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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!

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

I Can Feel It Happening – My Daughter is Slipping Away

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

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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)

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CLICK HERE TO FIND THE PDF: Kindergarten Tips PDF […]

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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

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 and wants no part of […]

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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

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 very hectic time!  My kids […]

Perfect Mini Ice Pack for Kids: Freeze Condiment Packets

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.  Between the ages of 2-6 […]

30 Tips to Help Keep Your Laundry from Making You Crazy

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 chore ever.  And you can’t […]

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

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

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+ Organizational Ideas (worth the read–or […]

125 Family & Sibling Photos: Posing Ideas & Inspiration

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 for our family!  For many […]

Keep a Medicine Chart: Never Miss a Dose Again!

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 of it.  Who needs her […]

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

My husband is the sunblock police.  We were recently on vacation, and I swear, every time I turned around, he was applying another layer on our 14-month-old.  He practically […]

Use Duct Tape to Mark Your Gear

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 jugs that look alike.  So […]