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Must haves for a Road Trip with a Two Year Old

As a mom of 3 little ones, I have some experience with taking kids on road trips. My third child is two now, and I’m gearing up for some upcoming road trips. Two year olds present a special set of challenges on the road. They generally like to move and have shorter attention spans, making […]

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Mom of 3’s Favorite Easy Chicken Breast Recipes

When I’m stretched for time, which as a mom of three, is most days, I rely on easy, delicious dinner recipes that my family loves. Chicken breast recipes are my go-to because chicken is such a versatile protein and my family loves it. Today, I’m sharing a round up of our favorite easy chicken breast […]

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Show and Tell Ideas that Start with C

My twins’ preschool class has show and tell every week, and each week’s theme is a different letter of the alphabet. Every week, I spend at least a few minutes brainstorming items we own that start with the letter of the week. I know many other preschool and kindergarten parents are doing the same. I’m […]

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and every year I have trouble thinking of gift ideas for my dad and husband. My kids are still too young to really shop for their dad, so the task of gift-giving is still on me. I’ve rounded up my husband and dad’s very favorite gifts to give […]

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DIY Nacho Bar for Easy Entertaining

We love to entertain, and with three kids we try to keep things easy and low-stress. One of our go-to menus for a casual, family-friendly party is a nacho bar. Our guests always love it! In this post, I’m going to walk you through how to create a delicious DIY nacho bar for a crowd […]

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3 Easy Eco-Friendly Kitchen Swaps

With all this extra time at home, I am investigating easy ways we can make our kitchen more eco-friendly. I started paying attention to what ends up in our garbage and found that a significant portion was plastic zip bags, aluminum foil, and plastic wrap. After doing some research, I made easy swaps for these […]

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List of Pantry Staples and 33 Meals to Make with Them

We’ve all looked at hungry faces at dinnertime and wondered, what in the heck are we going to have for dinner? Meal plans are great, but even the best planners get caught once in awhile unprepared. It’s no problem to get dinner on the table fast when you’ve got a well-stocked pantry. I’ve organized a […]

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Mom Life Parenting

Ways to Celebrate Kids’ Birthdays at Home

Birthdays are a magical part of childhood. Our kids talk about their birthdays all year long- the superhero cake we’ll have, who will come to celebrate, the colorful balloons we’ll get, and so on. With quarantine in effect due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many kids will have to celebrate birthdays apart from friends or extended […]

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No prep, No mess Activities for Preschoolers

No prep, no mess activities keep preschoolers busy with less work for parents There are times throughout my day with three young kids that I need a fun activity that doesn’t involve prep on my part and won’t create a mess. After we’ve cleaned up dinner and before bed, for instance, I’m tired and I […]

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50+ Non-Candy Ideas for Excellent Easter Baskets

Easter is one our family’s favorite holidays. One of our traditions is to give our kids an Easter basket filled with small gifts. For the past few years, we have opted not to include candy in our kids’ Easter baskets (more on why below). Just because there isn’t candy, doesn’t mean there is any less […]