how many!  Unless God has a different plan, we feel our family is complete at four children.  Our four children have taught me so much over the last ten years!   Even though I may feel overwhelmed at times, I wouldn't have it any other ways.   The one phrase I hear all the time is " I don't know how you do it!"  To me, it seems like second nature.  Outsiders looking…
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10 Things A Decade of Parenting has taught me – Parenting 101

10 Things A Decade of Parenting has taught me – Parenting 101

  Parenting doesn't ever go as smoothly as we all planned it!  As a child, I never could decide on what I wanted to be when I grew up.  One thing I always knew in my heart though, was I wanted to be a mom.  In my head, I pictured a quaint country home, married, with three or four little ones running around.   When the day came that I would become a mom, it wasn't quiet as I planned.  I had led a life for two years that was "wild and free."  No steady boyfriend, no focus, just living.…
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Learning how to Be the Best Parent You Can Be

Learning how to Be the Best Parent You Can Be

Learning how to Be the Best Parent You Can Be One the phrases I hear the most often is "I just don't know how you do it."  A lot of the people who say this to me, don't know that I not only have four children, but four children all with diagnosis.  Many of my post, I stray from being overly personal.  At this time in our journey, I feel I need to share the big picture of what our family life is made of.  At the end of this post, I will share with you 15 ways to be…
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