First Snow! One of my favorite days of the year! And the best way to enjoy it is to snuggle down in my comfy chair next to the window. I love watching snowflakes fall as I cuddle up with my snuggly blanket and warm up with my favorite tea. As snow covers the last evidence […]
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“Why did you make that sound Mama?” came the question from the back seat of the car as we were making our morning rounds to school and daycare dropoffs. It caught me by surprise when I realized this little person was talking about my “sigh.” She had caught something and was puzzled by a reaction […]
The average family has 2.4 kids, and this seems pretty accurate from personal observation. Having five kids in our family, I thought it would be fun to offer some insight to some things I have realized as our family has grown. (Disclaimer: Every family is different and this is only written regarding my own personal […]
It’s natural to want to share everything with your best friend, so when Katie and I discovered that we were both expecting twins in the summer of 2014 we were ecstatic. To make it even more exciting, our due dates were only 4 weeks apart! Katie and I met at age 10, and while I […]
Ready or not, November is here. Which means you have probably already started thinking about the holidays. I know I am already looking forward to hosting Thanksgiving for my family this year. Thinking of all of the yummy food has my mouth watering. But there is more to the holiday season than just food and […]
I remember it like yesterday, and working in the college readiness field, I think about it all the time. I was obsessed with my college search. In 10th grade my best friend and I would spend hours reading the big fat Peterson’s Guide instead of going to parties. We knew the ins and out of […]
I don’t drink coffee… “Really?” I’m often asked by other moms. “Why?” Is usually the next question… Followed by, “Then how do you do it?” I drink a lot of wine! The secret is out… just kidding! Well kind of… Ok but seriously here is the truth… I’ve tried drinking coffee a few times. It makes me […]
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