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6 Ways to Switch Up Your Tired Bedtime Story Routine

Once upon a time, there was a mommy who was pulling her hair out… To say I have read Spider-Man: Trapped by the Green Goblin! HUNDREDS of times at bedtime is not an over exaggeration. Other frequent encores include The Little Engine That Could, Good Night Moon (of course), Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes, Mighty Machines and By the Light of the Halloween Moon, […]


A Real-Life Lesson in Problem-Solving YOU Weren’t Taught

Thank you to The Parenting Shift for sponsoring this post. I was  recently  walking through Trader Joe’s with my 6-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son when I had a “moment.” You know what I’m talking about… the “moment” when you question your sanity for becoming a parent. You question the sleepless nights, the tears, the meltdowns and drama. […]

Amelia Island

Evacuating A Hurricane With Children

I have ever never experienced a Hurricane before. I’m from Kentucky, so we are used to tornados, which are equally as terrifying. A tornado happens so quickly, though. The sirens go off and you pretty much run into the basement or some underground shelter and hope for the best. Usually takes about 30 minutes at […]


Unsightly Leg Veins :: What Moms Need to Know

Brought to you by the Coastal Vein Aesthetic Institute in Jacksonville Perhaps you see spider veins on your legs, or maybe even some varicose veins. You feel more tired than usual, but figure that’s because nighttime leg cramps and restless leg symptoms are waking you up too often. The same thing happened to your mom, so […]

Shine Women's Conference

Shine Women’s Conference at Celebration Church

Brought to you by Celebration Church Shine is the annual women’s conference at Celebration Church in Jacksonville, FL and an expression of Sisterhood, Celebration’s ministry to women. Shine exists so that women at every stage of life can understand their full potential and learn to walk in their true, God-given identity. Each year at Shine women […]