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Thoughts on Turning 40

This summer, I will turn 40. If I am being totally honest, I have been dreading this upcoming birthday for many years. My husband would tell you I have been dreading this birthday since I turned 30. To me, 40 means middle age. It means wrinkles and aches and pains and gray hair and early [...]
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6 Ways To Lighten The Laundry Load

Laundry. It's the worst, right? People often complain about laundry and for good reason: it's one of those household chores that never ends. Unless your family is walking around naked, there will always, always be dirty clothes. While that is discouraging, there are a few ways I tackle the mountains of laundry that lighten the [...]
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Today I Let It Go

Today I let it go instead of letting it work me up. When my son didn't want to put his clothes on, I chased him around the couch and made him laugh. Today when he wanted the light up rain boots that were three sizes too big, we bought them. We even took the tags [...]
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Podcasts for Kids (That their Grown-Ups Can Enjoy!)

Podcasts for Kids (That their Grown-Ups Can Enjoy!)

Podcasts have once again surged in popularity. Recently I became curious about podcast options for my elementary school-aged kids, so I began exploring. Podcasts are an excellent choice for quality, screen-free, no-cost entertainment. They also provide an auditory learning opportunity for the listener, which appeals to me as a parent. Here are some family-friendly podcasts [...]
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Free Spring Adventures for Your Family in Bloomington

Our family loves springtime in Bloomington. Those first few days, as sunlight warms up the world and the grass is turning green again, you'll find us out and about soaking up some of our favorite adventures around the city. Saturdays The Bloomington Community Farmers' Market runs through September. Shop for fresh fruits, veggies, and flowers. Or, just [...]
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