DIY, Guest Post, Parenting Tips

Tips for Organizing a Child’s Playroom

With a child around, it can sometimes seem that cleanliness and organization isn’t a possible goal. The truth is, though, that with a few simple tips, organizing a child’s playroom is easy. You can transform your child’s playroom from a messy frustration into an area that you and your child are happy with.

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Parenting Tips

How to Help Your Child Accept a New Baby


Expecting a new baby is both exciting and terrifying! Especially when you have another child at home already. How will they react to the new baby. Here are some simple tips on how to help your child accept a new baby.

When I found out I was pregnant with Little Miss, one of my first worries was how Bugs would adjust. I wanted to aid him in accepting this new baby as much as possible.

As soon as we found out she was a girl and picked her name, we immediately started telling Bugs about her. We’d let him kiss my belly and tell him about his sister.

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Parenting Tips

Why Your Second Kid Is Different

Why Your Second Kid Is Different

Do you remember being told as a first time mom “you won’t do that with your second kid”?

This phrase used to annoy me to no end. I was always thinking, “of course I’m still going to do that!”

I had no idea what they were talking about. I always pictured that commercial where with the first kid the mom is hand sanitizing everything and with her second she just hands the kid to the mechanic to write a check.

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DIY Wood Stain: An Experiment

I’ve been wanting to create some new wood shelves for my bathroom. After going to Home Depot and looking at all the stains, I couldn’t find on that I loved. I found a couple that I really liked, but they were expensive.

A quick Google search shows me I could make the stain myself. I figured it was worth a shot to make a ‘free’ stain rather than spend money on one I may not like.

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Guest Post

The Traveling Tooth Fairy – Passport 4 Change

“The more you experience in life, the more you have to offer others”-Sara Blakley

I’m a Flight Attendant and my husband is a commercial airline Pilot and we have traveled to more than 60 different countries. Travel is so important to us for so many reasons. I love to get out of my comfort zone and exploring different cultures.

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DIY, Printable

Open When Letter Ideas for Men

Ever since posting the Open When Letters I sent my sister I’ve been getting a lot of emails asking about what to do for Open When Letters for husbands and boyfriends. Since this seems to be a common need among my readers, I thought I’d ask my husband for some help and give you some of our ideas. Below you will find the best Open When Letter Ideas for men.

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Photo Sessions

Christmas Mini Family Shoot

Can you believe Christmas is right around the corner?! I feel like 2018 just flew by. Have you taken any family photos this year? If not, Fall is the perfect time of year to get photos taken! I like to pick a certain time of the year to get our family photos taken. That way I’ll remember every year to get them done. Fall is a great time because it’s nice to slow down as a family and do something that doesn’t have much pressure. The colors are beautiful, since it’s getting dark earlier the light is perfect before bedtime, and you’ll have something to put in your Christmas cards! (or just post on your Facebook).

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