Superhero Summer Stash

Able to wrangle three boys and defeat their arch nemesis, the evil Dr. Boredom… it’s SUPERMOM. Dah-dah-dah-DAAAAH! Okay, maybe not. But with the summer comes lots of day trips because we cannot let that evil Dr. Boredom or his cousin Captain StirCrazy win. There’s plenty to be done that doesn’t require much planning or money: […]

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Thoughts During Kindergarten Graduation

When he's in his senior cap and gown someday, I'm going to make him hold this pic.

It’s kind of silly to even have a kindergarten graduation. My other two didn’t have one. We really don’t have to make a big fuss over every single thing kids do. Then again, I don’t have such strong feelings over this to stage a protest and have my child not participate. Plus, ohmygosh, the kids are […]

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Things They Can’t Say

things they can't say

Today is the last day of school here and I’m ready to be done with homework and rigid schedules. I’ll probably cry  watching my youngest at his kindergarten graduation. Which I used to think was ridiculous, but just think of how cute it will be when he’s a senior and I make him hold up […]

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GoPro Hero for Father’s Day

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.  With just two days left of school, we’re looking forward to lots of summer fun! For us, that means lots of time in the water and day trips. Because summer seems […]

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It Is What It Is

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It is what it is. I simultaneously despise that phrase and live by it. Sometimes I do have a good cry just to get all that emotion out, but then I try to move on. If I can do something to change an outcome or change the path I’m on… I will fight like hell […]

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A Great Assist in Soccer and Parenting

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This is a sponsored post with The Motherhood and  Clorox Women’s World Cup #GreatAssist Program. While I’ve never been a soccer player, unless you count playing one season on a U5 team, I’ve been in the stands watching my husband coach multiple teams every season for the past 14 years. All three of my boys […]

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Things They Can’t Say

things they can't say

Time to share some of my favorite reads of the week. I’m also scheduling guest posts for summer, so if you want to write here, fill out this super quick form. There’s not just one definition of courage. And we shouldn’t minimize one person’s courage just because we see someone else who we think has […]

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