The Best of Summer Survival Guide for Moms

I bet you’re just like me…excited for a carefree summer, but a little worried about the inevitable chaos. In order to create a carefree summer of fun, I created a complete listing of tips that I called Summer Survival Guide for Moms with a variety of ideas to help us get through this next season […]

5D Mind Dump for Busy Moms

You’re going to want to bookmark this page for those days when you feel so overwhelmed you don’t know where to start. We all have a lot on our plates, and if you’re like me, it’s easy to start getting reactive. It’s all about putting out the hottest fire, and by the end of the […]

Healthy Snacks That Your Kids Will Actually Eat!

I don’t know about you, but I run out of snacking ideas for the kids about six hours into summer vacation. We all know the “Good Mom” drill: offer them apple slices, carrot sticks and string cheese…but my good intentions are met with moans and groans, and it’s not long before I find myself buckling […]

Enjoy Today, Mama

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Organize Kids’ School Papers

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Fun Campfire Games for Kids

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You Are a Good Mother

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How to Find Me Time This Summer

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Unselfish Women Put Themselves First

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Summer Survival Guide for Moms

Okay, you moms out there. Are any of you putting on a happy face about summer…while secretly feeling a little anxious about how you’re going to survive three months of non-stop fun?  When it’s all play and no work, mom is the one who gets the short end of the stick. Sooner or later, the […]