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spring cleaning roundup

Resources for Spring Cleaning Your Home + Your Life

  Today I’m linking up with Shay and Erica for Workin’ it Wednesdays, and we’re coming clean about what we’re doing to get our house in shape this season. *cue nervous laughter* I’ve never been intentional about Spring cleaning. In fact, I felt a sort of rebellious attitude toward it much earlier in my marriage […] Read more…

You Are a Good Mom

I’d never seen my either of my kids’ blood, minus a few scraped knees, until last week. I was working on one side of the peninsula in our kitchen, making dinner, while my son Kai sat at the counter and Sylvie was playing on the other side. Suddenly, she was crying—a piercing “something is really […] Read more…

10 Ways to Switch Activities without Tantrums

Difficult Transitions Streams of sunlight filtered through the trees in shades of orange and pink as a cooling breeze fell softly over the playground. The shouts of happy children reached upward, mingling with the warm evening air. It was my husband’s difficult task at this moment to break the news to our son Kai that […] Read more…

laptop and coffee love

Balancing Work & Home Life as a SAHM

When I saw the the topic for Wednesday’s linkup from Shay and Erica*, I was excited in a way that only a blogger can be. I couldn’t wait to share a little of what works for me, and (especially) read about what works for everyone else!     I’m part of the small group of […] Read more…

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