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Back-to-School Breakfast Ideas for Busy Moms

School morning can be crazy! You are so busy making sure they have everything they need that a healthy breakfast can often be over looked.  Fortunately Parents magazine & Rosie Pope offer you ideas to give your kids a healthy breakfast even when time is short! Healthy Breakfast

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10 Ways to Make a Dorm Room Feel Like Home

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Create an Easy-to-Follow Morning Routine

School day mornings can be stressful to say the least. Time to follow my credo: Work smarter, not harder! develop a plan, a routine to help reduce stress & make mornings go more smoothly. All You has created a plan you can insure your family stays on schedule without being regimented. Create your own plan by clicking HERE

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Get the Best Deals During Back to School Shopping

The Child has been out of school for a number of years now however, I still remember the pain I would get in my wallet every year at this time as I shopped for Back-to-School! We only had one student to send back into the classroom. I don’t know how parents with multiple children handle it without taking out a…

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Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life

The Problem with Guilt Part 6: Guilt Likes the Dark

Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life

The Problem with Guilt Part 5: We Go It Alone

  A guilt trip is a lonely journey. We rarely take a companion along with us. Those around us may suffer because of our guilt but they aren’t able to ease it. We are unable to share our burden with others so they might carry part of it for us.

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The Problem with Guilt Part 4: We Overcompensate

  We feel guilty. We think we’ve done something wrong. We try to make it right. When we can’t make it right, we overreact. One of the ways we overreact is to overcompensate. In other words, we try to make things up. We can’t make it right, so we work to make it better. Oh, Boy!

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The Problem with Guilt Part 3: We Overreact

  Let’s review: we say we feel guilty. Our brains process guilt with doing something wrong. If we have done something wrong, then we must work to make it right. Unfortunately, we haven’t REALLY done anything wrong so we find it’s impossible to make things right. Out of frustration, we simply try harder. And that is when we overreact.

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The Problem with Guilt Part 2: We Try to Make it Right

If we think we are guilty, then we believe we have done something wrong. When we do something wrong, we try to make it right. We make a mistake, we correct it. We break something, we replace it. We damage something, we pay to have it repair. These are all very cut & dry, very black & white. Unfortunately, most…

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Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life

The Problem with Guilt Part 1: Guilt Implies We’ve Done Something Wrong!

I LOVE Law & Order. I watch it on one of the local stations every Wednesday & Thursday. I watch other crime shows as well but Law & Order allows me to see the police do their job & the prosecutors do their job. So I see courtroom action every episode. Most episodes, at some point, a judge asks the…

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