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Momma Means Business

parenting tips from a mom blog

I enjoyed my Simplify Family Life series so much, I’m going to keep adding to it. I hope you don’t mind. This post is about how following through with natural consequences makes parenting simpler. When my kids believe that I’m going to do what I say I’m going to do, parenting is so much easier. I’ll come back to this point later. The girls and I went to Old Grandma’s house last week. While we were there, I noticed that Grace had picked up a new habit. She was chewing on her hair. Hair that has been chewed gets crunchy, … Read more

Simplify Your Life – Stop Worrying

stop worrying

In celebration of the awesome Simplify Family Life sale, all of this week’s posts will focus on simplifying family life. For three and a half months, I have been worrying about our taxes. I made four times more money last year than ever before in my business, and I was sure I’d owe a pile of it back to the IRS. I had saved some, but not enough. I wouldn’t say I gave myself heartburn or anything, but I carried the weight of the impending tax bill that I knew I couldn’t pay each and every day. It was never … Read more

Simplify Your Family Life HUGE eBook Sale

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In celebration of the sale below, all of this week’s posts will focus on simplifying family life. Last year, I purchased a $450 set of eBooks from some of my favorite bloggers for only $47. Included were gems like Real Food on a Real Budget, Inside-Out Simplicity, Tell Your Time, Finding Educational Activities in Unexpected Places, Smalltopia, and others. It’s taken me a whole year to read them all, but I have. I’m so glad I bought the whole thing; they helped me to make some very big changes in my life, especially as we began to purge our overstuffed … Read more

Simplify Your Family By Focusing On Your Kids

In celebration of Simplify Family Life sale, all of this week’s posts will focus on simplifying family life. I am busy. Too busy. Every day, I try to squeeze 28 hours worth of stuff into 24 hours. I cheat myself. I skip workouts because I have too much to do. I stay up too late because I want to get one last thing done before I close up shop for the night. I cheat my cats. I used to sit with them while they ate and stroke their fur and rub behind their ears. I don’t do that any more. … Read more