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As a Parent, I’m Thankful for These Small Joys

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Let me get this out of the way from the outset: I never take for granted how blessed I am to be called “Mom” by three spectacular souls. They are everything to me, and Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because it allows me to truly recognize and express gratitude …

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3 Ways to Keep Your Marriage Hot During the Holidays

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Dinner isn’t the only thing that needs to stay hot around the holidays. You can be married for all of ten seconds and fully grasp how hellish the holidays can be on your relationship. Your time, your energy, and your resources are going to everyone and everything other than your …

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To the One Who Made Me a Mother

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Dearest A: I’m writing to tell you today that things are going to change in our home and in our lives — and they’ll never be the same again.  There is going to be one more who needs me, one more I’m responsible for, one more I have to share my time …

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Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner? Thanks But No Thanks!

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One of the best parts of Thanksgiving is the food! Turkey, sweet potatoes, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, pecan pie, pumpkin pie, dinner rolls — I can go on and on and on. I want all this deliciousness in my belly, but do I actually want to make all this deliciousness? The truth is, neither …

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5 Reasons Reno is the Best Place to Homeschool

Five Reasons Reno is the Best Place to Homeschool

If you are considering homeschooling your children, you just so happen to be in one of the best places to do so!  Having homeschooled my children from the get-go, I may have a little bias, but Reno has been an amazing place for my children to learn and grow in …

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