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How to Raise Kids With Values

How to Raise Kids With Values

Raising kids is a full-time job. Often there are tears (both yours and your children’s). It’s expensive, stressful and sometimes thankless. But it’s also the most rewarding and important job in the world. And also one of the most difficult. Let’s get through this together! I have a friend whose child has been making poor … Continued

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How to travel abroad with kids

How to travel abroad with kids

If you follow me online, you know that my family recently got back from an epic trip to the UK, France and Spain. All six of us packed up and spent most of the kids’ winter vacation there, something we’d been looking forward to for a long time. We’ve done some travel as a family … Continued

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Mexican Quiche

Mexican Quiche

I found this recipe online, then modified it meet my family’s tastes (the kids weren’t a fan of the jalapenos!). Thank you to The Girl Who Ate Everything for the inspiration! Print Pin Mexican Quiche Ingredients1 10-inch flour tortilla1 rotisserie chicken or shredded boneless, skinless chicken breast2 cups shredded cheddar cheese2 eggs1 cup whole milk1 … Continued

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Our Big Puppy Update

Our Big Puppy Update

It’s been a while since my last update on our puppy, Ivy, and since it’s never a dull moment I figured I should let her check in! First of all, I did not know I was signing up to have a crazy, four-legged toddler in the house. We love her dearly (and Jeff tolerates her) … Continued

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How to handle 4 kids in 4 different schools

How to handle 4 kids in 4 different schools

By now, kids across the country are back to school. My kids have been back for several weeks now, and it’s been interesting having four kids in four different schools. Of course, this was really my doing. When you spread out having kids across nine years, you really get what you get. No complaints here! … Continued

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Prepping Yourself – And Your Life – for Summer Break

Prepping Yourself – And Your Life – for Summer Break

Are your kids getting antsy about summer vacation coming up? I’m not talking about going away for vacation–I mean just being off of school and lounging around the house. School days have challenges. All the sports practices, homework and driving kids around here and there. But summertime has its own problems, whether you work from … Continued

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Bargain Shopping Basics

Bargain Shopping Basics

On a recent trip to Wisconsin, I dragged Jeff, Jack and Charlie to Goodwill to scope out some deals. We ended up finding some team T-shirts that we could wear to the football game we attended. But I don’t only enjoy going to Goodwill when I’m out of town. I happen to love finding bargains … Continued