5 Morning Routine Hacks for Back To School

We have begun a new season of life… This year, for the first time ever, we decided to send our five-year-old to a traditional school. While the first day of kindergarten can be emotional and hard for any parent, this was particularly hard for me because we have been home preschooling from the beginning (and…

A Tale of Two Bibles

“You shall love the Lord your God with all heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And the second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Mark 22:37-39 Today I’m writing about something a little bit different. Normally I reserve this space…

5 Ways to Support a Child’s Personal Style

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B’gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Do your kids have their own sense of style? My five-year-old is becoming much more particular about his clothes these days. He knows what he likes and wants to show who he is through…

FREE printable playdate cards for moms! These would be super convenient on the playground!

10 Must-Know Tips for the Best Playdates!

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Simple Green. All opinions are my own. Playdates are kind of my thing. Being a stay at home mom, mommy group leader, and preschool co-op coordinator, I’ve hosted a fair share of playdates in my life. From the simple “Why don’t you come over and our…

A Guide for Making Mom Friends

Here’s the scene: You venture to the park with your sweet little munchkins and plop down on a bench to supervise their playground antics.  Out of the corner of your eye you notice another mom near the swings. She has children around the same age as yours. She has the same laid-back mommy style as you…

How to Teach Kids to Dress Themselves

At what age should kids start dressing themselves? When my oldest child was 9 months old, he decided he hated clothing. At naptime and night, he would regularly strip out of all his clothes (diaper included) and hang out in the buff. Naked. Sans clothing. However, you want to describe it. He HATED clothes of…

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What is Bookface Friday?

Have you heard of #bookfaceFriday?!? If you are as addicted to Instagram as I am, then chances are you’re going to start seeing this hashtag pop up in your feed more often…well- more often on Fridays at least 😉 #BookfaceFriday You’ve heard of #ManCrushMonday, #WomanCrushWednesday, and #ThrowbackThursday…but now there’s a new day-of-the-week hashtag to watch…