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    The Best Handmade Gifts for Mother’s Day this Year

    April 1, 2019

    Are you hunting down the best handmade gifts for mother’s day? This post will have you covered with 21 thoughtful DIY gifts for moms. I know as a mom myself that it is often the simplest of things that have the most meaning. Just knowing that one of my children put in the time and…

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    How to Easily Create Your Own Family Rules and Values

    March 29, 2019

    I’ve had this post idea jotted down to write for some time. At the beginning of this year, I decided that I really wanted to focus on teaching our children our family rules and values. I don’t actually love the word “rules” because that’s not what I’m really trying to set. Don’t get me wrong,…

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    Newborn Baby Routines: 0-3 Months

    March 25, 2019

    Sometimes it can be really helpful to have a baby routine example. I’ve put together this post that gives all the 0-3 month baby routines for my daughter Charlotte. The routines are listed week by week as well as a summary of what that week held and any changes that were made. We used a…

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    Charlotte’s Infant Summary: 5 Months

    March 22, 2019

    Charlotte is 5 months old and while it is exciting to be recording her 5 month routine and update, it is equally mindblowing. Mostly because she is only a month away from being half a year old and I just cannot fathom how that time has passed by so quickly. I mean, I know that…

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    How to Decorate When You Have Kids

    March 18, 2019

    Want to know how to decorate when you have kids? Does it seem impossible? I know that having children in a home does make it tricky when it comes to home decor. It isn’t that you can’t teach children not to touch, but the reality is that this is their home too. They should be…

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  • Toddler girl dusting

    The Best 5 Ways to Get Young Kids Started with Chores

    March 15, 2019

    My oldest child started “helping” me do chores before he even turned one. He was always eager to get involved in anything I was working on. By age three, he could vacuum the family room well enough that I didn’t feel the need to redo it behind him.  Young children are capable of helping out…

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    All the Chores that Your 4 Year Old Can Do

    March 11, 2019

    Are you looking for age-appropriate chores that your 4 year old can do? Our son is turning four in about a month and while he does help around the house a bit, we really wanted to be more intentional about teaching him responsibility in this area. Not only because it is a great character trait…

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    This is How You Keep Your Child’s Room Tidy

    March 8, 2019

    It is easy to keep your child’s room tidy when they’re just a baby, but as they get older it becomes more challenging. Toddlers love to explore and figure out how things work. This often results in a bedroom’s contents being left all over the place. And then there are preschoolers which may not take…

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  • How to Get Dinner on the Table When You Have Small Children

    How to Get Dinner on the Table When You Have Small Children

    March 4, 2019

    Are you wondering how to get dinner on the table when you have small children? Is there some kind of magic trick? Let me tell you, mama, I know the stress of it all. I have 3 children all under the age of 5 and getting dinner on the table is no easy feat. It…

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  • How to Teach Your Toddler to Tidy Up

    How to Teach Your Toddler to Tidy Up

    March 1, 2019

    Do you wish you knew how to teach your toddler to tidy up? You’re sick of constantly chasing after them all through the day, picking up all the mess that seems to trail behind them. I know, mama. I’ve been there. I know everyone says to just let them play and enjoy the moment because…

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