Embracing the Messy Moments

Oct
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Mess and motherhood—the two go hand in hand. My son was born exactly four years and three months ago, and not a single day has gone by without a spill, drip, drop, or explosion of some sort… Yes, sloppiness goes with the territory. And now that I have two tikes, … Continue reading

5 Ways to Build Character in Your Kids

Sep
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How do you work to build character in your kids? I’ve been thinking about this question a lot recently. I think many parents think developing character will just happen. Kids will just “pick it up” from watching good examples. And modeling character traits IS important, but I’m also believing more … Continue reading

The Best Back to School Deals at Staples

Sep
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If you haven’t gone back to school supplies shopping yet, what are you waiting for? Most of the kids are starting the day after Labor Day…which is NEXT WEEK! Sorry! I didn’t mean to make you panic, but speaking as someone who habitually waits until the last minute…trust me…you don’t want to wait … Continue reading

3 Easy Meals for Back To School

Sep
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Sometimes kids are picky eaters. It can make you absolutely bonkers. During the busy school year, you don’t have as much time to cater to those individual needs. That’s why I love food from Three Bridges. Their pastas and sauces are made with simple, honest, and better-for-you ingredients so there is zero … Continue reading

Arizona Denim for Back to School

Aug
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Heading back to school can evoke many feelings. It can be a time of excitement, anticipation, and for some kids, nerves. It is a time that I want my children to feel most confident in themselves. I want them to feel ready and able to face any challenge put before … Continue reading

Get your game on with PouchCouch

Aug
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We are headed back to school in just a few short weeks, and that means back to a jam-packed schedule. We are a very active family and there’s not a sport our kids don’t enjoy. With three children in various activities, I am constantly on the go. I am often … Continue reading

Successful Lemonade Stand

Aug
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Running a successful lemonade stand was one of our summer highlights. Here’s the thing, you never know when the big activity of the summer will occur. Often, it’s something small that turns into something big. Kids will surprise you all the time with what resonates. This summer we opted to … Continue reading

Fruit Shoot to Keep Kids Hydrated

Aug
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I recently had a major “wow” moment as a mama. My children amaze me every day.  I relish in their strengths, celebrate their growths, and am in awe of their view of the world that surrounds them. I feel very in touch with my children, and know what makes each … Continue reading

Back to School Trends to Love

Aug
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I can’t help but talk about a few back to school trends to love. Don’t get me wrong, I’m savoring the weeks before the girls go back to school. But, since I’m inundated with ideas on what kids are going to love, I thought I’d share a handful of things … Continue reading