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My name is Bernice and I am a mom of 4 grown children, and nana to 8. Read more...

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10 ways to get more stuff done

10 ways to get more stuff done

1. Create routines- know what has to be done to run your family’s life and create routines to get those those things done.

2. Wake up earlier- do best to get up before your family to give you some uninterrupted time. Or, depending on your season in life, stay up an hour or two later.

3. Silence the beeps- Turn off notifications from email and social

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7 stress relieving techniques for today’s mom

mom stress relievers

Simplify

One of the best things you can do to de-stress is to simplify your life. See if there are any activities you can cut from the schedule. Plan your meals in advance. Clear out some clutter to minimize messes. Clear out your closet and your child’s to simplify finding something to wear. For more ideas to simplify read: 10 first steps for a simpler life

Prioritize

Learn to

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20 ways to help your child succeed in school

help child succeed in school

Being an involved parent is so crucial to your child’s success. Teachers are doing the best that they can with the situations they are in. Having parents involved in their child’s education process makes a world of difference, for the teacher, but more importantly for your child.

Below are just 20 ways you can help ensure your child’s success:

• Know the names of your child’s teachers.

• Know

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6 things you may never think about cleaning

6 things you never think about cleaning

I know it is hard to just get around to the things that are glaring in your face that need to be cleaned, but there are some areas that can harbor germs and dirt that we don’t think about too often.

One cleaning product I like to keep on hand for many of the items below are Lysol Disinfecting Wipes. They come in handy for so many

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The easiest way to cook bacon

easiest way to cook bacon

Now I know that bacon is one of those things we shouldn’t necessarily eat all the time, but bacon is an awesome and wonderful food and I think it is quite all right for a weekend breakfast or an occasional treat.

When I married my new husband earlier this year, he was surprised that I cooked my bacon, of all places, in the oven. He had been

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Never run out of diapers and wipes and toilet paper

never run out of diapers again

Amazon knows that parents are busy today trying to raise a family and run a household. That is one reason why they created the Amazon mom program. If you are not familiar with the program, watch the short video below and then read on for details how this program can save you time and money!

Amazon Mom members receive benefits such as three months of FREE Two-Day

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For when you’re exhausted

for when you are exhausted

You are exhausted. Flat.out.pooped. A 2 hour nap probably wouldn’t even help, this is such a deep exhaustion.

How can you be a mom and take care of others when you are already drop-dead tired?

Below are 10 things you should give a try when you are exhausted:

1. Grab a stack of books and crawl on the couch or bed and let them *read* to you.

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How to spend less time in front of the kitchen sink

less time in front of sink

Dishes can be the bane of a mom’s soul. They can drive her batty. They can make her feel weighed down. But wait, these are just dirty dishes, right? They are inanimate objects. We can surely take control over them.

Below are 7 tips to enable you to spend less time in front of the sink

1. Designate a cup or sports bottle for each person in the

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Join in the fun on our Facebook page!

join in the fun on facebook

With the way that Facebook is doing things lately, I never know who is actually going to see what on my Facebook page. I have almost 13k fans, yet most posts show as being seen by less than 500 people.

Grrr, very frustrating, especially when you, the reader, has said they want to see content from my page by liking my page. It is something that all FB pages are

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10 things you can throw out of the fridge right now

things to throw out of fridge

Many of us put off cleaning the fridge because we are making it out to be a HUGE project.

Try this. Take 5 minutes and pull out anything that looks disgusting. You might find a few of these:

1. the expired medicine

2. the coffee creamer from last year

3. the cottage cheese/yogurt dated 5 months ago

4. leftover Chinese food from 3 weeks ago

5. the shriveled carrots

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