The February Slump

february slump

It happens every year at this time. It’s an antsy feeling. Like my skin is too tight for my body(and no, that’s not a reflection of how many cookies I ate over the Christmas break). My fingers twitch and I want to pull at my hair. It’s simultaneously wanting to run away to an island […]

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Preparing for a Big Day Tomorrow

closet organization

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 […]

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Hasbro Game Night: Monopoly

monopoly on xbox

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 […]

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The Changes with Time


It’s been three years, my son’s teacher let me know. Three years since that initial evaluation, even though we had another reevaluation done a little more recently than that. He’s made tremendous progress since that initial testing. Tremendous is not even a strong enough word for it. Back then, he had a very difficult time […]

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10 Things To Smile About


It’s time to remember that good things do happen, even if we end up venting about the negative more, there are plenty of reasons to smile. Here was my January: 1. A new trampoline park opening near us. One we don’t have to drive too far to get to that gives my boys plenty of […]

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The Beauty of Strangers


If you’ve ever expressed a strong opinion online, you’ve probably experienced it: someone you don’t know taking it wrong. Not understanding your intent because they don’t know you and if they did, they’d realize what you really meant. Or you think they’d be kinder because people you know don’t want to hurt you. If you’re […]

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