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Indoor Activity Adventures

Indoor Activity Adventures

When I found out a few days ago that we were going to be getting 10-12 inches of snow for two days straight and that school was cancelled, my first reaction was “Oh no!” Now, don’t get me wrong, I love spending time with my children but we (I mean me) get cabin fever ┬áif(…)

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Why I didn’t want a daughter: A letter to my baby girl

When I found out I was pregnant a second time I decided that I didn’t want to find out the gender. We found out with our son but one reason I wanted it to be a surprise was because the idea of bringing a girl into this world scared me a bit. I knew that(…)

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NY Health Coach Conference

NY Health Coach Conference

It has been a long time since I have felt a transformative awakening rumble inside of me. When I signed up for the Institute of Integrative Nutrition Conference in NY a few months ago, I thought I would learn some great nutrition information. While that did happen, so much more transpired. I felt that each(…)

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Diaper Daisy Review + Gift Card Giveaway

Diaper Daisy Review + Gift Card Giveaway

Two weeks after my daughter was born, one Sunday morning my husband and I decided to get the kids out of the house and take a drive because we were all getting a little “newborn baby stir crazy”. Some how we ended up lost in Mission, KS (about 15min. from our house) but we didn’t(…)

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Reward Systems: Bribery or Motivation?

Reward Systems: Bribery or Motivation?

As a school teacher I was always looking for good reward systems to use in my classroom. After many attempts to manipulate, change, encourage, motivate, bribe my students I came across a book that changed my whole perspective on reward systems! Punished by Rewards by Alfie Kohn provides a better understanding on how to work(…)

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