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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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Ahh, the American dream, and a cure

The American dream

Has your American dream turned into a nightmare?

A house, a car, or even 2 or 3 cars!

A riding mower.

Stainless steel appliances.

Flat screen TV, Wii gaming system.

Swimming pool, designer landscaping.

Four wheelers, dirt bikes.

Guns, paintball, airsoft.

Boat, jetskis.

Dinner out several times a week.

Karate, baseball.

Cheerleading, softball.

PTA, homework.

Checkups, sick days.

Vacations in high gear.

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8 reasons we don’t have enough time

Why we don't have enough time

Moms today are always on the go.

We have dozens of things running through our brain, trying to keep up with who needs what and when. And we never seem to have enough time to do it all, whatever “all” is!

How do we slow down and have more time?

Being so busy keeps us from enjoying our lives, enjoying our families, enjoying ourselves. But believe it or

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Do these things everyday

Things to make life better and easier

Sometimes we long for an adventurous life. We want to throw caution to the wind and go with the flow. And in some occasions that may be a good thing, but for the most part, routines and habits can be a good thing. Having the important daily things on autopilot, if you will, gives you more time and more brain power for doing all those other exciting things, even

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Just start: 6 tips to achieve a new habit

6 tips to achieve a new habit

Many of us started this new year off wanting to change something, wanting to do something different. Chances are though, most of us have not been as successful as we would have liked. The biggest reason people fail at creating and sticking to new habits is that they don’t keep doing it.

That seems obvious: if you don’t keep doing a habit, it won’t really become a habit.

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13 ways to stay stressed out

13 ways to stay stressed out

Just in case you aren’t stressed out enough, here are 13 ways to make sure you can turn your stress level up to the MAX!

1. Don’t have any kind of plan for meals or grocery shopping. Figure out what’s for dinner at 7 pm each night.

2. Don’t designate a specific place for your mail and bills. This will ensure that you have piles of papers all

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10 things you can do to improve your life today

10 things to improve life

Many women are SO stressed out and they don’t even have a clue where to begin to change. This post will show you 10 things you can do that will begin to make a difference right away. As always, I don’t necessarily encourage you to try to implement them all in one day. That may be too stressful! Two or three at a time will still help you make

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Good stress, bad stress

most of family

Whew! Life has been a whirlwind around here the past few weeks! Talk about a STRESSED mom!!!

Let’s see, where do I begin?

Hubby was laid off in April. Has been doing some contract work, but no “secure” check or health insurance. Just a little stress here!

Youngest daughter is 19 and having a baby and she lives 3 hours away. Little baby boy is not supposed to be

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Helping moms take care of themselves

women talking over coffee

I love helping women. I love to help women in practical ways, in ways that will help them feel more peaceful and rested. To help them feel like they accomplished something. I also like to help women accept that it is okay if they DON’T get it ALL done. It is okay if they DON’T have it ALL together. And I like to let them know that they are

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10 lighter ways to feed your chocolate cravings

lighter ways to feed chocolate craving

Women LOVE chocolate. And I love chocolate. Not just milk chocolate or dark chocolate, but almost ALL things chocolate.

If I were to give in to that chocolate craving every time it hit, I would be as big as the side of a barn. Although some days I feel as though I am close to that!

What I have tried to do is come up

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You know you say YES too much if…

10 signs you say YES too much

Any of these things, or something similar may have applied to you:

You are going to the grocery store at 10 pm to get ingredients make brownies for your child’s class tomorrow. You wake up at 4 am to clean house because you are hosting a bible study at your house this morning. You snap at your husband when he asks what’s for dinner when you have spent

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