kids

All the Best Backpacks, Lunch Boxes, and Water Bottles for Back to School

It’s sort of a point of contention that I didn’t cry at our wedding. We laugh now, but I’m definitely not historically the most sensitive one in our relationship. That said, I cried at Target this weekend. No I didn’t weep hysterically, but big crocodile tears welled up when I rounded the corner from dry goods to school supplies and spotted a sign that read ‘College Essentials’. Today it’s Kindergarten, tomorrow it’s college. At least that’s what my brain translated to my vulnerable mother …

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All the Best Tips for Traveling with Little Kids

It’s that time of year. Summer family travel is one of the best parts of having kids and being a parent! Traveling with kids has it’s own challenges, but it’s also incredibly fun and fulfilling! Keep reading for all of our best tips and tricks for traveling with kids and having the best time! I have always known that I wanted to travel with my kids. For some people, my husband included, the idea of toting around tots in another time zone is a quick way to cue stress or anxiety, and understandably so. To me, though, the idea …

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Real Talk with Real Moms || Our Nightly Routine

(This post is part of our Real Talk with Real Moms series. Be sure to check out the other posts today from  Lovely Indeed ||  Studio DIY || The Sweetest Occasion || Freutcake || Apartment 34 ) Is there any topic more central to parenting than sleep? The only two books I read while pregnant with Parker were both centered around sleep and whether it was newborn sleep, dropping night feedings, transitioning out of the crib or nightmares and being afraid of the dark, it seems like sleep is still a central theme at almost every age. (I think …

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20 Things You Can Buy For Their Easter Baskets That Don’t Involve Sugar

We are headed to Washington D.C. this morning with the girls and I’m so excited! A few weeks ago, though, I realized the trip was just a week before Easter and decided to get all of my basket shopping done early! How adorable are these Easter baskets?! (They’re from Williams-Sonoma!) As far as things to fill them, I just have such mixed feelings on candy as a mom. I don’t want to be a crazy person about it, but it literally does nothing good for them and just becomes a battle that I don’t want to fight. We will likely …

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