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How to Write a Letter to Your Child

When my daughter was born, I started a journal for her. In this journal, I write letters to my daughter on a regular basis. In my letters, I almost always write about how proud I am of my daughter and how much I love her. She doesn't know I have this Read More


5 Ways to Save Money for Your Family

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FamilySavings #CollectiveBias Two years ago, my husband and I started what I call a "lifestyle makeover." We were living very Read More


Ways to Help Your Child Succeed At School When You’re Pressed for Time

For busy moms, prioritizing and paring back is key. One thing you never want to have to cut back on, though, is helping your children with their homework. Thankfully, helping your children succeed in school doesn't have to require you to sit down at Read More

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How to Create a Peaceful Routine for Back-to-School

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jimmy Dean®, State Fair®, and TapInfluence. All opinions are my own. #fuelforschool My girls have been in school for almost two weeks now. We are finishing week two and it's been Read More

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How to Make Brushing Teeth Fun + Firefly Sweepstakes

Disclosure: I participated in this sponsored campaign on behalf of Firefly®, REACH®, and One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. As a mom, it can be frustrating at times to get our kids to brush their teeth every day. I find myself Read More

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Camping Essentials for Families

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Apollo Box. The opinions and text are my own. Summer is here and many families are planning summer vacations, daily outings, and fun activities including camping! Camping is a popular Read More

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How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Credit Karma®. All opinions are my own. #creditkarma In 2007, I found out I was a victim of identity theft. I remember the scenario very well. I was teaching second grade during Read More

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Easy and Affordable Princess Dress Hanging Rack

My girls love to dress up. It may be one of their favorite things to do around here! We've been collecting princess dresses for about six years and have a nice collection of princess dresses. However, we were running into issues. We never really had Read More

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10 Must-Have Items for the Kitchen

I've been spending a lot of time in my kitchen lately! As I get older, I find that I enjoy cooking more and enjoy creating in the kitchen. My girls love to watch me cook and many times I allow them to help. We are making memories that will last a Read More

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7 Ways to Speed Up Your Morning Routine

The morning can be a bit chaotic if not planned out well. Do you find yourself in a frazzled mess every morning trying to get everyone fed, dressed, and out of the door on time? If so, this is for you! Follow these seven steps to speed up your Read More

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Busy Moms + Giveaway

Disclosure: This review was made possible by iConnect and Mr. Clean. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are my 100% mine. Spring is here! When the spring season approaches, several moms that I know Read More

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How to Teach Your Kids Responsibility

Does it seem like every time you turn around, your kids are constantly expecting you to do something for them that they really could do themselves? From leaving their toys and clothes on the floor to asking you to get them a drink or a snack, it's Read More

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5 Office Essentials for Work-At-Home Moms

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #CVS #CollectiveBias I work from home seven days a week. Having an organized work space is very important Read More


Five Ways to Earn Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Are you a stay-at-home and wanting to contribute more to the family finances? Well now you can! There's so many options out there for stay-at-home moms. Here are a few great ways I've earned extra money while staying-at-home with the kids. 1. Read More

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5 Ways to Keep Your Car Clean When You Have Kids

After having kids, I knew the messes were inevitable. After 7 years, I finally feel like I'm able to control the clutter in my life, but it hasn't been easy. It's taken a lot of time, energy, and effort to keep things clean and tidy in the space Read More

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Five Energy Hacks for Tired Moms

It seems as though, as busy moms, tiredness is pretty much a way of life these days. You know you should slow down and relax--and you do when you can--but sometimes there are so many commitments and deadlines and projects on your plate that you have Read More

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5 Tips to Keep Up With Laundry

Call me crazy, but there are times I love to do laundry. Now keep in mind, I said "there are times" I love doing laundry, but there are also times when I just simply can't stand it. As a mom of two girls and as a military wife, we have so much Read More

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Is Your Busy Schedule Affecting Your Children’s Behavior?

Think your busy schedule is only running you ragged? The truth is, it may be affecting your family more than you know--even if you're the only one who is busy. The old saying "no man is an island" couldn't be more true for overworked moms. Here are Read More

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Why You Need to Simplify Your Schedule This Year

For many Americans today, especially American mothers, busyness seems to be an unavoidable fact of life. Between work, family, volunteering, cleaning and all of the other things that moms have (and want) to do on a daily basis, there just never seem Read More

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4 Ways to Make Time for Your Husband

With kids to take care of, errands to run, a house to clean, and a hundred other responsibilities to take care of on a daily basis, it is all too easy to let something slide. Unfortunately, however, when life's demands press hard, it's often our Read More