Kids

Trusting the Mama Bear Instincts

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I’m going to be honest, being a mom does not come naturally to me.

I sincerely hoped that I would be one of those moms that just “got it'”, but I’m totally not.  (more…)

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The DOs and DONTs of Road Tripping With Kids

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Ok friends, we just got back from a 2500 mile road trip with three kids 6 and under.

Yes, you read that correctly, 2500 miles.

So let’s start off by saying that our extended families live far away…. like 1200+ miles away. Seeing them for the holidays involves extensive travel on our part.

Last year we flew to see the in-laws for Christmas.

Do you know what is worse than driving with three small children?

Flying with three small children  during the holidays. (more…)

Getting Organized is Like Taming the Upside Down

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*Warning: This post contains Stranger Things 2 Spoilers

I tell myself at least once a week that today is the day I’m going to get organized.

It’s never going to happen.

There are some areas of my life that are organized, and then other areas that are… let’s just say “not” and feel good about that being the understatement of the year. (more…)