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How I Spent My Week “Off”

How I Spent My Week “Off”

Hello! I’m back from my week-long blogging and social media break, though life did not give me a break (as I knew it wouldn’t!) ;) So, today I thought it would be fun to give you a glimpse into how I spent my time away. Monday ~*~ Potty Training! (or not) ~*~ Potty training started out well enough…we had a family potty … Continue reading

Guest Post ~ IQ Mom’s Healthy Lifestyle

Guest Post ~ IQ Mom’s Healthy Lifestyle

This is a guest post by my friend Jaya. Her blog, IQ Mom, is full of healthy recipes, creative ideas, and parenting posts that encourage a healthy and balanced life. Thank you for sharing this post with us, Jaya! Home is a child’s first school. A kid learns more by observing than by reading. These are two famous sayings … Continue reading

The Right Pediatrician

The Right Pediatrician

I have had a good amount of experience with pediatricians in my fourteen years of motherhood! From newborn visits for checking weight and head circumference, to toddler sickness and pre-teen injury – I’ve been there and done that! And what I’ve learned about having a doctor for my child(ren) could be beneficial to others, so that’s what this post … Continue reading

My Blog is Making Me Fat!

My Blog is Making Me Fat!

Okay, okay, not FAT but it sure feels that way sometimes. And no, I don’t throw that word around normally. Plus, it isn’t even totally my blog’s fault, but hey, it made for a catchy title, right? ;) Keep reading, this is not a whiny post – I have a point and (hopefully) a solution! When … Continue reading

A Cozy Cloth *Giveaway*

A Cozy Cloth *Giveaway*

Okay, ladies…get ready for a very personal and money-saving giveaway this morning, because here it comes! Have you heard of washable, re-useable menstrual pads yet? I was genuinely surprised when I first found out about their existence! I mean – WHO DOES THAT?! A whole lotta women, that’s who! And they’re enjoying a better experience, I … Continue reading

Guest Post ~ The Importance of Staying Hydrated

Guest Post ~ The Importance of Staying Hydrated

Kristen Battle of The Wellness Battle graciously agreed to write this guest post for me to share with my readers. Her blog is pretty new but her posts are impressive! I loved this one about sunscreen (I adore posts that teach me something relevant to my life!) And what’s more relevant that WATER?! We all need it; find … Continue reading

Keeping the Home: Laundry

Keeping the Home: Laundry

Welcome to a new series of posts meant to encourage us to share how we keep the home, and learn from each other’s methods. Today’s topic is Laundry. With a family of five, you’d be right to assume that I wash a fair amount of clothes; usually one to two loads a day. I would … Continue reading

When You Fail Your Own Challenge

When You Fail Your Own Challenge

I can’t tell you how disappointing it is to set a challenge and then totally bomb it. I didn’t succeed even a few days in a row. No streaks to keep me motivated! Well, I take that back – I did get all my water in multiple days in a row, but nothing else. If you have … Continue reading