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Most moms I know are focus on feeding their kids the best foods, and for many of them that means organic foods. However, I know many moms still struggle with this. Some can’t afford it. Some don’t believe all the...
On Thursday I was excited to pick up my daughter early from preschool. After spending the previous weekend in the hospital with my son we were planning to keep the kids home on Friday and have a fun, family...
We don’t have overly strict rules about screen time in our house as long as the screen time is being used for learning. My husband is in IT and it has never made sense to him to keep the...
Like many women, I have always wanted a family. I dreamed about being a mom when I was younger and snuggling a sweet baby. As an adult, I held on to that dream and imagined going to soccer games,...
This is a post sponsored by COUNTRY Financial. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This post may contain affiliate links. With the New Year off to a start everyone is thinking about how to become a better version of...
Do you get overwhelmed when packing for a trip away? I do. There are so many things to get ready at home and to pack for myself, the two kids and my husband. I find that packing for the kids is...
I’ve had an insane two weeks at work. I’ve been leaving before 7 a.m., returning around 8 p.m. and eating horribly in between. Today was my last planned crazy day at the office and I’m in need of some...
With summer in full swing throughout the United States most people are thinking of sunshine, swimming and backyard barbecues. But this year there is also something else you should be thinking about; bugs. Due to the unusually warm winter and...
When I started my garden three years ago it was something to take my mind off the business of life. I loved the idea of being able to nurture and grow my own food, and while I knew it...
September is an odd month for me. It's my favorite time of the year, but it's also a month that was supposed to make me a mother for the first time. It didn’t. Our first son's due date was September 30...
During the school week I like to make life as easy as possible. School morning can easily get out of hand with a kindergartener and 2-year-old. Amid arguing over outfits to wear, 5,000 requests for them to put their...
Earth Day is on the horizon and while the world picks a day to celebrate the planet, I’m hoping to teach my kids to appreciate it every day. Since it’s the only one we have treating it right is...
By the time 6 p.m. rolls around I am dead tired. After working all day, making dinner, feeding the dog, doing dishes and a loud of laundry or two, I’m just done. Unfortunately, as a working mom that’s really...
With spring on the horizon, you may be itching to clear out all the excess stuff you’ve been storing away over the winter and really do a deep cleanse of those not-so-frequently cleaned areas like your refrigerator. Even if you...
As a family constantly on-the-go with work, school, extracurricular activities and errands, it feels like we’re always running somewhere. While we are going places, it never fails that my kids will be hungry and want a snack. In the early...
My husband and I decided long ago that we wanted to pay for our children’s college education. Or, at least as much of it as we could pay for. We decided this even before we had children. My husband realizes...
My baby is starting kindergarten in a few weeks. While she’s gone to school before this feels different to me. It feels bigger to me and I think it feel bigger to her too. Somehow, this seems to mark the...

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