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St. Patrick’s Day and The Trinity

St. Patrick’s Day and The Trinity

Growing up with a rich Irish heritage, St. Patrick’s Day has always been a big deal to me. We celebrated as a family with an Irish meal and adorned our clothing and home with green everywhere. I celebrated the holiday with pride and would tell everyone I knew about my family’s ancestors, their origins and

What Grandparents Teach Us

I look to the family unit as a unit that should not be messed with — it’s that important to me.  A lot can be learned from a tight knit, God-centered family. As the saying goes, families that pray together, stay together and are blessed with unity in many of the things they do in

Top 5 Children’s Books with a Lesson

We need to get back to the basics. When it comes to spending time with our kids, it seems that no matter what technology emerges, parents always find their way back to what is tried and true: playing, creating, and reading. But, with time being of the essence more now than ever, it sure is nice

5 Ways to Celebrate Reading During Children’s Book Week

Did you know that Children’s Book Week happens every May? I know you’re already reading to your kids, but why not use this special week to do something out of the ordinary? Why not celebrate the books instead of just reading them? Here Are Some Great Ways to Celebrate Reading Do something from the story. Let’s start with

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Changing Your Black Friday Focus

Our family has never really been a fan of or participated in Black Friday sales and events. We typically choose to take time to be with each other as it’s one of the few times of the year when nearly everyone is around and not working or not in school.  It’s a time of fellowship

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14 Ways to Celebrate Summer (It’s Not Over Yet)

Last time I checked my calendar, summer does not officially end until September 21! There’s still one month left to enjoy carefree days and lazy afternoons outside–even if just on the weekends! Here are a few ways we’re going to finish our summer and celebrate on a high note. 14 Ways to Celebrate Summer Make a

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5 Ways my Kids Earn Money over Summer

Summer break. It’s anticipated all year long, yet when it arrives, my kids soon become bored and begin asking when school returns back in session. This summer, I’ve made it my goal to help my children beat their boredom and earn some extra spending money to fund all the fun activities they want to do over the

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