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Posts Tagged ‘kids’

Feature: Survival Guide for Parents in School
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Feature: Survival Guide for Parents in School
23
May

When you become a parent, every thing changes. And your time in education as a parent is no different. When my oldest daughter was 8 months old, I went back to school. I had completed my bachelor’s degree while working several jobs and imagined going to get my master’s degree while just staying home would be a […]

Summer 2015: A Dad’s Perspective on Homeschooling
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Summer 2015: A Dad’s Perspective on Homeschooling
20
May

A few women have shared with me their desire to homeschool and the disappointment they feel because their husbands are opposed to it. They then want my advice on how to handle their spouse’s opposition. My initial reaction is to encourage them with how my husband, Chris, was very much opposed to homeschooling at first, […]

Summer 2015: Families & Fatherhood
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Summer 2015: Families & Fatherhood
20
May

Prior to the industrial revolution, fathers often worked side by side with their sons and instructed their children in spiritual values. Soon, fathers left their farms and headed to the factories. Fourteen- to 16-hour workdays set the stage for the absentee father. Eventually, fathers came to be regarded as merely breadwinners who fulfilled their paternal […]

Saving money with the art of laundry
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Saving money with the art of laundry
26
Aug

A few years ago, I began making my family’s laundry detergent for a few different reasons–one of the most lucrative factors being the money saved, of course. We were a single-income family then with a sensitive-skinned infant in cloth diapers. After a few months of unknowingly washing my diapers incorrectly (a disaster that takes several […]

Go Momma Playgroup
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Go Momma Playgroup
12
May

Sponsorships may have changed over the years for what is now Go Momma Playgroup, but the mission remains the same: for mommies and children alike to build lifelong memories, connections and friendships. Children get to practice social skills and moms receive a network for advice and friendships by attending play dates and moms night out. […]

MOMS Club
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MOMS Club
12
May

Serving moms and their children from Ozark, Nixa, Republic and South Springfield, MOMS Club of Ozark seeks to give moms a support system and adult interaction mixed with fun activities and friendships to entertain their children. Don’t worry about toting a diaper bag to any of the club’s meetings or events as children are welcome […]