I’m sure your kids have given you their Christmas lists already and if they are anything like our kids there are things on there that you aren’t sure about getting them. Every year our kids ask for a cell phone and a TV for their room. Every year we tell them they don’t need a…

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The holidays are here. We as parents are stressing out about fulfilling our kids Christmas lists while trying to balance our finances. I think this is one of my biggest issues with this holiday. It’s so commercialized that we forget what it’s actually about. Every year I do a few things to keep the spirit…

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In the world we live in today social media has become a standard of everyday life. Kids are ranking their coolness on how many followers they have and parents everywhere are judging how well they are doing at their parenting job based off of what they see influencers or family and friends posting online. I…

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I know you have heard the phrase “pick and choose your battles” before. Who knew that it would apply so much to parenting. I feel like I am constantly battling with the kids over stupid stuff. My biggest pet peeve is when they decide to wear 4 different types of patterns. I have had to…

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It’s that time of year again. The holiday season is upon us. That means a lot of us are running around between all the family holiday parties trying to not lose our sanity along the way. We pose for the perfect photo to slap onto a Christmas card to send to our relatives that we…

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When Trent first entered preschool that’s when his dad moved across the country and he started struggling. Adjusting to school was extremely difficult for him. Luckily he had the most amazing teacher in the world. I am convinced she was the most patient woman I have ever met. Now with the move to a new…

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Also, it’s been freezing outside lately. It’s the perfect time to curl up with your favorite blankets and kids (all of the kids, not just your favorite kid) to watch Halloween movies. When I was a kid I looked forward to all the spooky movies Disney Chanel…

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Spooky season is here. This is my favorite holiday for so many reasons. The weather is cooler, I get an excuse to dress up and I get an excuse to eat SO much candy without judgement. The only downside is costumes can get pretty spendy. I have learned that thrift stores and creating your own…

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People always say that attraction fades over time in a relationship. People always make jokes about someones life ending when they get married and make it seem like a death sentence to be in a long term relationship. I’m here to tell you that it’s all true. JUST KIDDING. Yes, attraction fades over time, but…

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Kids grow so fast. Yes, it’s sad to look at the baby pictures and remember when they were so cute and small. I personally get more upset because my wallet is taking a beating. It feels like every other week they need new shoes or new pants. They Rolle around in mud and ruined the…

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