Parenthood

Get a Handle on Your Laundry with this Easy Laundry System
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Get a Handle on Your Laundry with this Easy Laundry System

I used to be the mom with a huge pile of laundry on the church or bed. I used to feel overwhelmed and like I was never caught up on laundry. Can you relate?? But a couple years…

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Naturally Dyed Homemade Playdough

I’ve been making homemade playdough for years, but in the last few years, I’ve been experimenting with different ways to dye playdough naturally. This simple playdough recipe is quick and easy, and you’re likely to have most of…

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Free Printable Nature Scavenger Hunt

Now that it’s warming up here in Wisconsin, my kiddos and I are enjoying all the wildlife and plants that are popping up around us! I made a couple free printable nature scavenger hunts for us to do…

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Six Simple Swaps to go Plastic Free with Kids in the Kitchen

In my journey to making our day to day lives and our home more sustainable and having fewer toxins, I have been trying to free our lives of as much plastic as possible. There are many reasons to…

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Our Homeschool Room and Play Room Tour

We’ve lived in our 1880s farmhouse for about two and a half years now, and in that time, I’ve rearranged the bedrooms about fifty bazillion times. Seriously. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen my sewing room…

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Hiking With Kids: How to get started and what to bring!

One of our family’s favorite things to do together is go hiking! It’s something we’ve done together long before we had kids, and it’s been such a consistent part of our family’s routine that our kiddos have grown…

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When Motherhood Isn’t What You Expected 

Anytime you bring a new baby home, your life is going to change. Most of those changes are so, so good. And many are just as difficult. But babies grow and (eventually) sleep through the night, and what…

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Planning a Family Vacation Without Losing Your Mind (plus FREE packing list printable!)

                                      Summer is here! Schools are letting out and everyone starts thinking about pool days, park time, and family vacations!…

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A Baby to Snuggle

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve heard the news, but I’ve neglected to share it here. Baby five has arrived! Little one joined us about two months ago, though it feels like he’s always been a part…

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Real Mom Confessions: How to End the Toothbrushing Battle

                                   I think it’s fair to say that parents everywhere have experienced the same struggle at least a time or two: the…