101 Days of Christmas: DIY Christmas Votives

The following post is from Myra of My Blessed Life: I love to create handmade holiday decor on a dime as well as handmade gifts for family and friends. These DIY Christmas Votives are festive and super easy to make. They are thoughtful, yet inexpensive token-gifts for people that you want to remember. Of course,…

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The Pomodoro Parenting Technique

The following post is from Kat of Inspired To Action: The Pomodoro Parenting Technique I may win the geeky mom award for this post, but it's a chance I'm willing to take. I love reading about time management, productivity, and organization. There is even the slight possibility that I read about it more than I…

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101 Days of Christmas: Handprint Calendar {Updated}

The handprint calendar is one of our most popular projects, and it is one of my favorites! It's really a lot of fun to watch handprints transform into animals, characters, and symbols, and my girls have always loved the feel of the paint on their hands. This year I've added a few new handprints --…

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101 Days of Christmas: Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

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This is a fun gift for the chocolate-and-coffee lover in your life! Chocolate-covered espresso beans are easy to make, and you can easily add a little variety by doing several batches in different types of chocolate and then mixing the beans together once dried. Note that homemade chocolate-covered espresso beans won't be perfectly round and…

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The Lessons of Common Sense

The following post is from Jennifer, a lifelong educator: The Lessons of Common Sense How many times have you asked yourself, “What was that child thinking?!?”  We can laugh at some of the predicaments a preschooler gets into.  As a child gets older, though, poor decisions can turn serious or even tragic if he or…

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