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5 Healthy Habits Anyone Can Do

During the holiday season, it can be easy to forget about healthy habits and get out of normal routines. Now that the holidays are over, it is time to get back into routines and start making healthy choices. I am by no means a health nut, but I do enjoy living a healthy lifestyle. When

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What I'm Not Doing for Christmas

Christmas should be the most wonderful time of the year, but sometimes it can be the most stressful time of the year! Last week I shared 6 lists to make for Christmas preparation, and I also shared that I make a “not-doing”list. It is something that I started the year I was pregnant and just

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It is so easy to take care of all the physical needs of our family that we forget their souls just need us to be present with them. Find out how to be present with your loved ones!

While I was doing the dishes the other night, my one year old came into the kitchen wanting my attention. I stopped and played with him for a few minutes. But then I returned to my dishes. A few minutes later he stood next to me, tugged at my pant leg, looked up at me, and

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Why I Embrace Getting Older

I used to dread getting older, and I would keep my age a secret. My attitude about getting older changed after my 6th year of teaching. That year I had a student named Colton in my class. He was energetic, friendly, and always willing to help. He loved to tell me what he had done

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MY JOURNEY TOWARDS Simplicity

Over the last year I have started living a more simplified life without even realizing what I was doing. It didn’t occur to me until I started really thinking about all of the ways I have changed over the last couple of years. I think it started a little over two years ago when I

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It seems like until recently, infertility has been a topic that doesn’t get much discussion. When I was going through my journey, I didn’t know anyone else who had experienced it and didn’t know of any support or encouragement online. It was a struggle that I kept very private. Lisa at Amateur Nester interviews people