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Must Have Monday #3: Week of 5/25

Memorial Day, What We Are Celebrating Welcome back to another episode of Must Have Monday!  Today is a special Monday in the sense that it is a holiday.  Today is Memorial Day.  And I thought it would be appropriate to dedicate this MHM to Memorial Day.   Now, I am not sure if many of you even know what …

social distancing, coronavirus, cancelations
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Social Distancing: 7 Strategies on How to Support Your College (or High School) Students

Social distancing got you down?  What about your kiddos?  Wondering when this coronavirus outbreak is going to end? This is a crazy time and I keep thinking that this is all a dream but I do not seem to be waking up from it Any. Time. Soon.   So obviously, if you have not heard by now most of our …

empty nested syndrome, sadness
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Everything You Need to Know About Symptoms of Empty Nest Syndrome (So you can begin to heal)

Empty nest syndrome?  Is that a real thing?  Yes, I know it sounds crazy and it sounds like something I just made up however, I did not.  It is not a disease but more of a feeling that we have as adults when our kiddos leave the nest.  That empty feeling we have inside when we look around our …

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5 Ways to Spend Time with Your College Kid on Holiday Break

So, it’s that wonderful time of year and for most of us “empty nesters” we received our Christmas gifts early, in the form of our precious babies coming home from college. Thank you Jesus! I am the luckiest mama in the world right now! I get to spend the next four weeks with my overgrown, …