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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Disney Junior. All opinions are 100% mine. I know Mother’s Day was a few weeks ago, but I’ve had these thoughts and feelings stay strong with me the last few weeks and I just felt like I needed to document them. In the past,…

Hey friends! I love winter, but even I’m starting to feel a little cooped up! During the warm months, we will often do picnics or even just eat in the backyard on a blanket to help spice up lunch time! Over Winter Break we were all bouncing off the walls, so I pulled out some fun…

I’m afraid by putting my feelings into words somehow it will minimize the feeling we experienced this past Christmas morning. There was a magical and almost sacred feeling in our home and I hope that I can somehow convey that feeling to you reading this. When we first started this journey (and before it became…

Have I told you how I am the meanest Mom ever? Its true, my kids do not have a video game system, iPod, cell phone, tablet, or any other sort of electronic device. They also don’t have any social media accounts and I don’t let them browse around on YouTube or the Internet. Being that…

We’re three weeks in to the New Year.  Hopefully you are going strong on whatever resolutions you’ve set out for yourself.  My personal resolution for a Bright New Year cannot really be measured, but so far I feel like I’m doing a pretty good job at bringing my own brightness into my daily life.  One of…

To Pam, Lisa, and all of the wonderful Over the Big Moon readers, thanks for having me!  I’m excited to contribute to this blog that offers so much for families, particularly Moms. I am a mother to three beautiful children myself.  I am also blessed to be the bride to a wonderful husband. In the…

Postpartum – the term post partum doesn’t always mean that you are depressed or sad or even a little crazy!  Although, if you ask my husband he would quickly tell you that after our 1st and 2nd child I was in fact a little crazy.  Postpartum can simply just be the term that is used…

As I’ve been in the mode of really organizing and getting my house functioning better we have really been purging a lot! Especially in the toys department. I realized that my boys had WAY too many toys!  Being that this last baby of ours is a girl too – it made it much easier to…

I have very strong ideas about kids and video games. In my personal experience I can visibly see a decrease in their imagination literally each and every time they get off a device. Its like they forget how to play. I also see the opposite, the longer they play without plugging in the more creative…

Last Friday Night I was blessed to have a heart to heart about parenting with some amazing women- Pam, Jessica from Pretty Providence, Kelly from Dixie Dollar Deals, and Heidi from One Creative Mommy. We spent a lot of time talking about how social norms are making it hard to be a parent. Sometimes doing the…