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How you can support the Historically 5 Black Churches in The United States recently burned

According to a recent article on Fast company, Black churches don’t have the resources of the French state, the support of billionaires, or the attention of the world to bolster their cause, but you can help and here’s how: Donate to the verified GoFundMe campaign. The money raised is to be distributed equally among the three century-old churches: St. Mary ...

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Parents, save up: It costs this much to raise a kid – CBS News

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? This is quite interesting. $233,000 to raise a child to age 17! Personally, I think that’s on the low end. We’re already $40,000 in for private childcare/preK etc. AND SHE’S ONLY 5!! Also, when you add in private lessons, extracurricular activities, clubs, etc. I think it’s closer to 15-20,000 per year. And that’s if ...

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The Run and Hide Generation: Talking to your a kindergartner about Active School Shooters.

It hit me yesterday for the first time. I suddenly realized that I had been mentally preparing for something that I wasn’t ready to share with our sweet little five-year old daughter. I knew it was time to have a very difficult conversation on the Anniversary of the Parkland Shooting. I just couldn’t believe that my daughter was now a ...

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The Government Shut-Down Mom’s Guide to Self-Care #Budget #federalworkers

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How to Rejuvenate Yourself |My Day at Rejuvenation Day Spa

I recently realized that I was out of touch with the different levels of self-care. I had become accustomed to maneuvering through traffic arriving ten minutes early for a massage or reflexology only to jump right back into the busy world of viola and Taekwondo classes for my son. When I sat down with Shari, joint owner of Rejuvenation Day ...

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The Invisible Workload of Motherhood is killing me

Ask any mom about the invisible workload of motherhood and she knows exactly what you’re talking about. It’s the things we do for our families that are necessary but go completely unnoticed. The endless list of small tasks that would only ever draw attention if they didn’t happen. The mental weight of doing it all, remembering it all, feeling every emotion in ...

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Garden Yoga For Kids #Backtoschool

Yoga can help children develop better self-awareness, focus, learn to relax and unwind. When preparing to go back to school there’s always so much to get done and it can get a bit hectic. Why not take some time, unwind and introduce your kiddos to Yoga. Here are some of our favorite poses… Pretend to be a Tree Tree pose. ...

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Creating Lasting #Disney Memories | The planning process

One of the greatest things we can do for our children as parents is give them life long memories they can love and appreciate for years to come. This year we decided to plan a very special 5th birthday trip. Usually I make all the arrangements for any vacation, but this year we decided to hire a private vacation Disney ...

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Summer Is Here| 6 Things Every Mom Should Do #beauty

As I was reflecting today I realized that I was in dire need to do some things for myself to keep me focused, driven, renewed and refreshed for me and my family.  It dawned on me that we school is officially over and we are jumping into a busy hustle and bustle of kid summer activities. Before you know it, ...

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Why self-care is important on Mother’s Day and throughout the year | #HappyMothersDay

Before children and a husband I never really thought about self-care. It was truly something that I did all the time just for me. If it meant going to the spa monthly, getting my nails, hair and a pedicure… it was just a way of life, something I did. I’m sure many moms can relate. I can’t even tell you ...

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