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Book Review: Precious Moments Little Book of Easter Blessings

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Easter time is filled with God’s love! The Easter season is bursting with fun—baskets full of goodies, hunts for colored eggs, and bright spring flowers. Take time to show your little one that the very best part of Easter is Jesus! Through the classic Precious Moments® artwork, fun poems, and sweet prayers and Bible verses, Precious Moments Little Book of Easter Blessings will help your children understand that Jesus is alive and that He loves them so much! My Review: I know... no one is even thinking about Easter yet!  I mean Valentines Day is still a few weeks away so why should I post an Easter thing already?   Well, I just know Easter always creeps up quickly on us.  I also, LOVE LOVE LOVE Easter.  Easter is such a good celebration and I love reflecting on the power of my Jesus!  Oh and spring is my favorite season because we start saying goodbye to cold winter and snow.   This is an adorable board book that has 32 pages of truth for your little ones.  If you love Precious Moments art t…

The Handy Mom’s Easy Guide to Diagnosing a Non-Working Toilet

The moment that you realize that your toilet is not flushing is never a pleasant one. Whether you are going to be having dinner guests over in a few hours or are expecting a house full of children directly after school, busy families can’t be bothered with broken toilets. There is the option of calling a plumber right away if you find that your toilet won’t flush, but you can also try to fix it on your own and save a bit of money. If you are an active mom who doesn’t shy away from jobs big or small, this practical guide to fishing a non-working toilet will help you get your bathroom back in order again.
Finding What Part of the Toilet Isn’t Working

If a toilet won’t flush that means that the flush handle isn’t engaged. There has to be a certain amount of pressure present in order to make all of the components of a toilet work. So, your first action is going to be tracing the flush handle to ensure that all parts of the toilets are working as they should. Take the lid off of the tank an…

How to Create a Nursery on a Budget

Designing the perfect nursery for your new arrival doesn’t have to cost a fortune. With a bit of creativity and a little know-how, you can create a nursery on a budget that looks as chic as it is cheap. If you’re currently pregnant and ready to get started on your nursery, read on for some simple tips. Then, let us know how much money you managed to save in the comments.
Look at Convertible Cribs

Your new baby will need to have their own place to sleep, however, there’s no need to buy a regular crib unless you are planning on having more children. Instead, look into buying a convertible crib. These grow with your child as they get older, so can be used for a baby and then converted into a toddler-sized bed. Some manufacturers advertise their cribs as convertible and will ship their furniture with all the accessories, whereas others will ask you to pay more for the additional features. Either of these options is good.
Don’t Worry About Baby Bedding

Baby bedding may look adorable, but aside…

The Marriage Manual: 3 Secrets To A Happy And Lasting Marriage

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Well, you have gone and done it! You’ve stood across from the love of your life and made your vows in front of your family, friends, and God. You’ve entered into the contract of marriage, but while it may be a solemn contract, that certainly doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t be fun. It’s strange how many newlyweds expect life to undergo some kind of seismic shift upon tying the knot, assuming that their lives will not become a pattern of domestic drudgery with pleasure, intimacy and fun going out the window and that elusive spark between you fading away until you either can’t stand the sight of each other or are happy to tick over despite the grinding mutual resentment. Happily, the truth is that marriage is neither a ball and chain nor a grueling assault course. But like anything worth having, a marriage needs to be maintained.




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Why do so many marriages fail?

There are many reasons why people get divorced and it would be disingenuous to suggest that the times we live in didn…

How to Introduce Children to the Wonders of Photography

Childhood is the perfect time for kids to be introduced to hobbies of all kinds. It gives them a greater understanding of their own likes and dislikes, it helps them to build interest and passion in certain areas, and it helps them to build all kinds of wonderful skills. When it comes to what hobbies you should be introducing them to, photography is one that sits near the top of the list. Not only is there skill involved, which they can learn to perfect, but it also helps them to slow down, appreciate their surroundings, and look for the beauty and interest in life.

If you’ve been wanting to introduce your child to photography but you’re not sure how to go about it, here are some tips to help you out.
Start with the Right Equipment

Most hobbies require some sort of specialized equipment or tools and photography is no different. While you don’t have to go out and purchase a top-of-the-line camera for your child, you may want to invest in a good-quality camera that can act as the “family c…

Ways To Make Food Fun For Fussy Eaters

Every parent of small children has a different experience of raising their kids, but the one thing that the majority of parents have in common is having to deal with fussy eaters. Although as babies, children tend to eat pretty much anything that’s put in front of them, as they begin to get older, they start to become a lot pickier, sometimes refusing food before they’ve even tasted it. It can become frustrating for parents, and easy for arguments and tantrums to occur. Here are some great ways to make food more fun for fussy eaters, which in turn will persuade them to eat better.

Make It Colorful
Bright, colorful foods are naturally more appealing to children, and look a lot more interesting on a plate than beige and brown food. By focusing on making sure there is at least some color on your child’s plate, you can entice them to be more interested in the meal as a whole and to sit down and try what you are offering. As a bonus, the more colorful foods tend to be the ones that are heal…

Ways to Help Your Kids Succeed at School

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As parents, we all want what’s best for ort kids; we want them to do well, get an excellent education and eventually enter a career that they will love and which brings them many rewards.

It is, only natural then, that we want to do everything we can to help our children succeed in school. The good news is, whether your child goes to a public school, a private institution or even an international school, there are numerous ways you can help them to do well. Here are just a few of the best ways you, as a parent, can assist them:


Meet Their Teachers

If you can find a way to meet your children’s’ teachers at the start of a new school way, then take it. Why? Because if you let them know that you want to do everything you can to assist with your kid’s’ education and you make it clear that they can contact you anytime with any issues that might be going on, then you’ll always get a heads up and you’ll be able to work with them to sort out the problem.


Help Them with Their Homework


If…