Parenting & Family Life

Here’s a thing you may have figured out about me…I’m a wife and mom..yep, you guessed it. ;) Here are a collection of posts that share my life with family as a wife and mother. My favorites that I’d love to share with you are right here at the top.


I’ve been married for almost 11 years. This is my recollection of 10 years. 

Tools of a SuperHero Family

I think my family has some superhero strengths! Check them out in this post. 


If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen me posting using #homeschooling, missed my cute first day of school pictures and made the guess that we’re choosing to homeschool this year. If you didn’t, here’s my big announcement: We’re homeschooling my oldest son this year. When we considered who he is as a […]

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Welcome to Summer Camp at Home! School’s out or it will be soon, so what are your plans for the summer? If you’re like most people there are some camps, family travel and a few other things but some weeks, there is nothing currently planned. That’s why we’re here on the blog to give you […]

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This is a sponsored post however all opinions are mine. June is right around the corner and for my family, that means it’s time for the #Juneabration! All four of our birthdays are in June, including at least two birthday parties sometimes up to 4, not to mention Father’s Day and a few graduations, so obviously my […]

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Every Prom season, I love seeing all the pretty pictures of the girls in their dresses and guys dressed up so handsomely in their tuxes. I know one day my sons will be those dapperly dressed boys. But there’s one picture I’ve seen making the rounds that I just can’t like. I think the girl […]

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When you’re pregnant or a new mom for the first time (or first time in a few years!), there’s so much to learn. All about the rules for car seats, what bottle is best, how do you swaddle, what type of crib mattress to buy – These are all some of the questions that I […]

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It’s already mid-March and I’m behind in sharing my #FamilyChallenge for March. Our friends over at Scholastic sent a box of books over so we could participate in the 20 for 20 Family Reading Challenge. Our love for Scholastic (and their book fairs especially) is not new but I was so glad to accept the […]

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This spring, I’m trading in my #TeamMom headband for #CoachMom headband. Yep, I’m coaching the soccer team for the little one and I realized that I have given over all my Saturday mornings for the next 8 weeks. I’m a little overwhelmed by this development but when I signed up on a whim (I was […]

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One of the things that makes my heart smile the most is seeing my boys happy and feeling secure. The Bears for Humanity lying here in this picture is part of how they feel secure. As a human, it makes me smile to know we’re paying it forward by giving a friend into another family with […]

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While Netflix and Chill has taken on a whole different meaning than what it used to (google it for the non-family version 🙂 ), my family took a little time out during our snow days last weekend to do just that. We literally watched a lot of Netflix and chilled out. We started our day […]

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Welcome to February! Love is most certainly in the air with all the thoughts about Valentine’s Day in just two weeks. Earlier this month, I saw a post about the Valentine’s Day Heart Attack for your children in February. The idea is that you post a lovely note to your children every day with something they do […]

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