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Budgeting for a Family Vacation

Does travel seem out of the question at this stage in your life?  Taking kids on planes or on long road trips can be trying.  Where will the money come from?  How will be kids react when being out of routine?   Here is the thing, traveling with kids is […]

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The right frame of mind:stay motivated, lose weight.

Losing weight is such a common thing that so many new moms struggle with.  What was once easy, is now so hard.  I mean with caring for another human, hormone fluctuations and lack of sleep, having the energy to work out, and eat right is so difficult.  I hear you mamas. […]

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Navigating the tough questions.

There is a lot of tough questions in foster care. Questions from the agency to get approved, questions from friends and family who don’t understand why you would put yourself through this, and most importantly questions from the kids in your care. If you have been following my blog for […]

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Growing up with a sibling with Down Syndrome.

Happy WORLD DOWN SYNDROME Day! Did you know DS rocks?  I mean people that have been blessed with an extra chromosome, are truly some of the best people I have ever met. Sure they may not have the intellect that us full chromosomers have, but their hearts?  I am convinced God […]

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How to get a baby to sleep: 8 methods

Alright mamas, I have had one incredibly tough baby.  I have had one incredibly easy baby.  I have had 5 foster babies. All with different sleep needs.  I kinda have some experience with this.  These are my methods that work like a charm every time.  I want to thank God […]

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