December was a whirlwind of chaos and busyness unlike any other month of the year. Now that the magic of the holidays is over and the dust is beginning to settle, I am left feeling completely exhausted. Don't get me...
You've been reading the most amazing book and so far, you feel fairly confident you know what's going on with the plot and the characters. Not that the storyline is boring, or you can easily predict how the story...
I don’t know about you, but my family can easily slip into complete chaos if we are not well organized. With three kids and a husband who all have their own things going on, a dog, a career, extended...
'Tis the season for making a new start. If you follow any publication or friends on social media, you know that right now they are all about how to make this year better than the last - more organized,...
"Mommy?! Daddy?! May I have a guinea pig for Christmas? I promise to take care of it and you won't have to do anything at all...I pinky-promise!"  Parents. When your beautiful little girl or boy comes to you early in...

The Magic of Christmas

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Do your children believe in Santa? I never told my daughter that Santa existed. What she knows, she learned from cartoons and other people. I never had a reason not to tell her that he exists. I just didn’t. Is...
When my children were younger Christmas was such fun because they were always excited. They would write Santa Claus letters and talk about all the things they wanted. We would take them to different places where Santa would be...
The holidays are said to be the most joyous time of the year. Unfortunately for some special needs families, they can be the most stressful and frustrating time as well. Many children with special needs thrive on schedules and familiar...
Are you one of those people who has had all of their Christmas shopping done since October? If so, this gift guide is not for you (unless you want to save it for next year!). But if you, like me,...
Every year at Thanksgiving my family puts up our Christmas tree. If my husband had his way we’d put it up as soon as Halloween is over. But each year I insist we wait until the day after Thanksgiving....
Every year at the start of the holiday season, it never fails that I cry the first time I hear The Christmas Song. You know the one. "Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose..."...
I don’t know about your kids, but my daughters are snack obsessed! Our day basically operates around what snacks they’re going to have and what time they can have them. Keeping kids well-fed is necessary for their health and their...
Before becoming a SAHM I had a career in Store-line Retail Management. In fact, I worked 13 holiday seasons in retail; 10 of those in management. By Halloween, I would already attend several holiday planning sessions and put up in-store...
I enjoy pretty much the entire holiday season from Halloween to New Years Day! I mean who doesn't love dressing up for Halloween and taking their kids trick-or-treating or the beautiful fall colors that surround the days leading up...
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It's back to school time, and heading into a new school year has never looked as different as it does now. Whether your child...

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