Author: The Decent Mom

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The Inevitable Mom Friends

If she’s not in your life now either she has been before or she will be. Your Inevitable Friend. She’s the one you honestly don’t like and wouldn’t want to talk to. But your kids are in class together and have chosen to be best friends. Or she sits next to you in the office…
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Save Money This Summer And Still Have Fun!

Summer is here and the kids are out of school. You work so hard, and deserve a vacation yourself! We want to use our money for fun…not just bills! There are some easy tips that you can use this summer to save money this summer and keep that hard-earned cash in your pocket. You won’t…
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Back To Basics (Money Edition)

You know you’ve got to get a grip on your finances and save money. Saving money is never easy, especially when you are living paycheck to paycheck. Maybe you are like many families and spent just a bit too much during Christmas? The holidays are over and it’s time to sit down and look at…
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Enjoy Your Staycation

Not every family has the funds or desire to go on a vacation. Do you blame them? Most of the time when you get back from a vacation you are exhausted and need another vacation…but alas it’s time to get back to work. This year consider the frustration, time and money you’ll save with a…
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Mama, Volunteer!

People want change. They want to make the world a better place, but don’t know where to start. The best way to make that change is easy and immediate: volunteer. Finding the time to volunteer can be hard, especially for a Mom who works full time. When you find something that you are passionate about,…
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Flu Prep Your Family Today!

In Texas, Hunt ISD closed an entire school due to the flu. ¬†According to the Superintendent, Dr. Dockery, over 1/3 of the school was diagnosed with the flu and 5 staff members were also diagnosed. Flu prep needs to start today! Whether or not you decide to vaccinate your family, there are things you can…
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Your Mom Soul Mate

Meeting new friends is a lot like dating. You are spending time and energy looking for that one special friend…your Mom Soul Mate. Someone you can share your life with and raise your kids together to be one big family. When I left the military to be a stay at home Mom I thought “Ah,…
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Survive the Loss of a Pet

Losing a pet, who is more like a family member, is devastating. You can survive the loss of a pet. Grief takes time and is a lot of hard work. In 2007 I lost my daughter, Lahna, to a chromosome disorder. It was understandably the worst thing I had ever gone through and ripped my…
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5 Tools Every Mom Should Use

It’s 2017 and things can be busy and hectic for Mamas. Luckily, there are more tools than ever to help you get work done quickly. How do you choose the best possible tool for the job? I’ll give you 5 tools every Mom should use in her arsenal.