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To the mom who is struggling this Christmas.

To the Mom Who Is Struggling This Christmas

The lights are twinkling, the Santas are “ho ho ho”-ing, and Insta-perfect snapshots of Yuletide happiness flood by with each scroll. But there’s something about Christmastime that makes both the joys and disappointments of life resound more loudly than usual, and this year, my heart weighs heavily with the struggles I know lurk behind many of […]

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DON’T FORGET TO MOVE THE ELF!!!

Tis the season for décor and parties, time spent with family and friends, shopping, baking, and wrapping. There will carols and joy and plenty of toys. Time is spent with good intent and no one ever feels overwhelmed. In fact, if there isn’t enough joy in the season, I’d like to introduce you to our […]

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How to Avoid the Holi-daze this Holiday Season

The past few years, I feel like I blink and the holiday season is over. It creeps up seemingly out of nowhere and is gone just as quickly. I find myself getting caught up in the holi-daze of the holiday season. I pretend I am going to cook a turkey, only for a second. Let’s […]

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Valentine’s Gifts for a Tired Mom

Dear Sweet, loving and kind husband, Valentine’s Day is upon us. So, just in case you are at a loss for great gifts for me this V-Day,  I have some ideas for you. Any one of these, to me, is better than a box of chocolates and a dozen roses. Those gifts mentioned are always appreciated, of course, […]

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What Your Kids Really Want This Holiday Season

If you’re like me, when mid-November rolls around you start looking at the calendar and mentally preparing for all the holiday “things” that are coming up in December.  Before the Thanksgiving turkey is even cleared from the table, you’ve committed to family Christmas card pictures, holiday work parties, school Christmas performances, and church events–all of […]

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Giving, Not Just Getting

It is so easy to get caught up in the excitement and fun that comes with getting gifts at Christmas, especially as a young child. Can you blame them? It is so much fun to open gifts and play with new things. The wish lists to Santa, Mom and Dad, grandparents, aunts, and uncles are […]

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