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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…

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    Family,  Family and Parenting

    HOW TO HAVE A FABULOUS CHRISTMAS

    Are you hosting your annual family Christmas dinner this year? Tired of the hurtful criticism especially as you do it out of family love and loyalty? Imagine how wonderful it would be not to have Aunt Mary’s barbs about your stuffing or your sister Jane’s jibes about your clutter spoiling your Christmas decor? Or having your boisterous nephew running wildly through the house demanding attention? I have just the plan to take your Christmas family dinner from stressful to sensational.  In fact to Hallmark-worthy. Follow my formula and you’re bound to have a Christmas dinner that will be the talk of your family. RELATED:15 Habits Guaranteed to Turbo Boost your…