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WHAT DO YOU SAY WHEN A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER LOSES A BABY?

How to help when someone losses a baby, WHAT DO YOU SAY WHEN A FRIEND…
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January 17, 2020

EASY Way to Fill In YOUR Family Tree!

Doing family history is an easy project and not just an idea you have, but…
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Is There Domestic Abuse or Violence In Your Life? Part 1

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January 9, 2020

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Oh, it's time for some family FUN!     This FUN game is called 100 and…
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June 11, 2019

How To Have Meaningful Dinnertime Conversations

It's so important to have the family talking and communicating but how to do it?…
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May 1, 2019

Playtime with Dry Beans and Small Toy Vehicles

Great indoor playtime activity for boredom buster, imaginative play and just plain fun! Beans &…
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July 12, 2018

How To Play Old Fashioned Hop Scotch

Hop Scotch Do you know How To Play Old Fashioned Hop Scotch?   I'll bet…
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July 12, 2018

Old Fashioned Game of Kick The Can

Get out and play a game of Kick The Can Do you ever just want…
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November 7, 2017

EASY Way For Family To SHOW Gratitude for EACH OTHER

A great way to express gratitude for what they have and also for each family…
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November 3, 2017

Ever Giving Gratitude Tree

Ever Giving Gratitude Tree Isn't this time of year crazy? It's hard to find ways…
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October 22, 2017

Part 2: Domestic Abuse and Violence Prevention

Anti Abuse and Violence Awareness and Prevention  Part 2 of Domestic Abuse or Violence is…
Grandparents and Summer FunFamily LifeLost Art of Relationships
June 15, 2017

WHY Should I Spend Time With MY Grand-kids?

What to do with your Grandkids this summer Strengthening bonds between grandparents and grandchildren of…
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April 23, 2016

Do NOT say M.O.M! – National Prevent Child Abuse Month

Mom's need a break TOO!  My husband, Stan traveled quite a lot while the kids were…
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January 11, 2016

Mom and Dad, You ARE Doing a GREAT Job!

  This is for all the dad's and mom's out there who are  who are…
Staying connected by sending gifts in a unique way through the mailFamily LifeLost Art of Relationships
June 4, 2015

Did You Know You Can Send THAT In the Mail?

Staying in touch through the mail Did You Know You Can Send THAT In the…
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April 19, 2015

A Kite and Why fhe Time?

Family time is the most important of all the items on our agenda.  Believe me,…
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April 13, 2015

This Is Not My Mommy – Being a Parent Can Be a Challenge….

Being a Parent CAN be a CHALLENGE! I had five kids in eight years and…
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August 4, 2014

Teaching the Value of Money, Part 4

Money freedom Do you know HOW to TEACH your older teen and adult children how…
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July 28, 2014

Teaching the Value of Money, Part 3

Teaching the Value of Money, Part 3 What are you teaching your teen(s) and young…
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July 7, 2014

Teaching the Value of Money, part 2

Teaching the Value of Money, part 2 It's NOT FREE you keep telling them. Is…
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June 27, 2014

Games To Play While Waiting

July brings parades, fireworks and so many fun activities for the family and friends.   …
The Value of MoneyFamily LifeLost Art of Relationships
June 23, 2014

Teaching the Value of Money, Part 1

Free Money How long do you plan to support your able bodied child(ren)? Teaching the…
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June 16, 2014

23 Life Guard Tips For Summer Fun

How To Have Fun And Be Safe At The Pool Summer Water Safety I do…
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May 23, 2014

Water Fun for All Ages!

Water Balloon Volley Ball Ready for summer fun? It's easy as 1-2-3, just come and…
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March 24, 2014

New Life With Baby

A New Life After Baby How does a baby change your life? Ahhh, the list…
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January 31, 2014

YUMMY Candy Bar Game

Family Game Night Game Time! Here is a quick, fun game for all ages to…
Parents Strike BackFamily LifeLost Art of Relationships
December 2, 2013

Parents Strike Back

PARENTS STRIKE BACK!  Just before Halloween, one of my sons played a trick on Stan…
Grandparents Corner & Family: Send 'em a little LoveFamily LifeLost Art of Relationships
October 4, 2013

Easy Way for Grandparents to Mail a Little Love

Send 'em a little Love Who said we have to wait for a birthday or…
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October 3, 2019

Be The Good And Give

    Family Time Lesson:  Be The Good And Give   OPENING PRAYER Take turns,…
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September 25, 2019

Let’s Find Your MANY Talents!

  All pictures, coloring pages, printables, mazes, word searches and all other helps and resources…
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March 21, 2019

Be Determined in GOOD Things!

Family Time Family Home Evening: Be Determined To Accomplish GOOD Things The purpose of Family…
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November 24, 2017

The Nativity: Jesus Christ, Our Savior’s Birth

  LESSON TIME: The Nativity: Jesus Christ, Our Savior's Birth 1- Begin with a SONG:…
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November 2, 2017

Be Kind To All Animals, They Are Gods Creations

Be Kind To All Animals, They Are God's Creations Family Time Family Home Evening: Be…
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January 23, 2015

Family Games = Bonding Time

Family members sees our time spent with them valuable and worth more than any amount…
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January 18, 2020

How To Make Going To A High School Dance Painless and Printables

Help with knowing what to do for a High School Dance Be sure to JOIN…
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January 17, 2020

Is There Domestic Abuse or Violence In Your Life? Part 1

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January 15, 2018

Help Me! It Is Time For The Dance, Now What Do I Do?

