Toy Organization Tips

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We have two play areas in our home. A large gameroom upstairs that’s a free-for-all toy wise and a smaller play area in the corner of our living room downstairs. I generally try to keep toys assigned to a specific floor but it’s inevitable that over time the upstairs toys wander downstairs and vice versa. I quickly learned that toy … Read More

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Decision Fatigue

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Last Tuesday was a tough day. Nothing bad happened but nothing came easy either. For the first time in over a month Alvy slept until almost 7 AM, I slept through my alarm and didn’t wake up until Alvy woke up – at 7 AM. Instead of having my usual morning full of habit and routine, I found myself running … Read More

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Traveling with Kids

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We’ve been traveling a lot lately – four of the last five weekends we’ve been out of town. We didn’t do this intentionally – it just happened. The truth is we’ve never been ones to let our kids keep us from doing something. Though traveling with kids can be hard, a well organized parent will go a long way to keeping it … Read More

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Creating a Daily Schedule

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We’ve been doing a lot of adjusting around here lately. Evelyn started pre-school earlier this month and though I’ve really enjoyed the little bit of break that only having to care for one child has brought it has really thrown a wrench into my daily schedule. Surprise! I keep a schedule! Okay, not a surprise. Being a stay-at-home-mom and a … Read More

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A Day in the Life {September 23, 2015}

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I’ve always loved reading other people’s day in the life posts and I thought it would be a great way to share with you what my typical day looks like. I have two kids. My daughter, Evelyn is 4 years, 4 months old and my son Alvy is 2 years 3 months old. Though Evie goes to preschool two days … Read More

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How to Attach Car Seats to Rolling Luggage

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We’ve been traveling a lot lately. I’ve got a whole post coming on traveling with small kids but for now I want to talk about something very specific and important to anyone who has ever tried to fly with kids. Car seats, planes and how to get car seats through airports and onto planes. This isn’t a post about organizing … Read More

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Why You Should Wear a Watch

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I’ve always been a time person and I’ve worn a watch for as long as I can remember. When I got my first smart phone though I ditched my watch. Actually, I think a lot of us did. What was the point? Why bother wearing a watch when you’ve got a clock on your cell phone? Sometime after Evelyn was … Read More

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