Am I Making a Difference? (Encouragement from 1 Mom to Another)

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Today I saw something on tv. This lady was making a powerful difference in the world. Changing lives, traveling the world. It got me thinking. Am I making a difference? Why am I here? Am I making the world a better place? Is this the life I am intended to live? Am I doing enough? […]

Staying Fit While the Kids Nap (Simple Exercises For Moms)

Staying Fit While the Kids Nap

How many moms out there take advantage of naptime to get a few chores done around the house? It’s the perfect time of day to do this since your children aren’t following you around making messes where you just cleaned. However, using this free time to clean can make it harder for you to get […]

Noticing and Appreciating The Simple Moments

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Today was one of those days. Holidays have a way of making us look back and remember. I remember July 4th celebrations at home with family and friends. Just last year we had our best friends over, BBQed, and did fireworks. This year was different. This year was simple. There were no friends or extended […]

Living In A Bubble: Why I Like My Happy Place

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We talked this weekend about the Malaysia Flight and other major issues happening in our world today. Up until Saturday I really did not have much information on what was happening with the missing flight or anything else. You see, I am a work at home mom. My day consists of working online in specific […]

Discussing the Big ‘D’ Word (Depression is Real)

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I struggled to find a title for this post. It could have been many titles. Nothing fully encompasses what I am going to share. This is hard, but this is real. My blog tag line is “a real mom sharing real experiences” So I felt I needed to share this real part of my life […]

How To Make Friends In A New Place – Real Tips From Readers

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So you may have read that we moved. We moved from an area that we had been in for over 30 years to a brand new area where we do not know a soul. Back at home I knew that if I left the house I was going to run into someone that I knew. […]

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