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FREE Kid-friendly SUMMER Activities in Toledo (2016)

  FYI- If you are looking for fun year round activities you will want to click, 101 Places to go with Kids in Toledo! And yes, some of those are FREE!! The following activities are seasonal…be sure to check back before school ends so you can plan your summer break in style! I have yet […]

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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: The BEST You

Every morning, as I am dropping off my kiddos to school I have a ritual of reminders and one challenge.  When we are a block away from school I recite the following…. I love you. You are a child of the Lord. Challenge for today: Help a friend in need (these change daily but often […]

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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: Gossiping

This week’s topic is one that I know many of us struggle with, myself included. Gossip! Have you ever found yourself with a group of girlfriends and suddenly the gossip gets underway? Someone chimes in expressing, “I wouldn’t have done that if I were her. What was she thinking?” Then without skipping a beat everyone […]

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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: Be Present

You can only begin to fully live once you leave your worries behind. This is not to say that you should not be concerned and plan accordingly for the future, simply don’t dwell. If you dwell and worry your life will pass you by. This week’s assignment: Live in the present! Oh how simple it […]

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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: Are you a friend or a flatterer?

The chief difference between a friend and a flatterer is this; the flatterer speaks to please, the friend will not leave out even what is disagreeable….At all events any one would rather see his friend angry with him than anyone else flattering him.” -Saint Basil the Great- Flattery will get you everywhere, except true friendship!? Have […]

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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: Stop Criticizing and begin Healing

“Thank you so much for pointing out my flaws, I so appreciate it “said no one, EVER! Have you ever come across that person who gives you a backhanded compliment or openly criticizes your clothes, actions, food, parenting style etc.?  Or perhaps they sent you an email, an instant message, or you caught wind of […]

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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: Random Acts of Kindness & Senseless Acts of Beauty

Do you find yourself becoming overwhelmed with work, back to school, or just life in general? Wish there was some way to ease the anxiety and bring contentment back into your life? There is.  The treatment towards contentment within is threefold; service, kindness, and love. See, the moment you remove your attention from yourself and […]

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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: Humility

I have been posting Sunday’s food for the soul on Mom on the go in Holy Toledo’s Facebook page and it has been received well. I realize that not everyone follows the Facebook page so I thought I would start including it as a post. Sunday’s food for the soul is a simple phrase, saying, […]

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