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MLK Day of Rememberance: Teaching Your Kids About the Civil Rights Movement

On Martin Luther King Jr’s Day of Remembrance, many of us reflect on the Civil Rights leader and what he stood for: freedom, justice, and equality for all citizens. Some use the day in service to others, volunteering for food distribution or other community service projects around the area. If you are looking for opportunities […]

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{Kids in the Kitchen} Holiday Cookies

Getting your kid involved in the kitchen is a beautiful experience. No, a messy experience. No, a lovely experience. A rewarding experience? Well, we’re onto something here! No matter how you look at it baking with your child during the Holidays is great way to build memories and make new traditions.  It’s easy to become […]

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Breaking up with The Elf on the Shelf

                  The Elf on the Shelf craze is a supermom’s (or superdad’s) dream. Who wouldn’t relish in the freedom of frequently reminding their child that Santa is always watching and you better watch out? Not to mention the extreme pinning and creativity that comes with naming and creating […]

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How to Create the Perfect Advent Calendar

Christmas is my favorite time of year.  I love the carols, the lights, the decorations, the cheerfulness, the nostalgia, the traditions.  Last year, we were still getting used to having a child and I knew better than to have big plans for ALL OF THE THINGS we could do.  But being Type A, my wheels […]

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Home for the Holidays

  I’m moving! Not out of Richmond, but down the road a bit to a larger home in Bon Air. And while we are all excited about the move, it does not come without stress. Moving, I’ve been told, can be right up there with having a death in the family as far as stressors […]

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Top 5 Ways to Beat Holiday Kitchen Stress

Holidays can be a time for celebration, community, fellowship, and family. But when you are spending all day laboring in the kitchen to prepare a meal and then eat for maybe 30 minutes, only to spend half the night cleaning up the kitchen, it can feel a little overwhelming. Here are my Top 5 Ways to […]

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