Spring is a fresh start, new growth, and for lots of us- a little spring cleaning! For me, I like to do a little home refresh to give it a little lift after the winter. I've found some really...
Feeling stressed? Need an endorphin rush? You could go for a run. Or out for a great dinner (super likely, right now). Maybe you could wipe out Target’s chocolate stash. Or you could try my no-cost, pandemic-safe, minimal-time-required advice: read...
Multitasking. It’s an ability we mothers pride ourselves on. That we can carry on two conversations while changing the baby's diaper AND fixing the toddler’s broken toy makes us feel like some sort of superhero. (And it should, right?) We’re already...
Are you as obsessed as I am with letter boards? Those felt boards with little plastic letters, the ones you might remember from church or any institutional bulletin board from your childhood, have made a big comeback over the...
I don’t know about you, but I love Spring! I love being able to get outside with my boys and play. I love listening to the birds outside. I love opening up the window and letting the fresh air...
Do you have a child that fights you on sleep? Baby won't nap? Toddler waking frequently at night? Read all the books but nothing seems to "fit" your child, and your family? It might be time to consider hiring...
Do you ever have one of those days where you somehow don’t have any deadlines pressing in on you, nothing urgent on your to-do list, and you can just sit down on the couch for a little bit, relax...
Raising a big family while working full time requires some creativity in terms of household management. One area of my life that I have completely streamlined is grocery shopping, thanks in large part to my local Walmart Supercenter.   Walmart...
Six years ago this month, my husband and I started living by a written budget, and it changed our lives. Since the time of taking that primary step of financial discipline, we have become debt-free (excluding our mortgage), enabling...
When we bought our house last year, one of the first things I wanted to do was plant a garden. We didn’t get it accomplished last year, but creating a garden was my highest priority this spring. Here are...

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