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    6 Smart Reasons You Should Use a Gift Spreadsheet to Make Life Easier

6 Smart Reasons You Should Use a Gift Spreadsheet to Make Life Easier

By |November 9, 2013|

The holidays are approaching quickly, and this time of year can become so overwhelming… especially for those of us who typically do all the […]

15 Great Sites to Get Your Holiday Photo Cards

By |October 24, 2013|

It’s that time of year again!  Time to start thinking about the ol’ Christmas card!  If you need some photo inspiration, you might want […]

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    10 Things to Consider Before You Put Your Toddler in that Halloween Costume!

10 Things to Consider Before You Put Your Toddler in that Halloween Costume!

By |October 15, 2013|

If your child is between the ages of 1 and 2 or so, you could be in for an interesting Halloween this year!  Last […]

I Can Feel It Happening – My Daughter is Slipping Away

By |September 16, 2013|

This summer I found myself watching my kids… really seeing them for the first time in a while. I was caught off guard by […]

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    10 Things to Think About Before Your Child Starts Kindergarten (That Have Nothing to Do With Academics)

10 Things to Think About Before Your Child Starts Kindergarten (That Have Nothing to Do With Academics)

By |July 25, 2013|

TEACHERS, A CONDENSED VERSION OF THIS POST IS NOW AVAILABLE AS A PDF TO SHARE WITH PARENTS! Click below for easy printing.
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    Tip: Don’t Let Kids Brush Their Teeth Solo Until They Can Tie Their Shoes

Tip: Don’t Let Kids Brush Their Teeth Solo Until They Can Tie Their Shoes

By |July 18, 2013|

If you’re a parent, you have probably struggled with your kids over tooth brushing many, many times.  My one-year-old shakes her head from side-to-side […]

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    Quick First Day of School Pictures: Use Fingers to Show New Grade

Quick First Day of School Pictures: Use Fingers to Show New Grade

By |July 17, 2013|

The first day of school is such an exciting time–it’s a fresh start and the beginning of a new adventure. But it’s also a […]

Perfect Mini Ice Pack for Kids: Freeze Condiment Packets

By |July 13, 2013|

As a mom of four, we’ve gone through a lot of Band-Aids in this house over the last 10+ years.  We’re talking a lot. […]

30 Tips to Help Keep Your Laundry from Making You Crazy

By |July 7, 2013|

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

Laundry can be the most exhausting, monotonous, mundane […]

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    Layer Clothes Vertically for More Space, Easier Viewing, & Neater Drawers

Layer Clothes Vertically for More Space, Easier Viewing, & Neater Drawers

By |June 25, 2013|

My super-smart (and super-organized!) sister-in-law gave me the idea to arrange clothes vertically in drawers back when I was writing this post with 100+ […]

125 Family & Sibling Photos: Posing Ideas & Inspiration

By |May 30, 2013|

Well, Memorial Day has come and gone; we’ve power-washed our deck; and we’ve had our first s’mores of the season.  It’s official–summer is here […]

Keep a Medicine Chart: Never Miss a Dose Again!

By |May 25, 2013|

Over the last three months, I’ve had kids on antibiotics five separate times–sometimes they were overlapping.  It’s almost impossible to keep up with all […]

Tip: Apply Sunblock to Your Child’s Face From Behind

By |May 17, 2013|

My husband is the sunblock police.  We were recently on vacation, and I swear, every time I turned around, he was applying another layer […]

Use Duct Tape to Mark Your Gear

By |May 12, 2013|

This tip comes straight from my oldest daughter.  She’s a soccer player, and at her practices there are 50+ girls who all have water […]

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    Giveaway: Win an Autographed Copy of The Myth of the Perfect Girl or a Surprise Gift from the Author! EXPIRED!!

Giveaway: Win an Autographed Copy of The Myth of the Perfect Girl or a Surprise Gift from the Author! EXPIRED!!

By |May 1, 2013|

I am thrilled to be able to share this amazing book with some lucky readers–perfect timing as Mother’s Day nears, and we women celebrate […]

DIY 5-Minute Chalkboard Sign

By |April 20, 2013|

Cute chalkboard signs are everywhere these days!  I have admired them for so long in friends’ holiday cards, birth announcements, invitations, and in pictures […]