Month: June 2017 Posts

Traveling

Road trip game-changer: the hotel suitcase.

June 27, 2017

A cross-country road trip with four small children is no small feat. I used to say, “it’s so hard!” But, the more I harness each experience as an opportunity to improve, the hardness just melts away.  Each little “problem” that makes ________ (fill in the blank) hard 9 times out of 10, has a real […]

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Traveling

In case you lose a kid at Disney, like I did.

June 23, 2017

I love sharing my life with you on Instagram. The little snipets of our days keep me feeling connected and real.  Did you catch my story about losing a kid? And, if you didn’t… I’ll recap it for you here. I had lots of messages from mommies asking me to detail how to train your […]

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Conversations That Matter

Why Moms Need Solution-based Connection

June 19, 2017

One year, I wanted to meet other moms. I joined a young moms group for the connection. Every week, we would come together and report on life, basically. It was awful. I filtered tons of complaining. So sad. I shed real tears and wiped them on my sleeve. Why is this the way it is? The […]

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Why you should definitely compare.

June 14, 2017

Sometimes, I jump in there and stir the pot. Here I am again…asking you to to let me ramble on about a word or an idea. But, I think you’re used to trusting me more and I’m getting a little more used to not fearing your reactions. So….. let’s talk. I ALWAYS COMPARE I always […]

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Summer Screen-time Limits.

June 13, 2017

Ahh. Summertime. We homeschool. You probably knew that by now. So, basically summer means….nothing. Ha. My kids are with me all the time. I think I have settled into that fact.  In all honesty, at some point I got over the constant fantasy that I’d experience 8-3pm M-F without kids. Some days, it just sounds […]

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Cooking at Home

Scott’s Salmon Tacos

June 7, 2017

Anyone that knows us, loves and appreciates the fact that my husband can cook. Seriously, cook!  He whipped up some fish tacos for lunch but they were so unique and delightful, I couldn’t help but share.  He’s not a “recipe cook” and doesn’t measure anything so………I’ll do my best to detail it out for you.  […]

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