Category Archives: Motivation

Loving my Singleton this TwinZone Tuesday

Loving my Singleton this TwinZone Tuesday

Today’s Twinzone Tuesday post is actually an empathetic salute to my singleton son. When all my friends were expecting their second child, I remember their excitement in preparing their older sibling, and I observed the trials and tribulations of many friends incorporating a newborn into the family and introducing them to the older sibling…..Sadly, veryRead More

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Family Friday: Change Your Name Day

Family Friday: Change Your Name Day

Today is “Change Your Name Day”. Have you ever wanted to change your name? Has your child ever walked around asking you to call them “Dinosar Matt” or “Princess Sofia” for the day? My mother changed her name when I was in middle school. Yes we really made up her last name! We combined herRead More

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Family Friday: Groundhog Day

Family Friday: Groundhog Day

February 2nd is Groundhog Day in the United States. The folklore goes that if the groundhog comes out of his hole and sees his shadow then he goes back into his burrow and it will be winter for six more weeks. If he comes out and stays out then winter will soon be ending. IRead More

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Family Friday: Your Favorite Part

Family Friday: Your Favorite Part

Every Friday we will share some ideas on how to improve your family values or life. The hope is that as you end a busy week and enter the weekend with your family that you can reflect on these ideas and connect as a family through them. If you ever come across something you thinkRead More

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Family Friday Posts are Back!

Family Friday Posts are Back!

Our Family Friday posts are back and I am so excited to put some new life into them. When I joined WiseMommies, I had these great plans for this continuing series but never really followed through with it regularly. So this year, I will give some parameter and focus on our Family Friday posts soRead More

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The 40 Year Gap

The 40 Year Gap

This is a continuation of my journey through the thoughts, feelings and experiences contemplating adding a third child to our family. My initial post provides a glimpse into the reality and the joke of this question for our family. If I have a third baby….we will have 40 years between us. I feel pretty awesomeRead More

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23 Reasons Why Having Twins is Double the Greatness

23 Reasons Why Having Twins is Double the Greatness

From my extreme shock of finding out I was pregnant with twins, them coming too soon, to toddler-hood, it’s been an adventure to say the least. Today is TwinZone Tuesday where we talk about twins and multiples: Here is my list of 23 reasons why having twins is double the greatness! 1) Twins are anRead More

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Would you like to become Wiser in 2015

Would you like to become Wiser in 2015

We would like to wish you a Happy New Year and encourage you to gain more wisdom in 2015. What is wisdom and how do you get wiser? According to Google, wisdom is the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgement; the quality of being wise. We want to encourage our readers to shareRead More

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How and Why to be Thankful for Laundry

How and Why to be Thankful for Laundry

Who loves doing laundry? How can one make laundry exciting or feel motivated to tackle never-ending piles of clothes to wash, fold, hang up and put away? I honestly love to serve my family, but these days I feel less like a serving wife and mother and more like a commercial establishment for laundering clothesRead More

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Homeopathic and Natural Cures for Pneumonia

Homeopathic and Natural Cures for Pneumonia

I had premature twins, I brought them home and a month later I was diagnosed with walking pneumonia. My experience of getting over walking pneumonia, which I struggled with for nearly 2 months, while caring for premature twins, was something of an unreal nightmare/disaster. You really don’t realize how important your health is until you loseRead More

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