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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)

By |December 4, 2017|

As the mom of four daughters, I know girl stuff. So if you are in need of gift ideas that a teen (or preteen […]

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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

By |November 14, 2017|

It’s that time of year again. Time to think about the ol’ holiday card! And that means you need a picture to go with […]

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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

By |April 6, 2016|

My youngest daughter had her four-year-old checkup the other day. On our way there, she declared, “I love the doctor!” Probably because she 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

By |May 28, 2014|

As the mother of 4 girls (ages 11 – 2), I have flown a lot with babies – oftentimes by myself. Over the past […]

Cute DIY Butterfly Footprints

By |May 9, 2014|

I love making things myself to hang on our walls. I think it really helps make our house feel like a home when we’re […]

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    Turn a Closet into an Awesome Mudroom Space with a Fun Chalk Wall

Turn a Closet into an Awesome Mudroom Space with a Fun Chalk Wall

By |April 1, 2014|

I am SO EXCITED to show you this change we recently made in our house! I absolutely love not only what it looks like […]

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    Give Your Child a Safe Journal… A Safe Place to Ask You Anything!

Give Your Child a Safe Journal… A Safe Place to Ask You Anything!

By |March 9, 2014|

When my oldest daughter was turning 10, I began to realize just how fast time was really going. My youngest was still an infant, […]

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    A Mom’s Guide: 15 Things to Pack for a Disney Cruise & Other Travel Tips

A Mom’s Guide: 15 Things to Pack for a Disney Cruise & Other Travel Tips

By |March 1, 2014|

My family recently went on our first Disney cruise.  Even though we have traveled a lot with our kids, I felt very overwhelmed while […]

How Having One More Baby Has Changed Me as a Mother

By |February 24, 2014|

We almost didn’t have her.  I shudder now at the thought.

Shortly after the birth of our third daughter, I remember thinking that I was […]

What Do I Love About You? Valentine Note Tradition

By |February 10, 2014|

Anyone who reads my blog knows that I love to start traditions!  (Some family favorites:  Halloween Boo-ing, 24 Books Until Christmas, Happy Jar… I […]

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    Tight Quarters? 10 Simple Ways to Create Space and Get Organized!

Tight Quarters? 10 Simple Ways to Create Space and Get Organized!

By |January 25, 2014|

This post was written as a sponsored post for Organize-It.  All thoughts and opinions are completely my own.

In college I lived on campus for all […]

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    How to Teach Your Children to Be More Positive with a Happy Jar

How to Teach Your Children to Be More Positive with a Happy Jar

By |January 15, 2014|

I love how the New Year brings with it a turn of the page.  You get a clean slate, and a chance to do […]

Best of 2013 – Most Popular Posts

By |January 7, 2014|

What a year it’s been!  As I look back on my first full year of blogging, I’m (pleasantly) surprised sometimes by what resonates with […]

Top 10 Parenting Tips of 2013

By |December 27, 2013|

As 2013 comes to a close, I have been reflecting back on what posts and ideas generated the most interest over the last year. […]

Elf on the Shelf Winter Wonderland and Photo Gift

By |December 21, 2013|

I must admit that I love the Elf on the Shelf tradition.  It’s so fun to see our girls jump out of bed each […]

10 Thoughts on How to Raise Grateful Children

By |December 18, 2013|

If you are reading this, you have access to the internet.  That already makes you more privileged than most people in the world.  At […]