4 Stress Relief Tips for Busy Parents

Being a parent can be super stressful when you’re juggling anything and everything all at once. If you want to keep your sanity in check, taking the time to decompress is a must. It’s okay to be tired, overwhelmed, frustrated, fed up—these are all natural emotions, and try as you might to prove otherwise, you are indeed a mortal person, not some superhuman tasked with saving everyone else’s day but your own.Seriously, bottling these things up for too long can lead you to the brink of implosion. If you want to take the selfless route and claim there’s simply no ...

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Fireside Upgrade from Wayfair Coming Your Way!

Fireside Upgrade from Wayfair Coming Your Way!

Stay tuned...I'm giving our fireplace a fresh new look for fall this month with Wayfair and will check in soon with the finished look. In the meantime, check out these items I'm shopping and considering to make it happen. Bring on the fall decor!Sunflower Floral Arrangement // More Faux FlowersWooden Pumpkin Porch Sign // More Outdoor Halloween Decorations3 Piece Woven Basket Set // More Storage ContainerssPumpkin // More Halloween DecorationsPumpkin Decorative Accent // More Pumpkin DecorationsLighted Vine Pumpkin // More Halloween Decor AccentsHarvest Floral Arrangement // More Fall DecorationsAssorted Boxed Pumpkins & Gourds // More Fall Decor Accents

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10 Amazon Prime Day Deals Moms Need to Grab!

Thank you to Slickdeals for sponsoring this post so I can fill you on the on the 10 Must-Shop Amazon Prime Day deals moms need to grab!Hey oh!! Who's down with me 10/13-10/14 to score some boss deals? Amazon Prime Day is a virtual holiday for me, and I am stoked! ​​​​​​​I look forward to this event for saving a boatload of money on items my family needs and wants. And with all the stress of 2020, snagging some great Amazon Prime Day deals moms will love feels like a much-earned boost!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Over the years, I have refined my strategy a ...

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How Online Learning Stole My Mom Soul

This is the story of how online learning stole my mom soul. This isn't just my story, but the shared story shared of friends, family, neighbors, and all my fellow parents in the trenches this fall. This isn't a pretty story, but it's real, it's true, and it might just make you feel a bit more normal lest the beast of online learning has landed with a deafening thud at your door too. Or at the very least, it might help you feel less alone when you want to bang your head on the kitchen table because life is so ...

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Home Before Dark Book Club Discussion

Go Carrie for bringing us October's virtual book club meeting ON TIME this for the first time in a bit (eek!) despite all the endless online learning craziness. You rock, Carrie! Read on and hop in our Home Before Dark book club discussion, friends!As weird as this year has been, I refuse to give up on Fall! I will LOVE those leaves and LOVE those pumpkin spice lattes (fight me!) and LOVE the weird, perfect weather and LOVE those cornstalks and cute, baby white pumpkins and LOVE the smell of apple cider and LOVE jeans and flip flops that eventually ...

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