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Tiny houses, toadstools, miniature bridges, and decorative stones. These are common things you will find in one of my favorite things - fairy gardens! My daughter and I love to make a fairy garden every year with different annual...
Celebrations such as birthdays, family reunions, weddings, even slumber parties are always the most exciting times of the year. But no feast is fun without, food. Some families are accustomed to cooking their own food because not only is...
"How do I teach my kids about race?""Are they too young?""The video is too graphic to show them."Unfortunately, black people, and many minorities do not have the luxury of shielding their children from racism and discrimination.At the beginning of...
I was recently talking with a friend of mine. She was telling me about a funeral she attended in which she gave a monetary gift to the family of the deceased. She mentioned she hadn't received a thank you...
2020 has been a crazy year so far.With the quarantine forcing us to stay at home, it can be difficult to concentrate on learning anything new.Whether you work from home or work away from home, having your children home...
Adopting a pet is a big responsibility but weighing in on the pros, it will be a great addition to your family and a great companion to your child. Growing up, my parents introduced me and my brother to...
Highly sensitive children are born with a nervous system which tends to be sharp and highly aware of the people around them and their surroundings. They quickly react to everything because they pick up vibes and energies instantly. Such...
A decade ago I was pregnant with my first child. I remember being asked, "So what's your birth plan?"Some women choose to have very detailed birth plans. I thought having a baby and both of us coming out alive...
Their children’s health is every parent’s priority. They will go through great lengths to ensure that their kids grow healthy and happy. Remember how your mom forced you to eat your vegetables and how strict your parents were about...
My whole life I have always been an avid reader. One of my biggest memories from my childhood was getting absolutely lost in books, constantly reading.Fast forward to becoming a mother and I knew books would be a part...
One recent Sunday afternoon, after a particularly disgusting diaper change for our 2.5YO son, my husband made the decision that we would be potty training. That day. No going back. I laughed at him and started quoting all my...
Like most parents, I teach my kids manners, but recently I've been really intentional about teaching my kids to be more grateful.And that's no easy feat. Growing up, my dad was in the Air Force and my mom stayed...
It can be tough for parents to accept because it makes us feel like we have failed our child. It makes us feel like our child's failure is a reflection on our parenting, and we often either get upset...
If you have read any of my previous reviews, you know that I am a sucker for historical fiction. Fiction set around World War II seems to be all the rage lately but it has been harder to find...
This was a summer of traveling for my family. We visited our beach condo in North Carolina twice, once in the spring and once in the fall. We also traveled to Gatlinburg, Tennessee and stayed in a mountain cabin...
I get a lot of compliments on my children's curly hair (which they got from me by the way).And while I appreciate all the kind words about their curls, strangers, please stop touching my kid's hair.In a world of...

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