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MJ at Pars Caeli

Between the candy overload of October and the present overload of December, November is the perfect time for families to focus on what they have to be thankful for.  And today’s free download is just the tool you need to help! Simply print and keep near the dinner table, then pick a “thankful conversation starter” […]

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Question for you guys – do your kids put away their own laundry? I recently mentioned in my post on our Kids’ Responsibility & Money Management Kit that my 4 and 5 year old get themselves dressed, brush their own teeth and make their own breakfast each morning and have been doing so for over […]

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I’m so excited to have our resident graphic designer, MJ, back today with an ENTIRE FREE PRINTABLE PACK that I just know you’re going to love! The idea of these printables are to use them to start a new 1st day of school photo tradition that allows you to document not only the kiddos’ super […]

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Scavenger hunts and reading make the perfect pair. Discovering new stories, interesting characters, or a great series builds your child’s love for literature as well as her motivation to become an independent reader. As parents we want to grow our children’s interest in reading but sometimes feel like we’ve run out of ideas on how to do just that. […]

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Big announcement today guys – we’ve got ourselves a new MPMK contributor! MJ is an amazing graphic artist who’s going to be creating a bunch of lovely printables for us in the coming months. She’s also an endlessly creative blogger and mom of three just like me! (The mom of three part – I can only strive to her […]

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