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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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20 ways to keep kids busy while lying sick on the couch

20 ways to keep kids busy lying on couch

Maybe you’re pregnant and on bedrest.

Or maybe you have a little one that is up several times to nurse so you are sleep deprived.

Maybe you work long hours or late into the night.

Maybe you are caring for a sick family member.

Maybe you have a chronic illness yourself.

And maybe you are more than one of these.

Here

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Are you a stressed mom?

Are you a stressed out mom

I have a surprise for you at the bottom, but first read here! I recently came across another website for moms called The Laundry Moms. The site is run by 5 moms, with many years experience. It is written from a Christian perspective, without being in your face, and I really like that. While they DO talk about laundry, that is not what the entire site is about. They

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10 posts for the overwhelmed and overworked mom

10 posts for the overwhelmed and overworked mom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For when you are exhausted

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 things to do when you are overwhelmed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 steps to avoid a mental breakdown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8 reasons we don’t have enough time

 

 

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