Is your teen tired and not wanting to wake up in the morning? Perhaps your son or daughter is adjusting from the summer schedule to the new school year starting. Chances are your teenager may naturally need more sleep...
I am a former elementary teacher. I taught for 13 years in all types of schools;  Everywhere between Kindergarten and Fourth grade. I also taught reading for small groups for several years. I loved it!!  Most of the time,...
On The Birth of Our Daughter My wife and I waited 10 years to have a child of our own. We spent those precious years going to college, finding careers, and most importantly traveling to the areas of the world...
It's not fair! ALL my friends get money for their good grades! It seems that this is a common thing and the amounts of loot vary greatly. In the new world of insecurities, competition and uncharted land AKA middle...
To say that our path to motherhood took a long time would be an understatement. My wife and I watched everyone else's kids grow up. We experienced a deeply painful and personal struggle that we did not discuss with...
World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7 and is celebrated annually on a global scale. It helps promote, support and bring awareness to the many benefits it provides. In honor of this celebration, I personally get to celebrate the fact that...
I was having a conversation with a couple of brand new mamas recently. We were talking about the things people say that even though they mean well (at least most of the time) drive us absolutely batty as new...
Seriously, how hard is it to replace the toilet paper roll? Really? Let’s count the steps. #1 – Remove old roll. #2 – Waddle to the closet to retrieve new roll. #3 – Place new roll on plastic thingy #4 – Attach plastic thingy back...
My children are exactly 12 months and 3 weeks apart. Yep. I had literally just had a human exit my body a few months or so prior, and boom, second little nugget growing inside me. It was nearly two...
Why would a single parent of three add a puppy to her daily circus? My friends told me I was crazy. Are you really ready for a puppy? I planned to take on 90% of the dog care. Even if...

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Pressure Washing Deal to Perk Up Your House for the Holidays

Post-Halloween reality check: Holiday guests will be arriving in less than three weeks. That's 21 days or less to get your house guest worthy....