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4 Ways Moms Can Find Some “Me Time”

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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    Welcome back to Homeschool Freedom Fridays!  This week, with Mother’s Day coming up, Pat is sharing four ways moms can create some quality “me time” in life.  It doesn’t matter what stage of life you’re in…you’ll find these tips applicable and helpful if you put them into play…   Homeschool Freedom Friday Takeaways […]

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Got Bone loss? Good news for older women

Jane Hersey

Jane Hersey

Jane Hersey is the National Director of the Feingold Association of the United States and the author of Why Can’t My Child Behave? A former teacher and Head Start consultant, she has testified before the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Congress about diet and behavior. She frequently lectures at education associations, hospitals, medical groups, universities, and schools.
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As they age, women are especially susceptible to bone loss. But new research shows that it might be effectively prevented — at low cost and without the risk of side effects that come with some medicines. To simulate the condition of menopause, researchers at Emory University School of Medicine and Georgia State University used female […]

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My Word of the Year for 2017 is Joy! Can't wait to see what the Lord does with that one... What's yours?

Word of The Year for 2017

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Oh, how I am anticipating the coming year! Not trying to rush things, mind you, or living for the future, but oh-so-very-excited about what may be in store. Or at least content that my attitude is off to a good start. Because my Word of the Year for 2017 is Joy!   You see, I’m […]

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It’s All About You

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Today I’m speaking to you, moms. Directly to you. Do Not Pass “Go”. Do Not (sadly) Collect $200. But, hopefully, you will gain so much more!

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Finding the Pieces – What Jigsaw Puzzles Have Taught Me About Life

Cathi Brandon

Cathi Brandon

Cathi Brandon, originally from New York City, has claimed Tucson, AZ as home for the past 25 years. Her passion for helping kids of all abilities achieve their full potential is realized through her position as an occupational therapy assistant in her local school district. She's been married for 23 years and her only child will be heading off to college in western PA in August 2016.
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Assembling jigsaw puzzles has been a lifelong recreation for me. As a child, I remember the excitement of getting a brand new puzzle. What a treasure! It was, I often thought this might have been how God felt at the beginning of creation: how will I create order out of all this? No matter what, […]

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Is There A Biblical Basis for “Habits of Confident People”?

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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I came across this article in the Huffington Post awhile back and it got me to thinking: is the “Habits of Confident People” just another bunch of hoo-ha?

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Moms: Take Time to Color
and Be All the Better For It!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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As a child, I loved playing with little Matchbox cars. Our family was really close to neighbors that lived across the street, and when my dad was late coming home from work, my sister and I would go over and play with their son, who had a TON of Matchboxes! Settled down outside, we would […]

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Book Review – “The Art of Procrastination”

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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OK, I’ve put it off long enough. I recently read finished reading The Art of Procrastination, by John Perry.  Not because I was asked to, or offered money in exchange, either.

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Word of the Year for 2016

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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“Hang in there!” As I was growing up, that’s what my dad used to tell me whenever I was going through a tough time. It would drive me crazy back then! I often felt like he was trivializing my earth-shaking issue; the problem around which the world turned and life itself depended upon (ok, I […]

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The Essential Element of A Deep Friendship

Laurel Griffith

Laurel Griffith

Laurel writes from Albany, Georgia where she lives with Jim, the love of her life and husband of 32 years.She and Jim are the parents of 3 grown sons and a lovely daughter-in-law. Laurel has been a magazine publisher, a newspaper editor and a freelance writer. She speaks at conferences, teaches Bible study and makes a great sugar cookie. You can read more of Laurel’s thoughts at www.laureljoycegriffith.com
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Have you ever felt lonely? Have you ever wished for deeper relationships? Have you wondered how to move from the pleasant but superficial communication to deeper and soul satisfying connections? You are not the only one.

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