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To the well meaning empty nesters who warn me to cherish EVERY moment…

I encounter you at the grocery store.  At the gym.  At the park.  On random sidewalks.  Typically places and times I am trying to calm a toddler temper tantrum while hanging on to a baby who is trying desperately to spread her wings and leave… read more

Don’t Be a Duck!

I just arrived home from a crazy week… which is a story in and of itself… it consisted of an impromptu cross country drive (sans hubby!) with 6 kiddos, attending my sweet grandmas funeral, celebrating sons birthday, putting another son on a plane with hubby… read more

let dirty dishes lie… and other wive’s tales debunked!

At one of my bridal showers, some sweet, well-meaning woman gave me this advice, “Don’t ever go to bed angry! Talk and work things out.” And we tried. and tried. and tried. But it seemed that for us, with any argument that came up, regardless… read more

Riding the Rapids

I took a leadership class.  When we started reading the given book, I have to admit, I didn’t really relate – it was based almost solely on leading in the business world, and in my life of diapers and drippy noses, I am far from… read more

Give and Take…

In different seminars, I have talked a lot about saving. But not in the sense that you may expect. We have resources beyond the dollars and sense kind: specifically: 1) seconds 2) cents 3) sanity (and spirit) Although saving money is very important, especially in… read more

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