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15 Simple Cleaning Hacks

15 Simple Cleaning Hacks For Busy Parents Easy ways to stay ahead of the chaos and keep your home looking presentable. One thing we are all familiar with (some of us too well) is how quickly the littlest household tasks can pile up. From keeping up with unused items lying around to finally tackling that… Continue reading 15 Simple Cleaning Hacks

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Parenting With Addiction: Pushing God Away

Until I could admit that I had been wrong, living a lie and allowing it to affect my own daughter, I couldn't get anywhere in life. Not spiritually, anyway.

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Why I Love Jesus: Guest Post

In this Guest Post Nicole opens up about faith in the face of 'failure' and letting a loved one go, knowing the Lord is with them even if they chose not to see Him, among other things.

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Remember the Mess

I don't have the memories of my mother struggling. I want my girls to remember the insanity. The chaotic collection of all that we encountered together as a busy, sporadic family.

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Teaching Toddlers about Responsibility

Showing them how to be responsible for their surroundings and teaching them how to be responsible for their actions.

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What Do You Tell the Mother that was Never There?

All my life, as long as I can remember, my mother was 'the bad guy.'

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All My Favorite Memories

A Poem For My Babies

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Our Failed Daycare Experience

I don't want to leave any of you with the feeling that daycare needs to be avoided like the plague, nor do I personally take this potion. All of the signs were there in my case, for others that may or may not be the same, but either way there are very amazing child care services out there.

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Starting From Scratch After Struggling

Before my husband and I decided to create life, become a family and grow together as a unit we never really talked about all that comes with having a child. To be fair we didn't know were to start. Parenting is something that you learn as you go. We thought it was enough to read a few baby books, work, save, sleep then repeat.

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A Letter to the PPD Struggling Mama: Trust Yourself

"Am I ruining my kids? Will they remember all the times 'mommy lost her cool'? How can I ever explain to them that I didn't mean to sound rushed, exhausted and irritated.... I loved them, I wanted to sound like I loved them so much more than I do...!"