Please, adults, don’t let your kids run crazy at the hotel

I started working at a local hotel in Albert Lea folding laundry for six glorious hours. It may not be for everyone, but for me, it’s fantastic. The general manager and assistant manager are both amazing. An accommodating and friendly experience is the goal of whole team. I have watched …

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How to begin restoring your relationship with your child.

I have shared our story of working to build back our relationship with Maddie. Our circumstances combined with our parenting had wounded her heart. We moved, had a baby and our life was anything but stable. Mark and I had a choice, we could blame it on our circumstances, attempt to …

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If my house looks like a tornado went through it, don’t yell at me, ask me if I’m ok!

When Mark and I got married eleven years ago we had pictures of what we thought marriage would like. He would get a job, work a 9-5, get paid and support us. I would work until we had kids and then I would become a homeschool mom. It sounded like …

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Five years later, does TJED work?

We always knew we wanted to create a different learning environment for our kids than we had growing up. We wanted their education to be different from a public, private or christian school. In one way or the other, Mark and I combined had experienced all three. We wanted a hands-on, …

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Celebrating Christmas with an Owlegories giveaway

*This post contains affiliated links http://shop.owlegories.com?rfsn=373421.ef11d, which means I may receive monetary compensation. We were given a DVD and plush toys to help facilitate our review.  All thoughts and opinions are our family’s and 100% honest. There is a war in our house this time every year. The stores start putting up Christmas …

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When the darkness pisses me off!

For years I shut out the pain of the world. It was too painful, too hurtful and honestly it is still painful and hurtful. It is still a place filled with evil and as a believer some days, most days, everyday I have to fight to make my way through …

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