Why the Library is the Perfect Rainy Day Activity

Having a rainy day in the middle of the summer or while on an extended break with kids can leave you wondering what to do next. As mom of three I have grown to love and enjoy all the activities + fun times that are created by visiting a local library. The library is the…

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10 Hidden Benefits to Dating your Spouse

Great marriages don’t just HAPPEN because two people are madly in love with one another and everything just flows right all of the time.Nope. Not how it works.Great marriages are CREATED. They are intentional. They are two people who choose love + forgiveness just 51% more than the latter every.single.day. Dating your spouse is just…

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15 Tips for Potty Training a Boy- Before They Turn 3!

Do you think that your babe is ready to start potty training? Do you feel like others aren’t as hopeful about starting at such a young age? Here are 15 tips for potty training a boy. And how to do it before they turn 3! A little background as to why we started so early……

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The Softest Crib Sheet. Ever

Not sure about you guys, but we seem to go through sheets + bedding almost daily. Between kids getting sick and potty accidents to everyday wear + tear to even last night a water bottle resting against the sheet, making a giant wet spot and needing to be changed. We seem to be changing the…

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Why I said “Peace Out Kids” and took a Momvaction: 6 Things You Get When you Take a Mom Break

Here’s a little snippet as to why I took a momvacation and what you can get from taking one yourself! As my husband and I were discussing what to do for his upcoming off weekend [we are a racing family and he only gets some many a year] I mentioned that what we really needed…

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20 Easy + Cheap Summer Activities

Now that summer is in full swing trying to keep three kids entertained can sometimes be a task. It can also add up pretty quickly trying to do, well just about anything. So I am always looking fun cheap + easy summer activities to do with the kids. To make your life easier [and mine…

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An Ode to the Great Dads

Sometimes I feel like Father’s Day gets shuffled into being another gift-giving holiday rather than focusing on how stellar + great dads are. Whereas on Mother’s Day it feels like the focus is always on how wonderful we are. [well, because- we are.] I just don’t feel like we give the great dads out there…

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Being Mom of Three and What I Have Learned

I am frequently asked what it’s like to be a mom of three… I think my favorite analogy to reference is from the comedian Jim Gaffigan “You know what it’s like having a fourth kid? Imagine you’re drowning… then someone hands you a baby.” Just swap out “fourth” for “third” and you have a very…

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Dear Sweet Girl

Dear sweet girl, As you turn the big 1-0 today and officially enter the preteen years there are a few things I want you to know. Some life lessons that as you start making your way towards those oh-so-fun teenage years, I think will serve you great value. I want you to first know that…

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Teething; How to Take The Bite Out of It. Tips, Tricks + Products to Get Relief.

After having three kiddos, we have a little bit of experience with the oh-so-amazing teething years. As our youngest is getting his second round of teeth in I thought I would share some of our favorite tips, tricks + products that get us through teething! Tips Have compassion. Sounds simple, right? But honestly when a…

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