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10 Life Hacks for Busy Moms

I love a good life hack. You know, taking something and using it differently than it was intended, and as a result, MAGIC! Even better, a life hack for moms, or a “mack,” if you will. Here are a few of my favorites. 1. Hanging shoe organizer. By far, this is my best and favorite […]

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A Delicious (and Meaty) Kansas City First!

A Delicious (and Meaty) Kansas City First!

The iconic “Hi, may I help you?” was lost on my kids. They didn’t care that we were in one of Kansas City’s oldest franchises, Gates Bar B.Q., packed with history and wonderful smells. All they really cared about was the mechanical horse just inside the door. My kids were 5 and 3, and I had […]

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No Yelling Chart

Mom Gets a Behavior Chart

A couple of days after hanging up the one and only behavior chart in our house, my son told me, “No sticker for you! Try again tomorrow.” He was right; I hadn’t earned my sticker for the day. See, the behavior chart was for me, not for the kids. Let me explain. My kids were adopted. […]

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