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  • I know this is the time of year when you're bombarded with gift guides, but seeing a loved one's face light up on Christmas morning is the BEST. THING. EVER. so I'm sharing our family's favorite toys, gadgets and doo-dads to help you become a gift-giving hero. Best of all, they can all be purchased online and they all include options under $100; read on for a whole bunch of cheap Christmas gift ideas!

    Holiday Gift Guide!

    Life

    I know this is the time of year when you’re bombarded with gift guides, but seeing a loved one’s face light up on Christmas morning is the BEST. THING. EVER. so…

  • Calming a Cranky Baby

    Motherhood, Parenting

    Every mom in the history of the universe has, at least once or twice, found themselves in the awful position of figuring out how to make a baby stop crying! Especially…

  • Helping Kids Snack Healthy

    Food & Recipes, Life

    This post has been sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Cooking for, feeding and cleaning up after kids has to be one of the most…

  • Finding a good babysitter

    Household, Parenting

    Who thinks that a great babysitter is worth their weight in gold?? But it can be tough to find a local babysitter who is easy to trust and rely on. Read…

  • Lose Weight While Nursing

    Fitness & Nutrition

    Does anyone else think it’s hard to lose weight while nursing? Do you try everything to lose baby weight only to feel sabotaged and like nothing you do makes any difference?…

  • Tour of Scotland

    Life

    We just returned from a tour of some major cities and sites in Scotland and it was amazing! Check out some of the highlights of our Scotland tour. If you’re following…

  • DIY Chore Chart – VIDEO

    Household, Parenting

    Do you need a family chore chart? How about a household chore schedule for you and your husband or roommates? I’ve got some great ideas for household chore charts in today’s…

  • Old House Tour!

    Life, Parenting, Video

    I’ve got a house tour up for you guys today…of our old house! It’s a quick and dirty look of how we fit 8 kids into a 4 bedroom, average sized…

  • Camping with kids: how to get sleep!

    Life, Parenting

    Camping can be an awesome family bonding experience, if you prepare and bring along the right equipment to ensure your safety while camping! Time together out in nature is one of…

  • Overcoming our fear of failure

    Faith, Life

    Failure can be hard, scary and even just the thought of it can create stress and anxiety. Overcoming the fear of failure can seem daunting but it’s all within our own…