Posts filed under: PARENTING LIFE

A Snow Day is My Mental Health Day

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. If you make purchases through these links (at no additional cost to you), I receive some spare change that indulges my chai latte... Read More

How to Improve Communication with Your Partner in 7 Easy Ways!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Chocolate, flowers, special dinners or gifts are usually the norm to honor this day celebrating romantic love. I thought I’d honor Valentine’s Day... Read More

Back to School: 5 Things My Stepdaughter’s Teachers Should Know

Summer is winding down to a close and it’s almost back-to-school time again. With four kids in our blended family I have to navigate meet the teacher nights, haircuts, doctors’... Read More

9 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Dad

Guest Post by #lightscameradad As I sat watching my kids splash around and navigate the endless political intrigues that a day at the pool involves, I caught myself thinking about... Read More

Mother’s Day Reflections: My Dreams Came True

Some young women dream of careers, of marriage, of fame and fortune, of travel, of the excitement life can bring. My dream was always, for as long as I can... Read More

6 Ways I’ve Become a Better Stepmom

Over the past 5 years, I’ve strived to become a better stepmom. I’m proud of the growth I’ve made and hope to continue to learn and better myself as I... Read More

Mother’s Day Wish List: 25 Gift Ideas for Every Budget

This post contains affiliate links. Mother’s Day is around the corner and I am already getting requests from the kids, from my mom and from the hubster for a complete... Read More

Monday Musings

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer” — Author Unknown Today I’m gathering together all of the well loved Lonely Planet travel guide books from my bookcase... Read More