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Tara Limoco

Tara Limoco
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Cincinnati has been my home for the last 20 years, and thanks to all the friends we have made here, I am happy to call it my hometown. I am Mom to three–a ten-year-old girl and two boys who are twelve and fourteen. (Within minutes, I will be the shortest person in our household.) Life is never boring at our house. We homeschool the two youngest, and our oldest just started high school. The kids enjoy everything from volleyball to tennis to banjo to archery to gymnastics to computer gaming, which means I spend a lot of time driving. When I’m not doing that, I squeeze in a few of my other loves–exploring our city, crafting, reading, kayaking, hiking, gardening, traveling, and teaching people to take good care of their skin through my Mary Kay business. Oh, and of course writing!

Completely Free, Radical Self-Care for Moms

Recently, a friend shared an idea from a training event she had attended. The presenter suggested imagining your ideal week and writing it down, hour by hour. I had an Oprah light bulb moment when...

Four Questions to Ask When Starting the College Search

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What’s In Your Lunchbox? {No-Waste Tools}

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Helping Your Teen Battle Acne

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Ending Sibling Rivalry Before It Starts

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Four Helpful Sentences for Raising Teens

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How to Slow Time

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Raising Financially Responsible Children – Minus the Anxiety and Guilt

You have probably heard a lot of the same advice for teaching kids about money that I have. Teach them the value of a dollar by working to earn some of their own money....

Surviving a Rough Patch

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10 Easy Recipes with Leftover Ham

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