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Chelsy Theriault

Chelsy Theriault

My name is Chelsy and I am a single mother. I have one beautiful daughter of whom I care for full-time. She is the light of my life, the blessing of my soul and the vanquisher of all sanity. We spend a lot of time together.

4 Secrets for a Healthy Bedtime Routine

4 Secrets for a Healthy Bedtime Routine

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Bedtime routines and rituals are important for most children in establishing positive sleep patterns and in developing a sense of security and stability. Establishing a bedtime routine can also provide predictability and a comforting, familiar…

Teach Your Kids to Save Money

Teach Your Kids to Save Money

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  It is unfortunate that our educational systems do not focus as intently as they should on teaching children the value of earning and spending money. Fortunately, as parents, we can help our children understand…

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The Benefits of Stretching

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Our bodies are built to be flexible but there are days, especially as parents, that we feel anything but bendy and fluid. If you find yourself struggling to grab something you’ve dropped on the floor,…

Connect With Your Child

Connect With Your Child (but don’t overdo it)

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We live in such a weird time – while we feel more connected to the rest of the world than ever before, we are slowly becoming disconnected from those around and closest to us. Unfortunately,…

How Exercise Will Improve Your Overall Health 2

How Exercise Will Improve Your Overall Health

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Regular exercise is often touted as a way to “stay in shape” or “keep fit”. The truth is, exercising will do more for your health than just change your appearance. Here are several excellent reasons…

Planning a Backyard BBQ Party

Planning a Backyard BBQ Party

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There is no better way to usher in the warmer weather than by dusting off your barbecue and grilling as many of your meals as possible. Barbecuing is a popular past-time and a great opportunity…

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4 Ways to Manage a Meltdown

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Meltdowns, temper tantrums, throwing fits – there are no words that elicit more dread to a parent than these. When our children lose control we often feel that the only course of action is to…

Celebrate Spring (Because it’s FINALLY here!)

Celebrate Spring (Because it’s FINALLY here!)

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Depending on which hemisphere you reside, you may have experienced a long, harsh winter. I know I did, and I have been anxiously waiting for that final, dirty pile of snow to disappear forever (or…

Happy {Single} Mother's Day

Happy {Single} Mother’s Day

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I am a single mother and have been since before my daughter was born. There’s a thought I came across that sums up the experience perfectly: I pretend that being a single mother is not…

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Genuine Happiness Comes from Within

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Life isn’t always the sweetest candy. Sometimes, when I feel like the world is just too heavy, I look around and see people who live fascinating and wonderful lives despite a busy and stressful life.…

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