2021 was a Growth Year

2021 was the hardest, most painful year I’ve ever experienced but I can’t hate it. After looking back on the emotional rollercoaster of the past 12 months there is one recurring theme, relationships. 

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OTHER WORLD Perfect Tween & Teen Experience

Bowling, roller skating, see a movie, arcade, get coffee, make soap, make candles, go to the art museum, science museum, ANY museum? One can practically exhaust ALL ideas when it comes to things that tweens and teens might enjoy doing. And often the resounding response to each suggestion is, “ehh” or “meh”. Teaching a cat how to high dive is an easier achievement than getting a teen or tween excited about doing something you suggest! Which was why I wasn’t too surprised when the resistance was strong when I mentioned going to another art immersion experience. But this art immersion experience was unlike any other, this one was from an OTHER WORLD!

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How to Fight the Signs of Aging for Busy Moms

Being a busy mom can quickly push self-care to the back burner. Who has time for a lengthy skin care routine anyway? It can be hard to figure out the best products to use, not to mention the routine you should practice. However, it’s important that you find the time to adequately care for yourself and your skin each and every day. Taking good care of yourself doesn’t have to take up a lot of time, nor does it have to be expensive. Follow these tips to combat aging and make it seem like you haven’t been sleep-deprived since you gave birth!

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Fun Way to Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021!

Online learning, hybrid learning, financial abuse, new job, death of loved ones, loss of friendships, divorce, etc. no matter what you’ve been through this year there is hope, it’s almost over! And if 2021 was a magnificent year for you and you saw growth in yourself, your work, with relationships, etc. then this is a year you want to celebrate. Either way, if you’re celebrating the fact that this year is finally over, or, unfortunately coming to an end, a celebration is in order! How are we celebrating? We’re throwing a mini New Year’s Eve party. I’ve put together fun Countdown Bags full of goodies to help Countdown each hour until the New Year (FYI, or half hour…depending on age of your kiddos 😉).

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Perfect Anniversary Gifts Your Spouse Will Love

Showing your partner how much you love them comes in various ways. It all falls to preferences and understanding their love language. If you’re nearing your anniversary, letting them know that they’re appreciated can go a long way and strengthen your love on a deeper level. 

So here are a few of the perfect anniversary gifts your spouse will love. Remember this; it isn’t about the cost, but rather about the consideration and care that went into it.

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Meaningful Gifts to Give On Graduation Day

College Graduation

College is an important time of independence and self-discovery in many people’s lives. For students pursuing a four-year degree, college graduation marks the transition from educational to professional pursuits. If you know what field your graduate hopes to work in, a great graduation gift is something that is important to their profession. For example, business graduates would appreciate a high-quality briefcase or laptop bag to replace their everyday backpack. For teachers, a few books to start their classroom bookshelf is a thoughtful gift that recognizes their career path.

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New Year’s Resolutions: Organize those piles of papers

 

Ever walk into your home and instantly begin to have heart palpitations due to the overwhelming amount of crap and random unidentifiable odors? Life with kids is amazing, but it can also be overwhelming…being responsible for the kids, work, and the household is exhausting. Ever notice that the majority is often random piles of paper, what is up with that? Unfortunately you can’t even light a scented candle to get rid of the stench due to the fear of an instant inferno. So, what to do?

“This post is part of Twinkl’s New Year Campaign, and is featured in 20+ New Year’s Resolutions For Families

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