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Be Merry Bucket List

My goal for this holiday season is to “be merry” and enjoy every moment I get to spend with family and friends. Here are some of my top “must dos” for this holiday season! Also check out Jana’s Christmas Bucket List from last year. North Pole Express: This is an absolute must for our family. We rode […]

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The Reason for the Season: Teaching Young Children about Compassion During the Holidays

Ever since I can remember, my parents participated in sponsoring individuals or families in need around Christmas time. We would all go shopping for necessities such as jackets, gloves, socks, and toiletries. From a very young age, I can recall thinking it was awful that some people didn’t have the basics that I so easily took for […]

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Our Life Without TV

Hello. My name is Allison and I’m a recovering TV addict. This is my story. I grew up in the eighties. It was a time of family sitcoms, an MTV that played actual music videos, and fabulously dishy serial night-time dramas (my parents taped on their VHS recorder to watch the next day so I […]

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My Love/Hate Relationship With YouTube

For a reeeeeally long I was afraid to admit that my children watch YouTube. Sure, it’s damage control in the pediatrician’s office while the nurses prep vaccines and it appeases grocery customers from hearing tantrums…but I mean more than that. Of course, there are many ways to positively utilize YouTube. Hence, this unique dichotomy of feelings have […]

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26 Days of Kindness

As a mama in a world that seems to be full of brokenness and despair, I often worry about sending my babies out there without me being able to protect them. I know I can’t hold their hands forever, but what I can do is set an example. I can teach them that although our world is broken, love can […]

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Finding Joy in the Ice Cream Aisle

I have a hard time watching the news and following trending news feeds. Racism on college campuses, terrorist acts in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, child refugees. It seems like good news items are few and far between. Heartbreaking events occur everyday, that’s a fact. It’s hard to find things to be […]

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