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Kristin

Advent calendars have become such a HUGE part of Christmas these days – have you noticed? We’ve tried several variations over […]

Gratitude isn’t a new concept for us.  We’ve talked before about regularly expressing gratitude toward our kids and putting our […]

Our family is still slowly dipping our toes into the world of having school-aged kids. One of the topics that seems […]

Maybe it’s because of my past life as an elementary teacher, but I love celebrating holidays. I’ll take any opportunity […]

With that first snap of cool fall weather, all I want to do is cozy up with a warm bowl […]

I’m all about making life easier when possible. As moms we are juggling a million things and making lunches for […]

This time of year I find I am usually equal parts excited and anxious for what lays ahead. So many […]

With school beginning soon, and a couple of my friends recently welcoming third babies to the family, helping the older […]

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Do you guys do family night? I read in one of my favorite parenting books that it was an important […]

One of the things I have loved, loved, LOVED about being momma to baby M are the pre-nap snuggles.  My […]

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By this time of the school year, we tend to hit a rut in the lunch department. Packing lunches Monday […]

As the school year comes to close, I’m looking at my personal time shrink like crazy.  Don’t get me wrong, […]

One of my number one priorities as a mom is to do my best to stay in the moment and […]