Family Meetings and Encouraging Words

Encouraging Card Hallmark

We sit down and have a family meeting on Sunday evenings. It’s a way for our family of 6 to make sure we are all on the same page for the upcoming week, celebrate accomplishments from the prior week, and more. We assign chores, distribute allowance, plan our weekly menu and share our goals for…

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Deep Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe

The Very Best Chocolate Cake with One Bowl Frosting from This is your new favorite Chocolate Cake Recipe!

If you are looking for the very best chocolate cake recipe, look no further than this tried and true Deep Dark Chocolate Cake Recipe with One Bowl Chocolate Frosting! I first realized I had a problem a couple of months ago. Leah, my new baby, was 3 months old. I was still in new baby…

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Jealous Much?

Leah is 4 months old today! Cliche as it may sound, I can’t believe that she is 4 months already. Where has the time gone? I watch the slideshow from when she was born and it seriously seems like yesterday. When the kids woke up this morning, I said “make sure you tell Leah Happy…

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Bye, Bye Baby

Today, we put away the bassinet. The bassinet that has held each of my children while they slept their first few precious months of life. The bassinet that in the middle of the night I would often get up to peek in, to make sure their little chests were still rising and falling. The bassinet…

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