Keeping (or not) kids' memorabilia and keepsakes. Image of a boy and a girl working on a scrapbook together.
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Tips for Keeping (or Not Keeping) Kids’ Memorabilia

The older our kids get, the more stuff they seem to have. The dilemma is: What do I do with it? What is the solution? I think the solution depends on the family. Here are some strategies I use in dealing with memorabilia from our kids. When I use the term memorabilia I am referring… Continue reading Tips for Keeping (or Not Keeping) Kids’ Memorabilia

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At Home, Personal Enrichment

The Magic of 15 Minutes

Do you want to get things accomplished in your home and personal life, yet feel like you never have the time? I can relate to that! We each have 24 hours every day. We need to wisely decide how we will spend our time, for we cannot get time back once it is spent. When… Continue reading The Magic of 15 Minutes

My friend, the timer-managing my day with a the aid of a timer. Image of a timer set for 15 minutes.
At Home, Personal Enrichment

My Friend, the Timer

My timer is one of my best friends. My timer is a friend who helps me just about every day, usually multiple times a day. Our kids don't call it "the timer." When they ask me if they can use it, they refer to it as "your timer." I use my timer to help keep… Continue reading My Friend, the Timer

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Faith, Family, Prayers

Simple Family Evening Prayer Time

Why we pray together Before my husband and I got married we talked a lot about what we wanted our life to be like when we got married. Our Catholic faith was one important part of our lives. (We actually met at church!) We prayed together as a couple. We went to Mass together. We… Continue reading Simple Family Evening Prayer Time