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    Family,  Family and Parenting

    I5 BRILLIANT CHRISTMAS QUOTES TO INSPIRE YOU (Updated 2019)

    An arsenal of brilliant Christmas quotes is a powerful tool in the holiday season. They function just like Christmas carols in the stores at Christmas time. Ever found yourself humming or actually singing along to a Christmas song? Well, Christmas quotes invoke the spirit of festive cheer and goodwill in the same way. When placed at random places in the home, they act as beacons of Christmas and transform the atmosphere instantly. I am a sucker for Christmas especially because my birthday is the day before Christmas. As a kid, it was the most magical time for me. Often a birthday party on the day followed by a big family…

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    Family,  Family and Parenting

    Unique and thoughtful gifts for busy moms

    Finding the perfect gift for busy moms is one of the hardest things to do. If you’re like me, it causes massive stress and anxiety even though I start early. Ever wondered why there is such pressure to get your insanely hardworking mom the right gift? Because you want your gift to express your gratitude for all that she’s done for you. But, there is no gift that can do justice to your mom’s love and support over the years. Here are a few ideas to help. This post contains affiliate links which means that I may earn a commission if you use them. I only recommend tools that I…

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    Family,  Family and Parenting

    How to raise kids to make a difference in the world

    Is family volunteering essential today?  Social problems like homelessness, poverty, hunger, and unemployment have increased and are continuing to increase. So there is a desperate need now more than ever before for a culture of volunteerism to be built in all communities. I know what’s going through your mind. Life is busy – work deadlines, soccer games, household chores, grocery shopping, laundry  …  how will you ever find the time to volunteer? Well, ONE good reason to open your mind to family volunteering is that it will accelerate the personal growth of your family almost overnight. What is family volunteering It means starting a family project where you give your…

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    Family,  Family and Parenting

    HOW TO MAKE AND KEEP FRIENDS AS A NEW MOM (UPDATED 2019)

    Admit it-you’re desperate for some genuine mom friends. You love your kids but damn it, being with then 24/7 is driving you insane. You need what only real mom friends can give you. WHY YOU NEED NEW MOM FRIENDS Your old mates have vanished now that you are a stay at home mom. They’re still the career girls who are free to meet for drinks after work. You’re hardly able to join them even if they bother to invite you. The thing is they’ve moved on and so have you. They’re simply unable to relate to you as a mommy and what’s more, they don’t think you’re as fun as…