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Winter Activities For Families With Kids

Hey fam! 2020 is finally behind us! Yay! That said, it’s still winter, which means finding things to do can be tough, especially if you have kids you need to keep entertained regularly. Here are 50 kid-friendly activities you can do this Winter. Go ice skating. Play in the snow. Do a winter art project […] Read more…

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What To Do When Your Child Won’t Wear Their Glasses

Are you have a hard time getting your child to wear their glasses? I hear you! I’ve needed new glasses since last October and I’ve waited way too long to get them. At this point though, I need to get my kiddos eyes checked too. Unfortunately, I think it’s safe to assume that if they […] Read more…

A Comprehensive Guide to Deepen Intimacy in Marriage

My husband and I celebrated our 7th anniversary recently. While I am very happy in my marriage, it hasn’t all been easy in the 10 years and we’ve had to work really hard to grow together and learn from each other. I’m most certainly not the expert, but fortunately I recently met one. I want […] Read more…

4 Simple Ways To Improve Your Social Isolation Experience

4 Simple Ways To Improve Your Social Isolation Experience

In the midst of all this pandemic, self-care has never been more important. It is what will reduce the stress and anxieties that come hand in hand during this difficult time. All of our personal routines have been affected and turned upside down in some way or another. Humans are creatures of habit and any […] Read more…

Helping your kids escape the "helpless" mindset and become self sufficient will help them feel empowered and confident; and it'll help you stay sane.

How To Help Your Kids Become More Self Sufficient

Are you one of those moms that does everything for their kids whenever they ask? No? Well, I am. Unfortunately, I’ve reached a point where it’s made me feel totally overwhelmed, even taken advantage of in some cases. My kids started acting totally helpless; “unable” to do anything for themselves. At 4 and 2, there […] Read more…

Summer is fun and exciting, but as parents, it's tough to keep up with the kids and even tougher to make sure they're entertained with summer activities.

15 Summer Activities For Families With Kids

Is it hot where you are? It has been here in New Hampshire. If I wasn’t sure about whether or not it was summertime before, I am now! We had a weeklong streak of hot, humid days and now we have the most beautiful weather; I can’t stand to be inside. With two young children, […] Read more…

My oldest daughter is starting preschool soon, so we have kicked it into high gear. We've prepared our household the best we can so that we have a successful new year. The changes that we made were simpler than you'd think.

How To Prepare For A New School Year

We have a very exciting week ahead of us in the Renke household. We are enrolling our daughter, Gracelynn, in preschool! Up until now, our home schedule hasn’t really been super regimented, but we decided that with school in our near future, certain things needed to be addressed. Put The Kids To Bed We got […] Read more…

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How To Write Thank You Notes

Happy New Year everyone! I hope your holidays were as wonderful as mine. Before Christmas, we talked about how to give the perfect gift and I was thinking that the best way to follow up would be how to thank someone for giving you a gift. In this day and age, because everything is done online […] Read more…

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