Birth Story Part 2 – Labor and Delivery

Birth Story Part 2 – Labor and Delivery

When I first decided to write my second birth story, I debated whether or not I should do it as one post or a series of posts. Ultimately, I decided that there was way too much to share in one post. So, for the sake of my time and your time, I came up with a mini...
Birth Story Part 1 – Why I Chose Induction

Birth Story Part 1 – Why I Chose Induction

Today is my son’s due date which makes it the perfect day to share the first part of his birth story. In order to understand the choices that I made surrounding the birth of Baby Owl, I’m going to have to back things up to the day Baby Fox was born. You...
Five Ways I’m Preparing for Baby #2

Five Ways I’m Preparing for Baby #2

When you look up “ways to prepare for a baby,” you’re often bombarded with list after list of all the things you should be doing to make your house ready for a new little person. The lists contain things like wash the clothes, decorate the nursery,...
Why You Don’t Need a Toy Room

Why You Don’t Need a Toy Room

About a year after I adopted minimalism, my friend Becky stopped by for a visit. My triplets were 4 years old at the time, and I’d worked steadily the previous 12 months to rid my home of excess stuff. “Where are all your toys?” she asked, a bit shocked. Becky hadn’t...
Hello October

Hello October

Since it’s been a while since I’ve posted on the blog, I thought it’d be great to jump back in with a goals and update post. I’ve been busy brainstorming, working on Little Learning Moments, and growing a second little boy in the past few...
10 Ways to Travel with Kids Without Leaving Home

10 Ways to Travel with Kids Without Leaving Home

Most parents agree that traveling with children is worth the hassle. When we expose kids to different cultures, we broaden their perspectives and show them how the world is made up of various life styles and so many types of people. By taking kids out of their comfort...
Couponing for Busy Moms

Couponing for Busy Moms

Have you ever seen the TV show “Extreme Couponers” and wished you had the time (or the energy) to get those kind of savings? Or maybe you leave the grocery store thinking, “I just blew my monthly grocery budget….and it’s only the first week.” That used to be me.  No...