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Now that S is nearly 5, I’m finding that the standard “half up with one barrette on each side” hairdo that […]

Image Credit: © Mandy Lackey | Potty Training Day 2 (Text added) | CC by 2.0 Psst – Before we start and […]

Image Credit: © Natesh Ramasamy | Why Am I in Such a Bad Mood? (text added) | CC by 2.0 I’m so very […]

Ok guys, it’s been about a week now since my 5 rings arrived (check out these slim gold, silver, and […]

Image Credit: © Suzette Normand | 02.26.10 | CC by 2.0 (text added) I don’t know if it’s just me, but I find that late January […]

Next month, I’ll be having my third child and my third girl. Which means that parenting little girls is always […]

How many of you resolved to yell less at your kids this year? Actually, let me amend that, to just […]

Last Friday we started talked about mindful parenting (specifically 4 powerful mantras for families) and I promised we’d be back with […]

I mentioned last week that we’d be covering various “life hacks” this month in the areas of parenting, organization, meal […]

Happy Friday friends! I wanted to pop in quickly and share with you a post I wrote this week for […]

You guys know I’m all about getting outdoors whenever possible! I’ll admit, however, that has been a little more challenging […]

One of my favorite parts of this strange and unexpected blogging career of mine, is that I get to play […]

Whether your family routinely does a ten hour trip to grandma’s every Thanksgiving, or you just find yourself in the […]

There are lots of great reasons to treat your children (even your youngest kiddos) as accountable, active participants at home by giving them […]

With the crisper (and around here, decidedly wetter) fall weather comes more time spent indoors. That means, it’s time to […]