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Jan 1, 2020

How a trip instead of gifts made Christmas better

Hey friends. It’s a new year, and like most of you, I’m reflecting on how the last year went, and what I want to do differently this year. But what I really want to tell you is, how a trip instead of gifts made Christmas better for our family. This is for sure something I want to do again! We’ve got four kids and a year ago I wrote a blog titled, What almost every parent wants...Read More 

Sep 11, 2019

13 Stay-at-Home Date Night Ideas

Whether your budget is tight or you feel like a slave to your own house because you have children, you still deserve and need a date night. In this blog, 13 Stay-at-Home Date Night Ideas, I’m gonna help you get your creative juices flowing, so you can still have that super important time together with your spouse. Here are 13 Stay at Home Date Night Ideas! Make drinks and sip them on your...Read More 

Aug 28, 2019

22 Date Night Ideas for Everyone

My husband and I go on a date every Thursday night. We have done so over 3 years. We love date night and sharing date night ideas with others. Before we had kids, we went out together to dinner or had a nice meal at home 2-3 nights a week. We REALLY like each other and have always set aside time to talk and share a meal. Over the years we have been together (20 years so far) we have had a lot...Read More 

Aug 22, 2019

7 Time Saving Tips for Moms

If you clicked on this blog, then you obviously want to learn some time saving tips for moms. You are in the right place! I could have came up with more than 7 Time Saving Tips for moms, but I thought these are the best and I don’t want to waste your time. You. Are. Welcome. See I’m already saving you time. 😉 Ok let’s get straight to 7 Time Saving Tips for moms! 1. Meal Plan This...Read More 

Aug 9, 2019

Strangers knew my child was autisic before I did.

I remember the first time a stranger said my daughter acted just like her daughter who is autistic. She (the stranger) was waiting on us a local family restaurant in our town. She called her older daughter, who was bussing tables, over to see our curly headed cutie and was going on about how our girl and her younger daughter with autism had the same smile, the same serious look and other similar...Read More 

Jul 7, 2019

How to Delegate Chores to Your Children

If constantly picking up after your children and feeling more like a maid than a mom is your cup of tea, then you don’t need to keep reading this. But if you want to teach your children to pitch-in and take responsibility for helping tidy-up, then this is just for you momma! Keep reading to learn how to delegate chores to your children. I’m going to give you a list of things our kiddos...Read More 

May 20, 2019

How to show RESPECT to your spouse!

Not everyone knows how to show respect to their mate, so I thought I would share some basic advice on how to respect your spouse. I was recently scrolling through Facebook and saw something kinda sad.  Shocker, I know. The post was asking about someone’s mate and really very personal. The one spouse was going on about how the other wouldn’t go to counseling, but that they wanted...Read More 

Feb 27, 2019

Wintertime Pick Me Ups

I used to really like the Winter. But after we had kids, and the yucky germs that get them and us sick, we have had a little different perspective on cold weather. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has been looking for some wintertime pick me ups. So I thought I would compile a list! Wintertime Pick Me Ups Fresh flowers in the house. After the festivity of Christmas and Valentine’s...Read More 

Jan 25, 2019

Why I choose to be a working mom when I could stay home

This is such a personal and vulnerable topic. There are so many emotions around this choice of being a working mom or a stay at home mom. I hope that you will hear me out and read the entire post, Why I choose to be a working mom when I could stay home. Why I choose to be a working mom when I could stay at home with my 4 children. I always thought I would really enjoy being a stay at home mom,...Read More 

Dec 17, 2018

The week our daughter was diagnosed Developmentally Delayed

It’s 5:35 in the morning on a Wednesday in September. This is the second early morning in a row I’ve woken with anxious thoughts, then distinguished said thoughts with the truth about who my daughter is. The truth that she is exactly who she is supposed to be, and the truth that we are supposed to be her parents and the truth that God put her in our lives for many reasons and that...Read More 

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