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Kids Who Serve are Winners not Whiners

  A kid’s definition of summer is “the season  where I sleep in and don’t have any schoolwork.” A mom’s definition of summer is “the season where the kids hang around the house whining because there’s nothing to do.” The lack of structure quickly loses its thrill after a week or two, and moms begin […]

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Skills Moms Can’t Put on a Resume

I’ve been a Mommy for 26 years. I know lotsa’ stuff. I’ve earned my gray hair, wrinkles and the jelly-belly that looks like a road map. I feel called to give away some of my hard-earned wisdom and reveal to the younger generation the skills needed to survive this arduous occupation. There are many qualifications […]

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Cell-Phone Life Coach for Poddy Training

Scott and I had been having a discussion about our older children and their respective life challenges. Our oldest was going through big life changes with their move to CA and her husband beginning school. The three middle kids are deciding on college, relationships, and finances. The youngest one is scraping her knees and losing […]

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