Tips and Advice for Expectant Moms with Disabilities

Motherhood presents many challenges, and as a woman with a disability, you are used to facing and overcoming challenges with creativity and resilience.  However, you may be worried about the challenge of breastfeeding.  With some basic preparation and tips, you can go into this first phase of motherhood with confidence.   Help!  I’m going to …

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Teach Your Kids The Lost Art Of Writing Thank You Notes

A part of raising a mindful and grateful child is to give them the opportunity to express their gratitude toward someone on a regular basis. I am a big believer that one does not need a special occasion, or having been given a gift to write a Thank You note, and sending them simply because …

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Mindful Parenting: Check The Car Safety Rating Before Purchase

Mindful Parenting: Check The Car’s Car Seat Safety Rating Before Purchase

Sponsored Post While we don’t have any small children anymore, we do have friends that do, which often means, that a car seat somehow needs to make its way into our car. That is why I am looking at the Car Seat Checklist from Cars.com before purchasing our new car. Thankfully, the 2018 MINI Countryman, …

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The Why And How Of Setting Personal Boundaries

The Why And How Of Setting Personal Boundaries

Why Setting Personal Boundaries May Be Difficult, But Why You Need To Start Implementing Them Now   As a mom, a wife, family member, and business owner having boundaries that I stick to – with all of my might – has become an essential if not the most important part of self-care. But just like …

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How To Keep Your Kids Hydrated During Summer Months

How To Keep Your Kids Hydrated During Summer Months

Summers are busy times, especially for kids. From camps to vacations, and simply hanging out with friends, kids are constantly active and are often outdoors. It is also the time of excessive heat warnings and long days in the sun. Because of that, I – as many other parents – am constantly concerned about my children’s …

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How to Disinfect a Home for Better Patient Recovery

There’s a reason why well-maintained hospitals always have an antiseptic smell to them. Hospitals are where diseases go to die, but not without a fair fight. Nurses, doctors, and other hospital staff are constantly at war with every disease or infection that’s wheeled into their facilities. And one of the best weapons for fighting this …

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Educational And Fun: Ghost In The Water by Sue Garcia – A Book Review

As most of you know, I am an avid reader, and I am happy that my children have picked up on that healthy habit. Today, I want to share with you a review of Ghost In The Water, that a fellow homeschooling parent, and Educents-enthusiast, Amy has shared with me. So, if you are looking …

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Mindful Parenting – Empowering Girls With The Engineer Character Goldie Blox

As some of you already know, I am a homeschooling parent, having taught my children exclusively in my home for altogether 14 years now. I find it an integrated and important part of living mindfully and with loving kindness while raising children to be mindful and empowered individuals no matter what their personality. Because of this, …

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Start Your Homeschool Year Right With Rock ‘N Learn Blowout Deal!

Sale Alert! For just 24-hours, all Rock ‘N Learn DVDs and board books are 50% off with FREE SHIPPING on Educents with code BLOWOUT. Rock ‘N Learn’s award-winning DVDs for children in grades PreK through 8th grade teach and entertain with music, humor, and super fun characters. Tip: if you’re new to Educents use code …

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Weekend Musing: Avoid Burnout

Finally, it is the  weekend, so for many of us who work in a “regular” job, this is the time to relax, or do what you are actually want to do all week long.  But for those of us with children, or who have your own business – whether from home or not – the …

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