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28 Day Good Vibes Only Challenge

There is never a bad time to throw some kindness out into the world around you. However, I feel like lately we need it more than ever. In a stage where politics seem like a game of petty insults and selfish motives, where a Super Bowl halftime show draws more critics than congratulations for the actual winners of the game, and social media is full of judgments and misjudgments, we need to take a time out to, in the words of Taylor Swift “calm down”. Instead of focusing on what’s wrong with the world, let’s focus on what we can do that is right. Instead of spreading negativity like its a virus I am challenging us to 28 days of sending out good vibes only.

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Teenager
DIY Blog, Family

14 Ways to Steal More Moments with Your Teenager

Raising a teenager is a struggle that I don’t think any parent is really ever ready for. Aside from having to navigate the bigger issues that life begins to present like peer pressure, dating, and the exposure to so many things, there is another very heart heavy struggle, time. As our kids enter high school we realize that our years, months, and days with them at home are dwindling far too quickly. So before college, before adulthood, and before we release them into the world we feel the urge to make the most of their adolescence, even if its hard. To give you some ideas here are 14 ways to steal more moments with your teenager and soak up this last stage of home life with them.

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Creative Crafts for Girls From Target

Let creativity run rampant today and everyday. I am a total supporter of DIY crafting with my kiddos. However, with our busy schedule, sometimes it’s easier to get a craft kit for them to do. It saves me a load of time and still gives their clever minds something to do. And because Target is a place our family frequently visits and orders from, it tends to be one of my go-to places to find creative crafts, especially for my daughter. Keep reading to find some of my favorite suggestions for creative crafts for girls that they will love to stay busy with.

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Easy Cricut project tutorial for growth board.
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Cricut Project: Super Easy and Inexpensive Growth Board

I love the kind of DIY projects that are quick, easy, and turn out looking great. It’s as close to instant gratification as you can get in the crafting world. An extra bonus is if it is inexpensive an well. With that being said, here is a simple step-by-step tutorial that is all those things. It’s an adorable growth board you can easily make to measure your kids as they grow. It’s also a great Cricut project to give as a gift, and perfect if you don’t have a lot of time but want to give something thoughtful. I’ve also included the free PNG image to import into your Cricut Design Studio.

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Healthy Breakfast: Power Protein Oatmeal
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Healthy Breakfast Recipe for Power Protein Oatmeal

One of the best habits you can have to start your day off right is by eating a healthy breakfast. A nutrient rich meal in the morning has a positive affect on your energy levels and your ability to focus. Oatmeal is a great choice to have in the morning and this recipe for power protein oatmeal is full of added ingredients that pack a punch of extra vitamins and minerals to wake you up and keep you going. Find out just why breakfast makes your day better and get the full recipe below.

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Changeable Sign
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Easy Craft That You Can Change for Every Holiday

Ok, so I admit it. Besides Christmas I’m not so good at switching out my home decor for the different holidays throughout the year. In fact, half the time I don’t even bother. I think I can attribute this lack of effort to the stage of life I am in. In other words, raising five kids is enough work already so redecorating each month is way down my to-do list. However, this easy craft makes being festive for each holiday super simple because all you have to do is switch the cutout on the front! Keep reading for the tutorial.

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