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Mifold: A Booster Seat Review

Recently our family traveled cross-country for a wedding in a big city. As all of you know, the planning of travel and logistics with kids is never fun. We were staying downtown and would not have a rental car. This meant that we would be relying on taxis, Uber, and public transportation. Which prompted the […]

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Camping with Kids in AZ

Camping with Kids in Arizona

Before I dig into this post, I want to give you all a flashback into my life. I was 15 years old and on an overnight camping trip. Food wasn’t cooked properly. There was an obscene amount of rain. Sleeping bags were set on an incline. No sleep. Just sliding down a hill towards a […]

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Build a Racecar Party!

Truth be told, I am not a huge fan of planning birthday parties. I know that for some people, this is completely their jam and they are awesome at it! It. is not. my jam. I had managed to dodge party planning for my own kids for the past two years. At the end of 2016, […]

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Sometimes We Say “No”

It seems to have happened overnight. Our calendar became a shared, color-coded rainbow, over scheduled mess. Events, gatherings, sports, extra circulars, meetings, parties, plans… Partner that with a traveling spouse, and it got out of control quickly. We are very thankful to have family, friends, and things that keep us busy, but there are times […]

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What I Will Miss About Summer Break

Rewind back to May 2016, and try to remember being on the brink of summer break. If you had struck up a conversation with me at that time, it likely would have centered around me being terrified of summer. Do I have enough activities planned for my kids so they aren’t bored? Do I have […]

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A Taste of Mom Freedom

According to my bio here at SMB, I have two kiddos. 🙂 My husband and I have a 5 year old and a 2 year old. Our 5 year old is starting kindergarten this school year. He did attend full day Pre-K last year, so we feel the band-aid has been ripped off for us. While Kindergarten […]

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