Simply Prepaid: When It’s Time to Get Your Tween a Phone

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChangingPrepaid #CollectiveBias I can’t believe I’ve been considering getting one of those prepaid plans for my tween for over a year now. I can remember sitting in his kindergarten orientation and completely tuning out the teacher who started […]

How I “Do It All”

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You’ll have to excuse me. I’m giggling thinking that I could ever really do it all. But like all moms, I have to figure out how to get through the day while juggling my family, a job, the house, and not losing my mind in the process. I have to get everyone where they need […]

Finding the Best Cat Litter

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Our cat joined our family shortly before Christmas, allowing him to get used to the chaos that is three kids in the house. Because that was the normal he got adjusted to, he’s very much a people-cat. Dobby wants to be in the middle of everyone. He’ll follow you around, sit on any lap available, […]

A New Twist on Trivial Pursuit

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At-home game nights are our go-to cheap date. No babysitter needed, we can pop some popcorn, make a few drinks, and play. From the time my husband and I were first dating, we starting amassing a board game collection. My personal favorite type of game is trivia games, though apparently that can get old if […]

Preparing for a Big Day Tomorrow

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This is part of a sponsored campaign with The Motherhood and Kellogg’s. All opinions and lack of motivation in the mornings is my own.  No one in my house is a morning person. It’s actually quite an accomplishment that we’ve made it past the halfway point of the school year without my boys getting any […]

Hasbro Game Night: Monopoly

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When my husband and I were first married, we often played board games. It was something fun to do together that was a cheap date night. Even if we bought a new game, it was still more budget-friendly than heading out to dinner and movie. Now, we often have game nights with friends: the adults […]

Behaviors with Friends

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This is a sponsored post for teach2talk but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could freeze time right in the middle of a situation to explain to our kids the behavior we expect from them in that moment? Time out, here’s a good choice for you to make, […]

3 Quick Rice Recipes

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Minute® Ready to Serve Rice. Since it’s the first week of January, you’re probably hearing so many people talk about dieting, if you aren’t talking about it yourself. I’m not quite jumping on that bandwagon, but I do want to be more mindful about […]

Meditation for the Rest of Us

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The notes for this post have been in my phone for over two years because I wanted to share these tips, though this is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sara Lee®. Exercise. Healthier eating. Drinking more water. Getting more sleep. These are all things that we know we need to do to […]