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The Dirty Little Secret about Children and Chores

Do your children make enormous messes?Are you feeling overwhelmed with those creative messes?Does it feel like the mess will never end?You are not alone. Many moms today feel the same way.I had children that were imaginative and they mobilized anything they could find to build vast cities across the family room floor. Eventually, every game […]

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5 Great Laundry Tips!

Laundry never seems to end. There is always more laundry to do tomorrow. Streamline doing laundry. Invite your family to a folding party. Laundry Day is always more enjoyable when shared!  Laundry Tip One: Sorting Divide the whites from colors and delicate weight fabric from heavier fabrics. I do towels, sheets, whites, color heavy, color […]

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Training Up A Child: How to Have a “Clean” Home School

Do you struggle to keep a clean home? Are you tired of the "Chore Wars?" Does your home drive you to distraction? Do you feel guilty when teaching your children because the home is not running smoothly? Do you periodically stop everything to ditch the guilt by cleaning your home, only to feel guilty, because […]

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7 Ways I Ditched Stress, Invited Calm, and Became a Victory Lady

My original Victory plan was plain and simple.  Original Plan 1. Walk I woke up, dressed, grabbed the flags and put them out, hanging from the deck as I headed out for a morning 1.5 mile (30 minute walk) 2. Shower I came home, showered, dressed, put on brow shaper (my brows are turn white […]

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How I Reclaimed My Stressful Life

In April 2103, I spoke at a conference in the Portland, Oregon area. They put me up at a lovely guest house in the country. It was a healing and very restful stay. Oh, how I longed for that calm in the midst of June! In June 2013, the stress really hit me. I had […]

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Are you a “Keeper at Home?”

I was reading Titus 2 (King James Version) and it sounds like women are to stay home and take care of the house. Really?  What is a "keeper at home?" I looked at other English translations: New International Version Bible- "to be busy at home…" New Living Translation Bible- "to work in their homes…" New […]

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