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Tips on Keeping Kids Safe Online

A Social Media Pro’s Tips on Keeping Kids Safe Online

I am a mom of five kids ranging in age from 3 to 17. I am a foster mom, a homeschooling mom, a stay-at-home mom, a work from home mom, a mommy blogger. Lots of mom titles. It makes me tired just thinking about all of my mom duties sometimes. And we’re ALL busy! I […]

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B Session: Parenting Tasks I Don’t Feel Like Doing Anymore, Part II

In late 2015, I wrote about all of the parenting tasks I didn’t feel like doing anymore. Well it’s been 18 months or so, and guess what, I don’t have to do some of them anymore! Isn’t that the magic of childhood? Of parenthood really? Kids grow up, and suddenly they can be trusted to eat […]

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International Women’s Day: Denver Style

As of late, there has been exponential awareness, acknowledgement, and engagement regarding women’s rights and reigniting discussions surrounding the existing gender disparities women face across many platforms of life. On March 8th, women and their allies across the world will join together to recognize the annual celebration of International Women’s Day. Below you will find […]

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Get It Together {When it’s all falling apart}

There’s no other way to say it: there are seasons of life that can really suck. I could make you a list of my current struggles (the struggle is real!!) and there are moments when I feel like it’s all falling apart. When life starts to feel overwhelming, how do we keep it all together? […]

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Going against the Grain: Saying No to Social Media

Full disclaimer: I’m a glutton for social media. I have been since I started using Facebook my freshman year of college (gasp! 12 years ago!). I am guilty of posting selfies, pictures of my food, many, many pictures of my dog, and the mundane tasks of my life. Each of these areas (and then some) […]

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How I Will Teach My Daughter To Combat Bullying

  October was National Bullying Prevention Month. Started in 2006 by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign that raises awareness and helps educate communities about how to handle bullying and ways to prevent it. Even though October is over, I want to keep the conversation going because bullying is […]

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Beginners Guide to Backyard Chickens

We raised our first chicks about 6-years-ago after buying our first home. It had an adorable old shed that would quickly and easily translate into a chicken coop for the babes we picked out just before Easter, cause what’s better than fuzzy chicks at Easter!? We researched the breeds and needs of our chicks-to-be to […]

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Help Your Child Succeed in School with this Technique

We are so thankful for our sponsors at IXL for providing this great information so that we are able to help our children grow and succeed in school! What matters more when it comes to achieving success? Being naturally good at something, or believing that you can succeed? It may just be the latter. “Growth mindset” is the […]

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How To Make Learning FUN!

We are so thankful for our sponsors at IXL for providing this great opportunity to experience and review their online learning program! Ah, homework, how I’ve missed you. NOT! I don’t know about you mommas, but homework is my least favorite thing about school starting back up. Getting my kiddos to do something brain stimulating after they have […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow: Tips for Gardening with Kids

Before we had our son, my husband and I had our cats, our pup, and our garden. We’d spend evenings in the yard grilling, feeding the chickens scraps from the table, watering, and tediously weeding the garden beds we had planted together. The smell of the soil, the feel of it on my skin, the satisfaction […]

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