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Slipping through the cracks: How to spend more time with my 5-8 year old?

5 to 8 year olds

I’ve finally made it! I have time! Got the kid in school, no more diapers, no more helping feed them.

You take a gigantic sigh of relief.

Those early days of diaper blow outs, falling-on-the-floor tantrums, and your own thoughts of I-just-can’t-wait-til-naptime are all starting to fade. But you may notice other things starting to fade also. Continue reading “Slipping through the cracks: How to spend more time with my 5-8 year old?”

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How do I end the ‘Everyday is the same day’ cycle?

Everyday is the same day! AH! Help me, I just feel like I’m stuck in a cycle of neverending poopy diapers.

I used to tell my husband that I actually know what it’s like to live in the old movie Groundhog Day. Do you know of this movie? Continue reading “How do I end the ‘Everyday is the same day’ cycle?”

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How YOU Can Have a Motivating Morning!

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Energy.  That’s what it takes to be a mother.  But how can you have the motivation each morning?  I don’t think I truly understood the term tired until I brought my first born home.  He never slept.  I mean up at night, early morning, late morning and the afternoon nap just did not happen.  It just didn’t.

Continue reading “How YOU Can Have a Motivating Morning!”