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Jan
23
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday, Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// Throw In Some Rocks

by // on Jan 23, 2018

Looking for a way to get your kids out in nature? Just throw in some rocks. Trust me on this one. As a family, we try to make it a priority to get out into nature. The kids and I regularly go on hikes, visit local and state parks, and spend as much time as…

Nov
14
2017
Just Your Average Wednesday, Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// They Grow (Out Of Their Clothes) So Fast.

by // on Nov 14, 2017

I’ve said it before – They grow so fast. Our kids are all growing and changing before our very eyes every single day. And, you know what this means? It means that they CONSTANTLY GROWING OUT OF THEIR CLOTHES. I noticed it last week. Hayden decided to put on a pair of pants one crisp…

Aug
29
2017
Just Your Average Wednesday, Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// Say Cheese!

by // on Aug 29, 2017

With the start of the school year upon us, we’ve all been inundated with a slew of “First Day of School” photos. Children posed in front of their entry door, in front of their school statue, near some pretty flowers. They are probably smiling and wearing something cute, be it a uniform or a brand…

Aug
22
2017
Just Your Average Wednesday, Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// Fourth Child

by // on Aug 22, 2017

In early October 2012, I found out that I was pregnant with our fourth baby. I cried. Seriously, I sobbed into Justin’s shoulder, telling him that I had legitimately no idea how I was going to successfully mother four children. I was in the throes of barely surviving each day with needy twin toddlers under…

Aug
15
2017
Just Your Average Wednesday, Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// What To Do About All Those “Precious” Papers

by // on Aug 15, 2017

Each and every school day, each one of your kids comes home with several, and I mean several, very important papers. Pieces of artwork, stories they wrote in their English class, models of Jesus’ tomb, pieces of flint from the playground, notes from their friends, etc. etc. Each is the expression of their beautiful minds…