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32 In Homemaking/ Motherhood/ Organizing/ Productivity

10 Habits of Highly Effective Homemakers

Growing up, I always knew I wanted to be a mom and a homemaker. I just wasn’t quite sure what my view of homemaking was. Growing up, we had multiple housekeepers to “keep” our home clean, so we only had some basic chores we were responsible for. I learned how to do the dishes and clean a bathroom, and how to do my own laundry. As you can imagine, my view of being a homemaker was a bit unrealistic! I…

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9 In Family

Save on Prescription Medicine For Your Family

If your family takes any prescription medicine at all, then you know prescriptions can get expensive. If you have a large family, like I do, and everyone gets sick at the same time – you may need an oxygen mask when you go to pick up all your prescriptions! Granted, we do our best to stay healthy and boost our immune systems, so we rarely need prescription medicine, but there are times when it is the best choice for what…

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2 In Family

5 Simple Ways To Make Your Mornings Brighter

This post is sponsored by The Hillshire Brands Company. The thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Mornings with lots of little ones can be chaotic. Add homeschooling into that mix and chaos can easily reign over the day, if you let it. Over the years I have learned how important it is to have a solid morning routine that sets up your day for success. Of course, this doesn’t always go as planned, because I am a mom…

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0 In Motherhood

Baby Feeding Advice From Professionals

This post is sponsored by Happy Family Brands but the content and all opinions expressed are my own.   I firmly believe that every mom needs community. That may come in different forms, but the intent is still the same. Motherhood is tough, whether you have one child or ten children. It doesn’t get easier with each child, trust me. Some things do, yes. But not all the things. Even after seven kids, I still find myself with questions. Each…

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1 In Food

Halloween Night Chaos – My Secret Weapon

This post is sponsored by Red Baron but the content and all opinions expressed are my own. Moms, you know those nights. The ones where the kids are bouncing off the walls, you are exhausted, and everything seems to be going wrong? With seven kids, I have had more than my fair share of those nights. Halloween Night Chaos Without fail, one of those chaotic nights is Halloween night. While we don’t practice Halloween in the typical fashion, we do…

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3 In Motherhood

Why Your Baby’s Gut Health Is Important

This post is sponsored by Evivo but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.   The majority of American babies appear healthy at birth. They are growing, gaining weight and hitting their developmental milestones, which lead us to believe they’ll grow into healthy kids. So why do so many babies who appear healthy on the outside end up with metabolic and autoimmune issues later in life? There are at least two children with food allergies in almost every…

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3 In Motherhood

When You Have To Supplement || Transitioning To Bottles

I received product and compensation from Mead Johnson Nutrition and Playtex Baby to create this post written by me. All experiences and opinions expressed in this post are my own and not those of Mead Johnson Nutrition nor Playtex Baby. For questions about Enfamil NeuroPro, you can contact Mead Johnson Nutrition at 1-800-BABY-123 (1-800-222-9123). For questions about Nurser bottles with Drop-Ins liners, you can contact Playtex Baby at 1-888-310-4290. I am a huge advocate for breastfeeding moms and babies. I…

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0 In Motherhood

Healthy Snack Ideas For Picky Toddlers

Life is busy, right mama? We have little people to take care of, husbands to love on, businesses to run, and don’t forget a little self care! I know from experience that feeding our little ones healthy snacks can be stressful at times. We tend to think about dinner, and occasionally lunch and breakfast, but snacks can go by the wayside. Toddlers love to snack…they graze all day long! That grazing is actually healthier for them in the long run,…

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1 In Homemaking/ Motherhood/ Simplify The Season

Simple Crafts to Entertain Children During The Holidays

It is hard to believe that the Christmas season is here already. The older I get, the faster the months go by! Although to be fair, I did just have my 7th baby in November, so that month was a blur! We are just starting to get back into a routine now, but it is still slow going. I am soaking up all the baby snuggles I can get! With the holiday season here already, many people are feeling the…

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Simple Tips To Make The Most Of Your Baby’s First Christmas

Christmas is a magical time of the year, and a baby’s first Christmas makes the season even more special. Instead of getting caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season, use these tips to be intentional, simplify, and truly enjoy your baby’s first Christmas.   Don’t overschedule   Parties, programs, and friends are all vying for your attention during the Christmas season. But listen to me closely: it’s okay to say no.   There will be things that…

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