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Save time by streamlining dinner – with Allison Schaaf
homemaking

Save time by streamlining dinner – with Allison Schaaf

Dinner is the most important family time we have every day, but often we go into it harried and exhausted, hectically getting food on the table with no energy left. In this 38-minute workshop, Allison Schaaf and Mystie Winckler give several suggestions for simple changes to make to your meal routines to eliminate decision fatigue…

Homemaking is an occupation
homemaking

Homemaking is an occupation

Pesky paperwork, asking obnoxious questions. If you stay home, what is your listed occupation? What do you fill into that occupation blank at the doctor’s office, at therapy, on your tax return? Is homemaker a legitimate occupation or should you just leave it blank? Even as someone who earns money on the side, I write…

Fixing Mom Burnout
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Fixing Mom Burnout

Moms often experience burnout, but we can address the issues at play and not give in to the temptation to give up. If you’ve been homeschooling for a few years, you’ve probably felt it, and probably around this time of the year. Even if you aren’t homeschooling, still the temptation rears its ugly head. Burnout….