A Mama’s Love for 14 Years

On this day, 14 years ago, I became a mother.  Our “baby” Patrick is 14.  He isn’t so much of a baby anymore, in fact he is taller than me. Last week I babysat for a sweet 3 month old boy. His mama had to go back to work and their daycare wasn’t available yet,…
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Product Review and GIVEAWAY – Motivated Moms 2014 Planner

UPDATE: THIS GIVEAWAY IS NO LONGER OPEN.  THANKS TO ALL WHO ENTERED.  THE WINNER IS MOLLY. Are you looking to get more organized?  With the holiday season coming up, do you need to find a way to get your house and your life in order? Click here to visit Motivated Moms.  The best part is…
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Book Review: Women Living Well By Courtney Joseph

WOMEN LIVING WELL Finding Your Joy in God, Your Man, Your Kids, and Your Home By: Courtney Joseph Published: October 1, 2013 Non-Fiction, Christian A couple weeks ago, I told you about WOMEN LIVING WELL and that I was still reading it.  This was not a book I wanted to rush through and so even…
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Book Spotlight: Women Living Well By Courtney Joseph

WOMEN LIVING WELL Find Your Joy in God, Your Man, Your Kids, and Your Home By:  Courtney Joseph Published: October 1, 2013 I’ve been fortunate to be a reader of Courtney’s blog WOMEN LIVING WELL for quite some time.  She has given me support, encouragement, and advice all without knowing me or my circumstances.  When…
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Tips for Getting Your Child Through Allergy Season from Claritin

As a member of the Children’s Claritin Mom Crew, I am happy to share with you Back-to-School tips to help your kids feel their best during this high allergy season.  I know that when your child is suffering from allergies, their performance isn’t going to be what it should be.  They are constantly interrupting their…
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Book Review and Exclusive Excerpt: Mom At Last By Sharon Simons

MOM AT LAST How I Never Gave Up on Becoming a Mother By: Sharon Simons Published:  August 1, 2013 Non-Fiction/Memoir MOM AT LAST is the story of Sharon Simons and her husband Rick, who she met just before the age of forty, and their quest to become parents together.  Rick already had children from a…
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Book Review: Replenish By Lisa Grace Byrne

REPLENISH Experience Radiant Calm and True Vitality in Your Everyday Life By: Lisa Grace Byrne, MPH Published: August 5, 2013 Do you feel like most of your days are spent running on empty? Do you get stressed out or anxious and have trouble focusing on what you need to get done? Are you looking for…
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Get Ready for Back 2 School With The Confident Mom

Are you looking for a way to make that transition from summer to school easier?  Are you sending your Kindergartner off to school for the very first time?  Has your family been enjoying the lazy days of summer and you have no idea how to get back on track for alarm clocks and rushed mornings?…
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Why I Read

I am often asked, how do I find time to read? How do I read so much?  I wanted to share with you why I read and have always read books, why I started reviewing books, and why I am still finding the time to do it. A few of my favorite books growing up…
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Getting My Dishes Super Clean with Cascade Platinum

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Cascade. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. It has only been about ten years since I have had a dishwasher.  I remember that first time I actually loaded our dishes in the…
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