Happy Mother’s Day!

May 14, 2017

This post is sponsored by Pampers, but all opinions are my own. Happy Mother’s Day!!!  I am a gigantic advocate of Mother’s Day.  Not just because I am one, or because I have a great one, but because I feel that mother’s deserve to be celebrated.  I have known some incredible women in my life and I continue to be inspired by hard working moms all around me.  Sometimes these women are not even mother’s but have nurtured my children in ways I just could not and they deserve to be celebrated.  Sometimes I’ve never even met these women but they have played such a strong role in the way I look at life.  And these women deserve to be celebrated!  Baby Bosty… Baby Savy… Baby Kai and Coopey… The first Mother’s Day I can recall was just a few months after I had delivered Boston.  My Dad held me tight and with all the authority a Father can muster he quietly whispered, “Happy Mother’s

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Easy Neighbor Gifts for Mother’s Day

May 12, 2017

Every Mother’s Day my kids make their annual macaroni craft to give me and we pass out little treats or cards to those women who have just gone the extra mile to influence our family. It’s usually on Mother’s Day that we get around to it because I’m seriously not that put together you guys, but this year the stars just aligned! So I thought I’d share our easy Mother’s Day gift idea for neighbors and friends, it really was a lot of fun to do with the kids and you can pick most everything up at the grocery store #win.

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More than just Chocolate!

February 10, 2017

Can you believe Valentine’s Day is right around the corner?!  I feel like V-Day has become a holiday typically celebrated by those who are in love.  My little family, though, thinks of it as a day to show appreciation for all the special people who have made an impression or impact in our lives!  Next week Boston and Savy are heading to their third school this year.  Their teachers have been so amazing, really encouraging them to make new friends, helping them get caught up on their lessons, and just loving them and making them feel welcome.  As a mother, I can’t express my gratitude enough for the wonderful teachers and bus drivers who have made such a difference in our lives this year.  When merci reached out to me, telling me that they were celebrating all the unsung heroes in the classroom, I knew I had to be a part of it!! With a name that literally means “thank you,” merci believes there is

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