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How to Make Birthdays Special at Home Without the Party

How to Make Birthdays Special at Home Without the Party

The “Pinterest Mom”. I’m not her. Some days, I want to be like her, and other days I am grateful to not be her. All of the hand-crafted baby things, the INCREDIBLE birthday party ideas, etc. God bless that mom. She is amazing in her […]

The Best Cleaning Schedule for Busy Moms

The Best Cleaning Schedule for Busy Moms

  I look around my house a lot and think, “When is the cleaning lady coming?” And then I remember, oh yeah, I am the cleaning lady. It doesn’t matter if you’re a working mom or a stay at home mom, the reality is you’re […]

Best Planners for Moms 2019 Edition!

Best Planners for Moms 2019 Edition!

As a busy mom, I am always trying to find ways to stay organized. As we are getting ready to head into the new year, I was thinking about the benefits of using a mom planner. I am a small business owner, wife, social butterfly, […]

A Father’s Role in Parenting- He’s Not a Babysitter!

A Father’s Role in Parenting- He’s Not a Babysitter!

So, here’s the thing… dads don’t babysit. The teenager down the street who helps out with your kids every now and then, they babysit.   I feel like the society we live in today has put the stigma on dads that they cannot parent alone. […]

The Best Baby Memory Book and Calendar for New Moms

The Best Baby Memory Book and Calendar for New Moms

  If you’re getting ready to have a baby, you’re probably dreaming about holding your sweet baby, giving them their first bath, and watching them grow. But let me tell you, they grow up fast! Seriously, people tell you that, but until you have your […]

Brilliant Tips for How to Get Kids to Clean

Brilliant Tips for How to Get Kids to Clean

    There are days when I feel like I walk into every room of the house and the floor is covered in stuff. Dirty clothes, toys, coloring books, dog toys, and yet no one made the mess. I could decide to tackle the mountain […]

The Best Christmas Books for Kids

The Best Christmas Books for Kids

    Our family loves the holidays! We love to read books as well and so I really wanted to share with you some of our favorites. Some of these were new to me. We frequent our local library often and there were SHELVES of […]

Becoming a Stay at Home Mom: 7 Things to Consider

Becoming a Stay at Home Mom: 7 Things to Consider

  I have been incredibly blessed to have had this conversation several times with many of my close friends. My husband and I thoughtfully and purposefully planned our lives in such a way that would allow us to have me at home with our kids, […]

The Best Teacher Christmas Gifts – (from a teacher’s perspective!)

The Best Teacher Christmas Gifts – (from a teacher’s perspective!)

    Your kids’ teachers play an important role in their lives and it’s important to make sure they know they’re appreciated at Christmas time.   But, what to get?   As a teacher, I want to share with you some fantastic teacher Christmas gift […]

Things to Do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks

Things to Do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks

    When people think about visiting Orlando with kids, most people automatically think, DISNEY! But for us, our kids are too young, and Disney is just too expensive to do more than once. That put us on the hunt to look for things to […]