Be the Mom You Want Them to Remember: Perfectly Imperfect

“Be the mom you want them to remember.”

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Not long ago, my kids were outside […]

Take a Picture Each Year to Mark the New Year

When my youngest daughter was born, we started this tradition of taking a picture […]

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    20 Awesome Gift Ideas for Your Teen or Preteen Girl (from the Mom of Four Daughters)

20 Awesome Gift Ideas for Your Teen or Preteen Girl (from the Mom of Four Daughters)

As the mom of four daughters, I know girl stuff. So if you are […]

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    What to Wear for Family Pictures: A 10-Step Guide to Looking Great

What to Wear for Family Pictures: A 10-Step Guide to Looking Great

It’s that time of year again. Time to think about the ol’ holiday card! […]

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    Learning to Treasure Even the Most Ordinary Moments as a Mom

Learning to Treasure Even the Most Ordinary Moments as a Mom

My youngest daughter had her four-year-old checkup the other day. On our way there, […]

Hello Preschool. Hello Mom Freedom!

At parents’ night before my fourth and youngest daughter was to start preschool, the […]

The Black Bunny: A Short Story I Wrote as a Little Girl

This past summer, I went through everything we owned before we moved.

Not my most […]

Thoughts on Moving: Missing Home and Finding It Again

In early June my husband got a new job. A week later he was […]

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    A Well-Traveled Mom’s Guide – 30 Smart Tips For Flying With a Baby

A Well-Traveled Mom’s Guide – 30 Smart Tips For Flying With a Baby

As the mother of 4 girls (ages 11 – 2), I have flown a […]

Cute DIY Butterfly Footprints

I love making things myself to hang on our walls. I think it really […]

Best Ever Useful Graduation Gift – Tool Set

When I graduated from high school, I remember getting a “Do-It-Herself” tool set as […]

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    Thank You Could Never Be Enough – The Liver Transplant that Saved My Mom’s Life

Thank You Could Never Be Enough – The Liver Transplant that Saved My Mom’s Life

Five years ago, my mom nearly died the same day her grandson was born. […]