Back to School To Do List

It’s almost September. Days are getting shorter, and parents are getting excited for back to school time! Every year I seem to forget all the things we need to do to get i ready for back to school.  Although this year we did find new backpacks and lunch pails at Costco earlier this month.  I’m […]

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My Day Off – Plans vs. Reality

If you’re a regular reader of mine you’ll know I only work (outside the home) 4 days a week.  Wednesdays are “my day off.”  I’m using quotes there because I don’t really feel like I use those days for “day off” things. I wanted to make a post sharing my day off activities because I’d […]

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The Mom Five Minutes

If you, like me, have young kids you’ll understand the “Mom Five Minutes.”  You may not have dubbed it such in your life, but I know it happens in your family just like it does in mine. I didn’t appreciate the Mom Five Minutes until this summer.  I’ve spent a lot of time sitting by […]

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E-cloth review


Lets talk about cleaning for a minute, shall we?  I’m going to be honest and say I don’t clean my house a lot.  My family and I are pretty untidy, but I try hard to not have the house be “dirty.” When I was offered the chance to review a cleaning cloth I had mixed […]

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Mom Life: How I See It

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Once you have kids your life stops being about you.  Suddenly what you do for yourself just flies out the window.  Everything you do, especially in the early days with a new baby, is about them.  You sleep on their schedule, you eat when you can sneak it in, you only go out if you […]

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Bedtime Routines In Our House

Bedtime Routine

As a Mom, and as a person with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, I am so interested and amazed by the differences in my daughters.  While they look similar, they are almost as different as night and day.  Their personalities, preferences (food especially!), and just general attitudes are so dissimilar.  I had created a […]

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My Kids Watch Crap On YouTube


Are your kids old enough to read and spell?  If they are, chances are they also watch crap on YouTube. As a blogger I’m finding I need to also know something about photography.  Someone gave me the brilliant suggestion to go to YouTube and watch videos.  What a great idea!  So I thought I’d take […]

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