Parenting Goals: Simplifying Life

   by Monica K. Guthrie I think the single most shared goals (after weight loss and healthy eating) was the desire to simplify life and spend more time with family. Here are a few goals you guys shared on our Facebook page: Elizabeth Boyd Collado: My NYR is to be more present with my daughter. Not to worry as much about what needs to be done but really sit down and enjoy her. (…).  Vanessa Styx: Slow down and try to simplify my life. Don't put so much pressure on myself and try and find the good in each day. Savour the...

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Low Prep Science Projects for Kids

By Jennifer Lindquist   While on my yearly hunt for fun inexpensive décor, my four year old daughter came up to me with two beakers in her hand. “I want these to make potions, Mommy, please.” “Potions, hmmmm” I thought and put them into the cart. Having not taken a science class for over 18 years, it took some thought. The first day, we did color mixing and vinegar baking soda explosions and that was the extent of my science knowledge. So I scoured Pinterest and asked my more science headed friends. As I tested projects, I modified a few...

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Mommy Resolution: Reading more

    by Monica K. Guthrie It’s that time of year again when life looks promising and the pages of the year are blank and ready for writing. Many of you have made resolutions for the new year and some have shared those resolutions on our Facebook page. In the next few blogs, I want to help you be successful with your goals. First resolution: Reading! Melissa Anderson shared her resolutions on our page saying, “I have a few, (the usual eat healthier, lose some weight, etc.) but this year I'm making a resolution that I've never made before- to...

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