5 Essentials for Your 6 Month Old Baby to be Happy

My daughter turned 6 months old in this past month! I can hardly believe it but the first six months have flown right by despite my best efforts to slow time down, soak in each moment and intentionally savor each baby phase and milestone. This post is sponsored by Happy Family Brands but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.  Affiliate links included below which means if you click through or purchase something through my links, I’ll receive a small […]

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How to Plan a Sensational Snow White Party

Snow White Birthday Party

Crimson and navy and gold. Bright bold primary colors fill the room. Balloons glinting, ribbons curling, paper lanterns swaying, silk shimmering, glitter sparkling. Soft white roses and red felt apples are scattered about. A little girl with a red bow in her dark hair dashes by. Her rosy cheeks match the checks of the Snow White figure balloon bobbing over her head.  A blue banner swaying lightly in the air describes her perfectly in this moment: “Stella is the fairest one of […]

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The One Powerful Secret to Overcome the Overwhelm

Overcome the overwhelm

Feeling overwhelmed as a mom is one of the worst feelings in the world. It can make you anxious, restless and frustrated. As the overwhelm mounts in one area of your life, it can overflow into other areas. For instance, I will start to be overwhelmed when I look at my never-ending work at home to-do list.  Then while I’m trying to tackle that list, I notice how messy the house is getting and how much the laundry has piled up […]

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23 Lovely Items to Put in the Little Easter Baskets

Filling Easter baskets is always such a fun part of preparing for Easter. I love coming up with new items each year and finding practical ideas that I know my children will enjoy. Since I have all girls, the Easter items tend to be on the girly side and I also try to include items that the whole family can enjoy such as bags of candy that my husband and I like as well as the kids so that we can all share.  […]

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How to Effectively Potty Train a Toddler

How to potty train a toddler

*This post was submitted by Erin from Transition Tales, a company that creates personalized potty training books for little ones. Affiliate links included below which means if you click through or purchase something through my links, I’ll receive a small compensation at no cost to you. See full disclosure here. Toliet training a toddler. If I could put it on my resume, I would.  Actually, why not?  Surely anyone with children would look at that accomplishment and at least acknowledge its value. […]

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5 Ways to Incorporate Your Kids into Lent

Lent

In our house, we have short attention spans, high energy and very young minds. So for Lent, I try to find, few small, simple ways to incorporate Lent into our week without it being overwhelming for me or the little ones. It’s beneficial for me to have a sense of accomplishment that at least my kids are doing something even if it still feels like close to nothing. So if your household is anything like mine, here are some suggestions for this liturgical season: Set up a […]

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