Gift giving is definitely my love language. In another life I'd love to be a personal shopper, though the real joy for me is watching someone open a gift I purchased that is just right. I especially like finding...
 With families spending more time at home together in 2020, many people have added a pet to their household. Teaching children pet care can begin as young as two! If you’ve added, or are thinking of adding a pet...
By now you would think I would know not to compare one pregnancy to another. They are never the same. Even when you think you know how things will go, a curveball hits and you are right back to...
Like many parents this fall, you may find yourself unexpectedly homeschooling your children. You may be drowning in Pinterest boards full of great homeschooling ideas, but not have the time to implement them. Enter the Substitute Teacher. We present...
My journey with Lucy begins a little differently than the others. You see, I was never pregnant with Lucy. She's our story of special needs adoption. I never expected to have a “typical” baby only to be surprised later...
Every day is unpredictable, crazy, fun and the unexpected finds a way to make its face known- this is a day in the life of a QCA foster mom/teacher at the beginning of June during the COVID-19 Pandemic in...
What do you see when you look at this picture? It’s a celebratory birthday drink! Lovely kitchen. Huge smile. A woman who has her act together. It’s exactly what I wanted the picture to look like. It was perfectly...
As a family, we love doing projects and creative things. We have subscribed to several different subscription boxes for kids over the year. While being quarantined, these are the top three mom and kid-approved subscription boxes that we love....
Summer is here! Well, not officially, but I'm wearing shorts, so close enough. I have always been the kind of mom to spontaneously say YES to playing in the creek, only  to realize I'm taking home a pile of...
Hello fellow teenagers, my mom's making me write this because I have a C in algebra. I personally will do none of these things, and continue to refresh Snapchat 5,739,283 times a day. Teen, things to do while you’re...
Offering help to a new mom is something we all want to do, but sometimes we don't know exactly what to do. New moms might not even know what to ask for because they are overwhelmed with all of...
Pregnancy - it can be a beautiful season. But it can also be laced with challenges for many moms. And for some, body image can be a difficult part of pregnancy. It is for me.    While I know in my...

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