Toddlers and Pool Safety

toddlers and pool safety

Now that summer is in full swing, many of us will be visiting the neighborhood pool (or the one in our backyards!) with our families. While the pool can be lots of fun for our little ones, it is also smart to be aware of some safety measures to put into place so that you […]

How to Take Better Pictures of Your Kids

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. One thing I learned early on as a mom: having professional pictures taken of my kids is a terrible form of torture. The first time I took my baby daughter in for professional photos, it took 4 hours (no lie): the photographer was running late, and then took F-O-R-E-V-E-R […]

Menu Plan Monday


Happy Monday! How was your weekend? We had a great weekend…celebrating our daughter’s first piano recital, at a baby shower to help our friends prepare to bring home their new adopted daughter, and doing all the regular errands like grocery shopping and haircuts It was a full weekend! This week is our kids’ last week […]

This Week’s Best Free Kindle Books

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It’s that time again…time for free Kindle books just in time for the weekend! A big thank you to Shelly from Frugal Family Home for contributing to this list! Please note, this post contains affiliate links. Free Kindle eBooks Fiction A Cast of Stones (The Staff and the Sword Book #1) Julia: (A Sweet Western […]

3 Tips for Protecting Summer Hair Color

3 Ways to Protect Summer Hair Color

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Pantene Platinum at Sam’s Club. Summertime can be so much fun…warm, sunny weather, a relaxed schedule (no school!), and being able to spend lots of time swimming and unwinding by the pool. Unfortunately, for those of us with colored-treated hair, the sun, chlorine, and heat can take a […]