Leave the Worry and Kids at Home

This last week my husband and I were lucky enough to get away for a few days sans kids.  It was nice!  It’s not the first time we’ve left the kids, but I was a little more anxious this time, maybe I just didn’t feel like I needed as much of a break.  Whatever the […]

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Road Trip Binders

With my house flooded, and all 6 of us in 2 bedrooms, I decided to take my kids on a road trip from now until school starts back up. We haven’t taken the time to see much of the National Monuments and things in driving distance from our house, so we are visiting Mt. Rushmore, […]

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Avoiding the 3 o’clock Slump

Do you ever find yourself feeling slugging around 3 pm? It is a common thing, and even has its own name: “The 3 o’clock slump” But you don’t have to be victim to it. That dip in energy is caused by a dip in blood sugar levels and circadian rhythms. These control energy, appetite, and […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get More Sleep

I have never been a morning person.  I doubt I ever will be.  My mom was the type to wake up really early, make us a delicious, healthy breakfast, and wake us up individually (I didn’t use an alarm clock until I moved out!). I loved mornings with my mom, they were a great way […]

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Back to School Basics

Aahhh, mothers of the world let out a collective sigh, it’s back to school time.  Before we start clicking our heels and planning those long awaited pedicures, and lunches with girlfriends, let’s make sure our kids are settled and off to a great start. My oldest actually started school a couple of weeks ago because […]

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Road Trip Ready Car Organizing

Having been on my fair share of road trips, most of them where I was the only adult and driver, and the rest of the travelers were my kids, I have learned a few things about getting the car ready for the road. Here are my go-to tips and suggestions for Road Trip Ready Car […]

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Sending Messages Via Owl Post

Yesterday was Harry Potter’s birthday.  And just in case you didn’t send him a birthday card, I’ve got some ways you can still send the card, and blame it on the owls (Errol and Pigwidgeon that is, never Hedwig). Owl Post is one of my favorite parts of the Harry Potter books.  Hedwig was a […]

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