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Depression health

5 Tips for Survival When Depression Creeps Up on You

Let’s just get the inevitable out of the way, I have depression. I think I’ve probably had it since I hit puberty at the ripe age of ten. It wasn’t diagnosed until my oldest boy was four months old but looking back I can see how kind of out of control I was emotionally. I […]

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Entertainment

Is STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI appropriate for kids?

Is STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI appropriate for kids? If you’ve read any of my other reviews you’ll most likely know that I’ll follow that question up with another, has your child seen the other STAR WARS films? If they have seen the other films and weren’t scared THE LAST JEDI is no different. Still […]

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Parenting Toddler

How to teach children to overcome fears during Halloween

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. I like Halloween almost as much as the next gal but can I level with you? I hate the scary images that are […]

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Parenting

Can a Christian participate in Halloween?

I have a love/hate relationship with Halloween. I hate all of the scary TV ads, movie previews, and creepy decorations. I love the colors (orange! It’s my favorite color!), the candy (hello Fun Size!), and the costumes. The tricks; every year when I lived in Germany the fountains of the villages our bus route drove […]

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pregnancy

Natural Remedies for Acne During Pregnancy

You’ve taken the test and saw the lines you’ve been wanting to see forever; you are pregnant!!! Yay! But wait a second, why on earth do you feel like you’re going through puberty all over again? Don’t worry, while this symptom is annoying you do have some natural remedies for acne during pregnancy. Natural Remedies […]

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Toddler

Feet NEVER stop growing but I hate shopping in stores! KidsShoes.com saves my sanity!

Confession time: I cannot stand going into a store and shopping. I don’t like malls and I hate indecision so when KidsShoes.com reached out to me to take a look at their site I jumped at the chance. My kids’ are growing like little beanstalks and it’s hard to keep up with their changing feet. […]

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Entertainment

Baby Products and Toys You Need to Purchase on Amazon Prime Day

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Well, tonight is THE NIGHT. Amazon Prime Day begins at 8pm CST (9pm EST/6pm PST)! If you have no clue what I’m talking […]

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Depression health

This is what depression feels like

When I was diagnosed with postpartum depression back in 2009 I promised myself that no matter what I would try to give a “voice” to this often times shameful and silent disease. Before I go on though, I need to preface this by saying that I am on medication and while I know that you, […]

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pregnancy

Where should I create my baby registry?

Just so you know, there are affiliate links in this blog post; it won’t cost you anything extra, however, should you make a purchase from one of the links I’ll receive a small commission for your purchase. Thank you for supporting my family! The first time you enter a big box store with that registry […]

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Parenting

“Dreaming of Grand Forks, North Dakota: My Life as a Military Kid” Featured on Spring.St.

Hey there! I’m sharing a post with you that’s over on Spring.St. They reached out to me and asked if I would write about my experience growing up in the military. They’re doing a series “In Service” honoring military life and the hard-working families that serve the US. This is just a little hint of […]