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Essential Self-Care for Parents of Special Needs Children

If you're a parent, you know that fatigue is a constant battle. Whether it's from chasing after kids all day or simply from the stress of parenting, fatigue can take a serious toll on your body and mind. This is even more true when you're a parent of special needs children. That's why it's important… Continue reading Essential Self-Care for Parents of Special Needs Children

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Flight of the Monarch Warmer

Intricate florals frame a butterfly in motion, all etched into porcelain and illuminated by a warm, subtle glow. The pattern wraps around the full body of the warmer, so it looks lovely from any angle! From Feb. 1 to July 31, 2022, we'll donate $9.50 from each sale to the Scentsy Family Foundation, a 501(c)(3)… Continue reading Flight of the Monarch Warmer

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Making Decisions and Answering to People

One of the first questions I always get asked when I tell people about something new in my life is "Why" and if I am being honest, a lot of the time it comes off really judgmental. I know it's a part of human nature to be curious about everything but the judgment is a… Continue reading Making Decisions and Answering to People

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How to Safeguard Your Family Against Nature-Deficit Disorder

This article is written and submitted by Emily Graham from Mighty Moms. Image via Pexels Nature-Deficit Disorder refers to the idea that kids these days are so disconnected from the outdoors that they’re suffering as a result. With video games being more popular than ever, not to mention the rise of binge-watching on streaming networks,… Continue reading How to Safeguard Your Family Against Nature-Deficit Disorder

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Rebranding My Website

I'm sure most of you have noticed some changed here at OCM. First being the name/URL. I have decided to change my URL/name to better fit with my other social media accounts. My YouTube channel name is Lena Ralene and my Instagram account is @lenaralene. Because of this I have changed my website name to… Continue reading Rebranding My Website

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How to Support and Encourage Your Child’s Long-Term Development – Guest Post

They say that when you’re a parent, the days are long and the years are short. Your kid will quickly grow up before your eyes, and the choices you make each and every day make a massive difference in how they develop. To better understand your child’s stages and how to support them, look into… Continue reading How to Support and Encourage Your Child’s Long-Term Development – Guest Post

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My Journey with Hospice

I get asked a lot why and how I chose the hospice field, especially considering I am a very emotional person. So today's blog is going to go into detail about this as well as talk a little about what I do for the hospice agency that I am currently volunteering for. I posted a… Continue reading My Journey with Hospice

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Guest Post – How Fortune 500 Companies Can Help Your Kids Eat More Vegetables

Todays post is another amazing piece from Emily at Mighty Moms! Encouraging your kids to eat more vegetables can sometimes feel as intense as a high-stakes negotiation between Fortune 500 companies. Actually, that’s not a fair comparison -- corporate takeovers are probably easier. However, there are a few tricks you can take from the boardroom… Continue reading Guest Post – How Fortune 500 Companies Can Help Your Kids Eat More Vegetables