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DIY Felt Quiet Books

This post likely contains affiliate links which may earn me commissions should you click on them and take certain actions. I am always looking for quiet toys for my kids to bring to church each week. There are a lot of cute quiet books online that are just too expensive. I actually bought two pretty basic ones that were decently priced but my kids don’t really like them much. This is why I decided to …

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7 Tips to Help You Save Money and Live More Frugally

I am not an expert in the area of budgeting and saving money. But I am someone who lives frugally and manages to save money despite a fairly meager¬†income. I offer the following tips as strategies that have worked for me. I will also link to other sources that agree with these strategies, and who may be considered “experts”. 1. Set up a monthly budget I’m sure many of you already keep a monthly budget. …

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4 Ways to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

I often catch myself comparing myself to others. Or getting discouraged because someone else is better at something than me. It makes me feel bad. Like I should give up. Even though I know I shouldn’t This is always a huge hit to my self-esteem too! We need to stop being so hard on ourselves. I came up with 4 ways to stop comparing yourself to others. You are YOU While we may have similarities …

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What is General Conference?

Tomorrow is the first day of the bi-annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints! If you have friends who belong to the “Mormon” church, you may have heard of it. But do you know what is all about? That’s what I want to tell you! What is General Conference? Each April and October we have a chance to hear from our church leaders. We believe that there are prophets today, …

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Worries and Hopes of a Special Needs Mom

I am a special needs mom. Every day I worry about my child. I also have a lot of hopes for her and her world. I often feel outspoken and misunderstood as a special needs mom. This is why I wanted to write this post. To hopefully shed some light on what it is like. We are often faced with challenges in life. Sometimes they are things that we thought would never happen to us. …

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