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Clutter and Stress: How I Got a Handle On My House

Clutter and Stress: How I Got a Handle On My House

I walk into the house from a long day of working, start the night time routine — dinner, baths, books, and get the kids tucked in. They ask for water (with ice) about 4 times before they find something else they need to get out of bed for. Go potty, one last thing...

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Saying Goodbye to Old Family Traditions

Saying Goodbye to Old Family Traditions

With the holidays fast approaching, I’ve been thinking a lot about past family traditions as well as new traditions that have formed and are forming. For as long as I can remember, Thanksgiving has been my favorite holiday — not just because of the food, but...

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How Often Do You Hit the Snooze Button?

How Often Do You Hit the Snooze Button?

As I hit snooze for the 3rd time to roll over and catch just a few more minutes of z’s, I coached myself to just GET UP. Pull the covers off and put one foot on the floor, then the other, and march to the bathroom to start getting ready for work. I always feel...

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RECIPE: Oat Pancakes with Raw Date Syrup

RECIPE: Oat Pancakes with Raw Date Syrup

Oat Pancakes with Raw Date Syrup- Gluten Free and Vegan recipe, but doesn’t have to be! Prep- 15 minutes Cook time- 10mins (with a griddle, a little more with a frying pan) Ingredients (yeilds 5-7 pancakes) 1 tablespoon white vinegar (only if using a non...

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The Day My Son Said “I HATE You, Mom”

The Day My Son Said “I HATE You, Mom”

It was like any other Thursday, except we had driven to Jacksonville after school for his doctor’s appointment.  He mentioned that we should stop to get his costume at home on the way back into town, but I was assured that not everyone would be dressed up, and we were...

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What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up

You’d be hard pressed to find a person who hasn’t been asked this at least once in their life. You may even be thinking back to what your answer was as a child after reading that question. Or maybe you’re one of the many who still doesn’t know what you want to be when...

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Guest Post: 3 Steps to Support Your Goals in 2019

Guest Post: 3 Steps to Support Your Goals in 2019

Ninety two percent of people who set New Years Resolutions either abandon them completely or are off track by the third week in January. Fit Mamas, this makes me sad. I love New Years. I love getting all reflective when looking back over all that’s taken place over...

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