Letters from LYDIA

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Holiday Traditions

What traditions do your family observe or implement, year after year? Who makes the turkey at Thanksgiving? Who puts up the star each year on the tree? Where do the stockings go? Who do you celebrate at Christmas time? hanksgiving: In my family, we use my...

Personal Bookkeeping

We have covered writing checks, balancing a checkbook, and even budgeting before in previous posts. This time, we are going to go over personal bookkeeping. Why? Because being able to keep your own ledger can help you budget your finances as well as itemize properly...

Busy-ness

We have been very busy the past few weeks, moving the household, arranging our furniture, and getting back on track with our schedules. Routines are very important, not just for the children but for yourselves. With a “fluid” routine, you know what’s coming up for the...

On Shaving

Many times throughout our lives as men, it is necessary for us to shave. Reasons for shaving can range from military service to job/safety requirements. While there are some articles that say having facial hair may help land you a job (having to do with taking risks,...

A Maintained Home

How do we get through each day, maintaining our lives and balance? How do you, our clients, our readers, our support, make it through each day? One of the ways we can strengthen our own well-being is by keeping a maintained home. For some of us, that will mean we...

A Different Perspective

This was “Wow” – just wow. https://www.facebook.com/LeadRockstarGraybill/posts/10100227182017551 It’s okay. It’s okay to be tired. It’s okay to struggle to adjust. It’s okay. Mama, we’re here for you. Let us walk with you. Daddy, you won’t have that same memory, but...

Intentional Parenting: Bonding with Your Children

Working on parenting class materials, I came across this little gem via Pinterest. For those of you who don’t know what Pinterest is, or Pin, it’s a smorgasbord of goodies to share. Articles, blog posts, activities, books – almost anything you might need or be...

Intentional Parenting: Just a Note

Congratulations, Mama. Congratulations, Daddy. You made it to the weekend. School, camp or daycare is over for the week. It’s time to hang out with your kids, run errands, enjoy friends and family – however you spend your weekend. Just a quick note. Be intentional. Be...

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