How to Make Your Morning Run More Smoothly

How to Make Your Morning Run More Smoothly

  If you’re like me, you’re not a morning person, and beginning each day may be a struggle. I’ve learned that my mornings can be greatly affected by making some changes at night. These tips will help make your morning run more smoothly, taking some of the stress out of… Read More »

8 Ways to Foster a Love of Learning in Your Children

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My friend Colleen at Raising Lifelong Learners has graciously given me the opportunity to talk to her readers today about fostering a love of learning in their children. 8 Ways to Foster a Love of Learning in Your Children Won’t you join me on her blog today? —  

No More Nagging: Why Nagging Doesn’t Work

No More Nagging - Why Nagging Doesn't Work

It’s become pretty widely accepted that nagging, whether with spouses or kids, does not work. It can also be exhausting for the one doing the nagging. So why doesn’t it work? Why is nagging considered to be ineffective? Here are some ideas as to why this time-honored method of motivation… Read More »

Free Creativity Kit from Kiwi Crate

Free Kiwi Crate

My Glowworm Friend Create your very own snuggly glowworm friend that really glows! Name your friend and bring it on nighttime adventures. Learn about all the glowing animals that can light up the dark in Kiwi Crate’s explore! magazine filled with bonus projects and activities! SAMPLE CRATE INCLUDES: All the materials… Read More »

Marriages Matter: 25 Frugal Winter Date Ideas

25 Frugal Winter Date Ideas

As I purpose to make marriages matter this year, I’m finding myself in a bit of a dilemma: I have three young kids at home and we’re living on a limited budget. Tip #1 isn’t going to be easy to accomplish… unless I can find some great frugal winter date… Read More »