Fall is Here: Delicious Squash Recipes

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As I gather these recipes together it REALLY FEELS LIKE FALL!  I love fall, everything about it, from back to school, to football, to cooler temps, everything pumpkin spice and the fast slide into...

Moms Guide: Frugal and Fun Fall Decor

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Fall is coming.  Or so they say... I say, 'Cooler weather cannot get here soon enough!'  Even if I'm unable to do anything about the outside temps, I can at least decorate the inside of...

30 Novels That Are Perfect for Fall Reading

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Summer is often touted as the best time for reading, and I’m all for a good Summer Reading List. But I propose we also begin to make Autumn Reading a thing. After all, fall...

We Disconnected our Television

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When my husband and I got married 6 years ago, we didn't have a television. This wasn't initially a choice we talked about and made for a specific reason; honestly, we just didn't have the...

In Praise of Stepping Away from Extra Activities

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As moms, one of our primary job titles is Master of the Family Schedule or, in the words of counselor and educator Kim John Payne, “architects of our family’s daily lives.” In his book...

15 Independent Screen-Free Activities to Help Your Child Unwind

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If you find yourself looking to set effective screen time limits for your children, you’re not alone. By now we are all aware of the research exposing the dangers of excess screen time, particularly...

New Mom = New Pest Control

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Children and pest control Along with the long list of things I didn’t make a priority before kids, pest control was hardly on my radar in my pre-kid days. Then my babies came along and suddenly...

Personal Development Books Every Mom Should Read

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As a hopeless book lover and someone who is passionate about the pursuit of lifelong learning, it’s no surprise that when I first learned I was pregnant with my son, I immediately headed to...

Why You Should Not Sleep Near Your Phone: Your Guide To Better Sleep

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Do You Have a Bedtime Routine?  I bet for your children, bedtime is rock solid! Bath, brush teeth, story time, and lights out! For many parents, the adult version of bedtime looks more like this....

Liver: Nature’s Superfood

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When we think of superfoods, we usually think of fruits and other plant foods. But did you know that the liver is one of nature’s most nutrient-dense foods? Not only does it have almost...

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