10 Gifts Young Dads Will Dig + A Gift Basket Idea

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DadsMyHero #CollectiveBias  My husband is a young dad; we’re young parents. We became parents at the tender ages of 20 and 21. So, instead of turning up bottles in the club, we were turning up bottles at the…

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Paint Chip Bookmark & Reading Punch Card

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Getting kids to read can be tough. I know that it was tough at first for me to get Jam to read. She wanted to do anything BUT read. We bought her books about every topic under the sun.  Anything that she remotely expressed interest in, we bought her a book on it. Butterflies, science, dolls,…

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Easy Mother’s Day Gifts for Introverted Moms

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If my husband and daughter ever saw fit to give me a gift certificate to a rock climbing place, I would have some choice words for them. Yeah, yeah, I know it’s the thought that counts, but if they’re giving me those things as gifts for Mother’s Day, then they are obviously not thinking. See,…

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What to Read in May

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I’m officially behind on my GoodRead’s Book Challenge. Yep, I am. I’m not too surprised because life has been taking off, in a good way though. With my new job and newfound love for this blog, along with some other projects that I’m working on, my leisure time has all but seized to exist. For…

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20 Confidence-Boosting Daily Affirmations for Kids

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Recently, I found the transformative power of daily affirmations. Of course, I had been hearing about how great affirmations are and how they have the power to change your life, but not quite realizing the power of thoughts and words yet, I shrugged it off as woo woo. You know, that new age stuff that…

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Sometimes Things Don’t Go As Planned

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A few months ago, I quit my job.  I left the chaos, the sleepless nights, the nagging feelings of guilt, and the constant depression and fear.  I let it go–dropped it on the floor and walked away. Within one week of making the decision to quit, I had another job offer on the table. I…

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He’s Just Not the Man I Married When He’s Hungry

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias You know how you’ve been with someone for so long that you think you know them? You can anticipate almost every move that they’ll make or know exactly what they’ll say before they say it because…

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