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3 Ways to Starve Your Martyr Complex

  As a parent, do you ever play the martyr in your home? I will be honest with you; I’ve gotten the role down pretty well. But I also know that being a martyr to get a desired response from kids and spouses does not promote a healthy family dynamic. Why do you play the martyr? Because you are hoping to see a desired response. I always have to take the garbage out will hopefully ...

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Creative Galaxy: A New Series For Preschoolers!

I was excited to review Creative Galaxy which is a series for preschoolers that will take your child on an interactive adventure as Arty and Epiphany travel around the galaxy using art, music, and dance to solve problems. You can recreate their crafts with your child via a step-by-step guide in each and every episode. Produced by Out of the Blue Enterprises with Angela Santomero (Blue’s Clues, ...

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DIY Quick and Easy Halloween Costumes

Halloween is right around the corner. I'm not going to lie, it's my least favorite holiday. I don't like scary things or candy or my kid prowling the street at night or other kids prowling the streets at night or the money I spend on a costume that will last a few hours. Now that my son is older, he likes to think he's not going trick-or-treating...that is until his friends call and I have 15 ...

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Mom Confession

Mom Confession: I Almost Lost It At A Soccer Game Last Night!

Tyler was asked to run lines for a game that started at 5:30 last night which I didn’t mind because it keeps him busy and he makes $10. At 7:15 I decide to run over to the game because my son likes to announce when he needs to get picked up without taking into consideration the travel time. I’ve explained multiple times that I can’t just appear places but he can’t seem to grasp that concept. As ...

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Who Will Your Children Be Tomorrow?

It’s hard to think about Tomorrow when you’re bogged down in Today. Today brings carpooling, dirty laundry, tired kids, picky eaters, messy homes, friend problems, struggles in school or sports. Today is all-consuming. I’ve always told my kids to live one day at a time. And I still believe that. However, while living one day at a time, it is also important to keep Tomorrow in the back of your ...

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