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family, Parenting, Uncategorized

Tackling 9 Common Parenting Issues with a Teacher’s Mindset

Does a typical day involve some amount of begging, screaming, yelling, crying, meltdowns, stomping, etc. describe your child’s behavior, or worse, your own? Is your typical day a marathon of precision-timed activities, appointments, play-dates, and projects leaving everyone overworked, exhausted, and on the edge of burn out? Is everyone plugged in, tuned out, disconnected from… Continue reading Tackling 9 Common Parenting Issues with a Teacher’s Mindset

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declutter, Fun, Uncategorized

FabFitFun Spring 2018 Box Review – Satisfy Your Curiosity + $10 OFF Your Own Box

This is not a sponsored post, but does contain a few affiliate links. Purchasing through affiliate links does not increase the price to you, the consumer, but does provide me a small commission. All opinions are my own. Thank you @fabfitfun for introducing me to some of my all-time favorite products. #fabfitfunpartner You see it… Continue reading FabFitFun Spring 2018 Box Review – Satisfy Your Curiosity + $10 OFF Your Own Box

family, Uncategorized, Wellness

Hi, Your Mom Here, Mind If I Take A”Sick Day”? Nine Ways To Practice Self Care.

Disclosure: In compliance with FTC guidelines, safely assume all links throughout this website are affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure at the bottom of this post.  It never fails. Just when being a mom couldn't get any tougher, you need a sick day. Not just some "Oh hey! I think I need a day… Continue reading Hi, Your Mom Here, Mind If I Take A”Sick Day”? Nine Ways To Practice Self Care.

family, Recipes

Ree & Me. Dinner is Served!

I love to cook, well actually, I love to bake. I am learning to love cooking and always looking for something good. Oh, and it has to be EASY. Being Spring Break, I have extra time on my hands. Time to try something new. Today I tried a new recipe from Ree Drummond, aka the… Continue reading Ree & Me. Dinner is Served!

declutter, DIY, family, Home, Organize, Projects, Spring, To Do List

Busy Moms’ Guide: 10 Inexpensive Ways to Spruce Up Your Home for Spring

Ah, Spring!  That time of year when everything is renewed, glowing, and full of anticipation. It's also that time of year when we start thinking of "Spring Cleaning". While our pioneer ancestors had to employ spring cleaning as a way to open up and freshen the homestead after a long harsh winter, we can simply… Continue reading Busy Moms’ Guide: 10 Inexpensive Ways to Spruce Up Your Home for Spring

family, February, Fun, Holiday, Uncategorized

Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift

Every year I vow to find the perfect way of showing my husband and kids how much I love them. Funny thing though, shouldn't I be doing this every day of the year? Yes. I should. Yes. I continually fall short. 

declutter, family, goals, Home, minimalist, Organize

Got Too Many Books?

Are your shelves filled with too many books that are just collecting dust? Still have all your college textbooks? Does your office look like a mini-library or Barnes & Noble? If you could wear an "honorary librarian" badge proudly, I have a solution that can rid you of all books collecting dust and bring you a little bit of pocket money. 

back to school, classroom, Organize, teaching, To Do List

Have you tried Piktochart? It’s Lifechanging!

Have you ever stumbled across something that was a major game-changer? This very thing happened to me just recently when I stumbled across Piktochart. While I'm not paid by Piktochart for this post, I HAD to do a write-up on this fabulous new resource! A trend I've noticed over the past few months is a… Continue reading Have you tried Piktochart? It’s Lifechanging!

closets, goals, minimalist, Organize, Projects

Integral Tip: How to Organize on a Budget!

Happy July! Can you believe the year is half over?! One more month and a family vacation to Tahoe then I'll be headed back to school. It really is pretty exciting. Needless to say, there is so much to get done over the next 31 days. Yesterday while talking with a good friend who is… Continue reading Integral Tip: How to Organize on a Budget!