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Patrice

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The Extra Curricular Activity Dance

As parents, we want our children to try as many activities as possible. We try all the sports, dance, gymnastics, horse riding, swimming, music lesson, etc. After a while, your child tells you the...

Uniform Shopping Trials and Tribulations

Shopping for uniforms this year has been exhausting, to say the least. Not just for me, but for my 10-year-old daughter. We are part of the public school system. You would think we would have...

The Balancing Act of Chores and Allowance

Growing up, we all had daily and weekly chores. There was complaining, but we did the chores and earned our allowance which gave us the money to go to the skating rink on Friday...

Thank You Teachers, From the Pandemic Parents

Dear Teachers, This school year has been hard on everyone. I know it's been especially hard on you. Words can never express our gratitude for all you have done. I would like to thank you for...

Fun In the Sun :: Mom Approved Swimsuits That Will Boost Your Confidence

Summertime is almost here and we are all getting ready for pool time and vacations. That being said, it's also time for swimsuits. I've gathered some "mom-approved" suits from fellow moms to hopefully help...

The Year of Me

I decided 2021 was going to be the year of me. This is going to be the year I work on myself, wholeheartedly. Most of my life I have dealt with pretty severe depression and...

Let Go Of Control, A Little Bit

I relinquished all meal prepping plans to my husband. It may sound like no big deal, but it's a HUGE deal. Meal prepping and planning takes time. I find that it takes up a...

The Flavor Pockets: Viva la Waffle

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know the infamous Viva La Waffle has made it's triumphant return! I was lucky enough to get a few questions answered from the master mind himself,...

The Dreaded Swimsuit Season

It's coming. I see it in Target (I'm pretty sure it has never left), Walmart, and Old Navy. Swimsuits everywhere! The thought of getting into one of these dreaded torture devices terrifies me. Every year...
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Projects and Home Improvements

We need a larger house. There are five of us and only about 1600 square feet. We are growing out of space. This isn't a bad thing in the least! This is our first home...