Category Archives: Parenthood

Is Toy Rotation Worth The Effort?

Six months ago I got fed up with all of the toy clutter around the house and decided it was time to take drastic action. I gathered up all the toys, sorted them into bins, and started our family’s experiment … Continue reading

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I’m Scared to Have 2 Kids: an update 2 years later

On April 23, 2012 I took a deep breath and published a blog post that I was nervous to share. I confessed that my swollen belly made me anxious. I wasn’t ready to have two kids. In fact, I was … Continue reading

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Tips & Inspiration for Creating a Summer Fun List

It is already the middle of June, but it isn’t too late to write a Summer Fun List. I’ve made a summer fun list for 3 years and I find that it helps me to stay intentional throughout the summer. … Continue reading

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Babies Don’t Keep: A Benediction to Weaning Moms

When talking about weaning from breastfeeding there is a fine balance between being supportive and encouraging someone to wean their child too soon.  Yet, no one nurses forever.  There always has to be an end and sometimes that can be … Continue reading

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Painting Just For The Sake of Painting

This post contains affiliate links. Please tell me that I’m not the only mom who struggles to do organized crafts with her kids.  We do a lot of drawing, coloring, singing, dancing, and reading in this house, but step-by-step crafts … Continue reading

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