Part 3 Think about your clothing Girls remember to choose shoes wisely and have your…
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January 14, 2018

It Is Time For The Dance And Anxiety Has Arrived! Dating and Dance CheatSheet

Help with knowing what to do for a High School Dance   Part 2  PREPARATION…
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October 22, 2017

Part 2: Domestic Abuse and Violence Prevention

Anti Abuse and Violence Awareness and Prevention  Part 2 of Domestic Abuse or Violence is…
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March 26, 2015

How Do You Choose A Spouse?

For this post, I am suggesting ideas of how to choose a spouse: What do…
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March 20, 2015

Dating, Conversation Starters & WOW Ideas

Dating, Conversation Starters and 'Wow' Ideas Dating can be so fun.....or so ....uummm so dry. …
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March 18, 2015

OH, Are We On A Date?

 Are We On A Date? There are definite Do's and Don'ts to how to ask…
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March 16, 2015

To Date or Hang Out?

To Date or Hang Out In my novel, A Mother's Shadow, Emily and Harry 'court'…
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January 22, 2014

Teen Group Date and Party Ideas

Teen Activities & Group Games This is a FUN post for me today! With 5…
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January 17, 2020

Is There Domestic Abuse or Violence In Your Life? Part 1

Anti Abuse and Violence Awareness and Prevention Is There Domestic Abuse or Violence In Your…
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October 22, 2017

Part 2: Domestic Abuse and Violence Prevention

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August 24, 2015

34 Years!

Happy Anniversary! Despite telling Stan no twice when he asked me to marry him...even after…
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March 9, 2015

Happily Ever After…

Happily Ever After  Is there a happily ever after? What can contribute to making it…
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November 29, 2017

Kids Gifts and Avoiding the Dept Cliff

Do You Know How To Avoid The Debt Cliff This Holiday Season? Let's talk about…
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January 17, 2020

Is There Domestic Abuse or Violence In Your Life? Part 1

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June 20, 2019

How to best care for pets in the Summer

Pets can easily dehydrate or become sick or ill in the summertime because of the…
How to meet new neighbors can be awkward and difficult to know how to approach them, what to take and ideas that are useful. I have all of these covered for you, along with free tags and lots of ideas!Community and ServiceLost Art of Building Community and ServiceLost Art of Relationships
June 11, 2019

How To Welcome To The Neighborhood and 8 FREE Editable Tags

8 editable and fill-in tags with several ideas of how to use these tags with…
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July 12, 2018

Posters For Local Assisted Living Or Care Center

Kids of all ages can easily make general or themed posters or decorations for your…
Awesome Advice for Shopping Thrift Stores, Garage Sales and Yard SalesCommunity and ServiceLost Art of Relationships
May 27, 2018

How To Shop Yard and Garage Sales

How To Shop Yard and Garage Sales How to shop Garage Sales/Yard Sales Do you…
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April 9, 2018

What You Need To Know About Taking In A Meal They Will Want To Eat

What food to make and tips to make it easier on you and the person…
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October 22, 2017

Part 2: Domestic Abuse and Violence Prevention

Anti Abuse and Violence Awareness and Prevention  Part 2 of Domestic Abuse or Violence is…
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August 27, 2017

Service to the Animal Shelter

Being Kind to Animals I have a cat. Do I cuddle with my cat? No.…
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January 30, 2017

EASY Neighborhood Hot Cocoa Bar

EASY Neighborhood Hot Cocoa Bar You too can set up an easy Hot Cocoa bar…
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August 7, 2015

How To Host A Neighborhood/Block Party

How to host a neighborhood block party Grab the kiddos, get the neighbors and Let's…
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May 10, 2015

Vickie and Circle The Wagons

  Vickie Years ago when I was thinking through A Mother's Shadow and the direction…
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October 20, 2014

‘Anything For A Friend’ Fund Raiser

Becky and Brenda  I am so lucky to have one of the nicest ladies you…
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July 25, 2014

Mind your Ps and Qs and The Old Print Shop

The Printing Shop was the center of all information Welcome to the Print Shop and…
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July 10, 2014

Pets Do The Darnest Things and Homemade Doggy Biscuits

THANKFUL FOR PETS While growing up my sisters and I raised ‘bummer lambs’ (the orphaned…
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June 16, 2014

23 Life Guard Tips For Summer Fun

How To Have Fun And Be Safe At The Pool Summer Water Safety I do…
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December 12, 2013

2nd Sunday Open House Dinner

Second Sunday! It was another great Sunday dinner with terrific friends and neighbors.  Once a…
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July 22, 2013

Mountain Men Rendezvous of the 1830s

Life of a Trapper in the 1800's Do you know the reason for the Mountain…
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July 18, 2013

Pioneer Games and Fun

What did the pioneer children and adults do for entertainment? Before play stations, electronics and…