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A Road Map to Your Baby’s First Year

Every mama wants a healthy, happy baby – but sometimes just making it to tomorrow (much less your baby’s first birthday) seems incredibly overwhelming. Today I’m going to give you a proven road map – so you can give your baby a smooth, happy first year 🙂 Best Start Baby Birth matters – a lot […]

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What to do on the Days You Hate Parenting

Sometimes parenting is hard. It’s really hard. Some days you just don’t like it. That’s OK. I have six kids. I love kids. I love being a mother. I see intrinsic value in each of my children. I celebrate their individuality and uniqueness. There will never again be a soul like them 😉 That doesn’t […]

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Failure and Frustration

These are two feelings that mothers feel a whole lot. And there’s not much anybody can say to take them away. I wish that I could say that I’ve come to a place in my mothering where I’m not effected by feelings of failure but I can’t. In fact, right now I’m dealing with a […]

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The To-Do List…

…or any list of stuff. These lists can completely clutter your life. Are they really useful? Can they help you with your goals, your schedule, your organization? Well, to an extent I think they can. I also think they can be pointless. They’re pointless when they’re not focused on your goals. And they’re pointless when […]

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Vision as a Mother

I’ve spent some time writing articles on being more effective as a mother. They’ve been pretty practical. I’ve just focused on telling you the “whys” of setting goals, a schedule, etc, and giving you an outline on how to do those things. Today I’m going to take a bit of a different track and talk […]

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Goals – How to Set Them

I spent some time last week talking about the “whys” of goals. Why pregnancy is a great time to set goals, and why they’re important throughout motherhood. In reality, goals are and will be important throughout your life. You may say that you don’t need goals or even that you don’t like them. I’m sure […]

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Nitty Gritty Practical – Setting a Schedule

I wrote a couple of articles last week that deal with setting goals – and why pregnancy is an especially good time to set out some goals. Of course, I think it’s important to have goals throughout all of your mothering career. And what I’m going to talk about today is especially important for all […]

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Goal Setting for Moms

I wrote yesterday about the introspection and motivation pregnancy brings. Why emphasize this during pregnancy? It’s because it’s true. You’re probably already thinking about things you’d like to get done. You’re thinking about practical projects you want to get done (organize the house, get baby supplies, make sure the house and yard are safe, etc.) […]

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