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This creamy ham and potato soup recipe is a family favorite passed down from Grandma. This potato soup recipe is perfect for a chilly day; it is literally comfort food in a bowl. *My kids love this recipe!

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Absolutely simple Valentine gifts for teens #valentines #parenting #modernparenting #teens Great list of EASY gift ideas for your teen or tween to say you care!

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Best steak chili EVER! This slow cooker recipe is so SIMPLE to make. It is perfect for a quiet evening at home or for hosting a family party. Plus you can freeze leftovers for an easy weeknight dinner on a school night. *This is one of my go-to dinners that the whole family loves. Perfect comfort food.

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The best portion of your life will be the

small nameless moments

you spend smiling with someone who matters to you.

—Rita Ghatourey

Amazing Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

WINTER COMFORT FOOD

Your Home Will Smell Like Heaven with This Amazing Crock Pot Beef and Noodles Recipe

This crockpot beef and noodles recipe makes dinner easy. Whip these five ingredients together (Hint: They’re not what you’d expect!) and you’re done. Best beef stew ever. Your family will be BEGGING for more. It’s literally comfort in a bowl.

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We believe in letting go of “supposed to,” creating an intentionally crafted family life, and embracing small moments. When you say no to everyday norms, you say YES to joy.

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We believe it is important to make time the gift it is. Find creative present ideas that focus on experiences over things. Time is non-refundable, so let’s use it with intention.

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in the Chaos

How To Escape “Busy” And Connect With Your Kids

If the ticking of the clock (or the ping of your phone) has been guiding you and your family for far too long, it’s time to escape. Here’s the answer to connecting with your kids and finding UnBusy moments within the chaos.

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2019-01-11T16:46:59-06:00
If the ticking of the clock (or the ping of your phone) has been guiding you and your family for far too long, it’s time to escape. Here’s the answer to connecting with your kids and finding UnBusy moments within the chaos. READ POST
7 Fun Family Dinner Ideas - Pizza night with simple frozen cheese pizzas that you can top with all kinds of combinations in quadrants before baking. #familydinner #simplerecipe #recipe #dinner #dinnertime #pizza #pizzarecipe *Love this list of easy, kid-friendly ideas for super

7 Fool-Proof Ways to Make Dinnertime the Best Part of Your Day

From frantic meals in the car on the way to soccer, to miserably silent dinners when my partner and I were too stressed to talk, to loudly chaotic dinners as everyone at the table (the kids AND me) dissolved into tears over the nightly picky eating battle. Sound familiar? Then you and I are new BFFs.

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2019-01-11T16:57:31-06:00
7 Fun Family Dinner Ideas - Pizza night with simple frozen cheese pizzas that you can top with all kinds of combinations in quadrants before baking. #familydinner #simplerecipe #recipe #dinner #dinnertime #pizza #pizzarecipe *Love this list of easy, kid-friendly ideas for super
From frantic meals in the car on the way to soccer, to miserably silent dinners when my partner and I were too stressed to talk, to loudly chaotic dinners as everyone at the table (the kids AND me) dissolved into tears over the nightly picky eating battle. Sound familiar? Then you and I are new BFFs. READ TIPS

How to Encourage Moments of Wonder While Traveling With Your Family

The older I grow, the more I realize that the moments of wonder I have found the most profound are the truly simple ones. They often involve engaging with my environment in a way that brings me a sense of awe. And yet, these moments of wonder are easily overlooked.

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2019-01-11T17:01:23-06:00
The older I grow, the more I realize that the moments of wonder I have found the most profound are the truly simple ones. They often involve engaging with my environment in a way that brings me a sense of awe. And yet, these moments of wonder are easily overlooked. READ TIPS

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