Mom Hacks – Spreading It Out
19 Dec
2016
By Natalie Rea

Mom Hacks – Spreading It Out »

When running a home, I find it helps to have things I "spread out", in order to make the tasks more achievable and feel less daunting.

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Mom Hacks – Sharing the Load
12 Dec
2016
By Natalie Rea

Mom Hacks – Sharing the Load »

Rather than try to get it all done, I've decided that I will do my best, but that I will ask for help and share the load when it becomes too much

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‘Tis the Season to Try and Stay Healthy Over the Holidays
5 Dec
2016
By Natalie Rea

‘Tis the Season to Try and Stay Healthy Over the Holidays »

The holidays are an action-packed few weeks I look forward to all year-round, and one during which I almost always get sick. But this year, I've got a plan...

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The Family Ties That Bind
28 Nov
2016
By Natalie Rea

The Family Ties That Bind »

It takes a little effort to make seeing family regularly work, but when you’re lucky enough to be blessed with one, I think you should make it a point.

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Her First Job
21 Nov
2016
By Natalie Rea

Her First Job »

My 12-year-old daughter begins her first after-school job: babysitting.

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Mom Hacks – Loot Bag Ideas
14 Nov
2016
By Natalie Rea

Mom Hacks – Loot Bag Ideas »

Don't stress about birthday party loot bags! Once you've established a budget for your loot bags, and depending on age & time of year, here are some good ideas:

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Encouraging an Attitude of Gratitude
7 Nov
2016
By Natalie Rea

Encouraging an Attitude of Gratitude »

When I start thinking about the upcoming holidays, wondering how I can make the season feel special, and magical, for my kids, without spoiling them.

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Can People Truly Change?
31 Oct
2016
By Natalie Rea

Can People Truly Change? »

One topic that particularly intrigues me is personality types. Ever since I did my first Myers Briggs test back in 1990 Read more…

Mom Hacks – Sandwich-Free School Lunch Ideas
24 Oct
2016
By Natalie Rea

Mom Hacks – Sandwich-Free School Lunch Ideas »

My kids don't like sandwiches in their lunchbags. I've had to become creative in what I send to school for them to nosh on during the day. here are some go-tos.

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Finally Fit
17 Oct
2016
By Natalie Rea

Finally Fit »

7 months ago, I committed to getting fit once and for all. I kicked a few indulgent habits, and established healthier ones in their place. Here's my update.

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Letting Kids Figure Things Out
10 Oct
2016
By Natalie Rea

Letting Kids Figure Things Out »

This mom believes teaching her tween to do things for herself will help her become more confident and self-sufficient, on her road to independence and adulthood.

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