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Mastering the Dinnertime Hustle

Master the dinnertime hustle. Get your kids to eat well

Some of the best parents I know struggle with dinnertime. As responsive parents (better known as authoritative parents) we want to let our children express opinions in their daily lives. We also want to listen carefully to their thoughts and give them options. But when it comes to eating, we also want them to eat healthy. So…what […]

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Back When I Used to Be Pretty

Y’all, I turned 33 yesterday. I am pretty sure I woke up with at least six new wrinkles. But I also woke up thinking about a recent chat I had. A couple of times per month I have a woman come in to help clean my house. I am thankful for help–Lord knows I need […]

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Why I am Feeding my Kid More Peanut Butter and Jelly

There has been a lot of magic happening in our house the past few weeks. Particularly at lunch time. Prior to this fall, my toddler has always helped me prepare lunch. However, when he went back to school a few weeks ago we have somehow fallen into a newroutine. Everyday I pick him up and […]

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Ripping the Band-Aid off Clutter

If you know me, you know I am seriously into decluttering. Not only do I want to have a cleaner home, but I also want to instill a family value into my children. I want to teach my kids to buy intentionally. It goes hand-in-hand with decluttering. I want my kids to be able to […]

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What to Say to Pretty Little Girls

I probably read a few dozen articles online everyday. But each year, only a handful really stop me in my tracks. In 2011, I didn’t even have a baby. I was barely married a year. But I mentally bookmarked an article by Lisa Bloom because even though I didn’t have a daughter, I needed it. In […]

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VLOG | Organizing Baby/Toddler Girl Clothes

Rompers, tunics, leggings, and skirts, oh my. I spent the first 6 months of my daughter’s life struggling to get her clothes organized. But hallelujah, we finally have a system. In this video, I am sharing with you our game-changing solution. Not only is it easier for me to keep straight, but it’s easier for […]

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How to Really Tick off a Toddler

On Saturday morning the toddler was dying to go to Home Depot with his dad. He was so excited. Being new potty-trained, I overheard my husband tell him,“you can’t go with me unless you go potty first”. This made him melt. He ran around in circles screaming toddler-appropriate obscenities about how he was not going […]

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Why my Kid Doesn’t Listen to Me

Last week the toddler dumped his glass of water on the table. As I reached for a cloth to clean it up, he screamed–“look Mama, a lemon!” To which I responded, “Um no, that’s just spilled water”. But he still demanded, “no, it’s a lemon”. I looked again. The puddle of water had formed into […]

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I am out of my comfort zone

Why I need to get out of my comfort zone as a mother

We run a tight ship at our house. That makes us creatures of habit: predictable meal schedules, nap routines, bedtime protocols—overall consistent rules and structure for the kids and adults alike. Kids thrive on structure and predictability. I get that. Actually, I couldn’t agree more. But structure and predictability frequently gives me the itch for […]

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