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Easter Advent Countdown for Kids

Today is the perfect day for us to begin our Easter Advent countdown, on Palm Sunday!  This is a sweet time for our family as we take time each day and remember how much God loves us! But if for some reason you’re getting started late, don’t fret because guess what, it doesn’t matter. Because my […]

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Easter Basket Gift Idea: Dad’s Easter Stache

Honestly, I had not thought about giving the hubby an Easter basket until now but seriously why not give dad (or grandpa) an Easter basket?  It’s like a Christmas stocking but in a pastel colored basket on Easter morning!  So after pondering this idea, I thought mi papi would’ve loved a manly Easter basket jam packed with […]

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I Bet You Didn’t Know Duct Tape Could Fix… Oh You’re Going to Laugh

  I debated on what to title this post.  Should I go with “You know you’re a missionary when….”  or You Know You’re an Expat when… or You know you’re ghetto when… So I went with a more general title and I’ll let you be the judge on which “You know when…” would best fit.  Seriously, […]

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Family Fun: Wacky Family Dinner

I had so much fun putting together our Wacky Family Dinner today. As you may know, today is April Fools Day.  I have always been a little prankster, I could sit down for hours with you and share all of my fun prankster stories from college.  But once I became mom that side of me […]

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Easter Activity: You’ve Been Egged Activity {Option for Long Distant Relatives}

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. Holidays can be hard when you live faraway from extended family.  Easter is one of those special holidays that I wish my kids could enjoy our traditions together like: Running […]

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Simple Birthday Tradition: Waffle Birthday Cake

Every year around the beginning of March my kids excitedly discuss their birthday.  Their conversation goes something like this, “Do you remember last year I got 10 huge pancakes?  Do you remember one year they were all different colors? Last years party was so cool, this year I want a spy party. No I want […]

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When You’re Not Wanted

I’m definitely familiar with the emotions that come with feeling left out. Feeling rejected. Feeling alone. Feeling like you don’t fit in. But I can’t even begin to fathom what it feels like for your own parents not to want you.  To roam the streets looking for food because you are your own boss and […]

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When Mom Forgets There’s No School & Indoor Cardboard Slide Fun

Yes, once again I forgot there’s no school. Yes, I’m cool like that. Yes, I know what you’re thinking, “Isn’t your husband the principal?” Yes, there is a school calendar sent home at the beginning of the school that I apparently don’t look at. I was actually quite disappointed because I had a whole day planned […]

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These Chubby Little Fingers

I love these chubby little fingers. They are the last in our household before they hit the official “big boy” stage. And before I know it, they will transmogrify into the strong, long fingers and arms that will look more like their fathers than mine (thank goodness for them). What is it about those chubby […]

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Home Decor with Kids in Mind Tips

When my little one was first born, I had a hard time finding a balance with my style and the fact that I had a little one cruising the house.  I new there were things I needed to put away that were possible dangers but I also didn’t want to get rid of my pretty living […]

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Activities for Kids and Free Strider Bike

Who does love kids activities and free practical prizes that your kids can use!  Well, this giveaway has both you can download the kids activities via Productive Parenting and then enter the Strider Bike giveaway below.  Enjoy and good luck! I’m excited to be teaming up with Productive Parenting and Strider Bikes to bring you […]

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Tips for Running a Race with Your Child

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with LUBRIDERM and Latina Bloggers Connect. My first race with my son was absolutely one of the many special moments we’ve had together since he was born. It was such a neat time for me to cheer him on and to cross the finish line together. We started […]

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Presidential Family Dinner Fun Facts {Free Printable}

Weekday dinners is the place where we catch up, play and laugh.  And for some odd reason always spill a drink. It’s inevitable someone ALWAYS spills a drink during our weekday dinner.  Anyways, our boys are into riddles and fun facts so I thought I would come up with this fun Presidential Family Dinner Fun […]

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Meaningful Valentine’s Day Countdown for Kids

Go deeper–is my mantra this year.  This year I wanted to focus a bit more on the depth of God’s love for us and help my kids make a deeper connection to that by being a vessel of it.  Obviously, this is something I should and try to do all year but this week I […]

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On a Dime Decorating & Organizational Ideas for Your Small Playroom

Yay! You dont’ know how excited I am that I finally get to share with you our playroom. I started back in October but was overwhelmed with the task and it was left unfinished until now.  It’s also our homeschool space so I’ve been itching to get this project DONE. I spent yesterday, morning, afternoon […]

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Valentine’s Day Activities for the Family {#30DaysofPlay}

Valentine’s day can easily get boxed into a romantic holiday but it’s so much more then that and I want my little men to have that message grounded in them while they are young.  Maybe when they become teens they will choose to ignore it but it will hopefully be embedded in their hearts and […]

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Meaningful Valentine’s Day Family Tradition

I’ve always enjoyed giving my husband homemade Valentine’s Day card.  But when I came up with this idea one year when my first born was little I decided this would be our new tradition. With this tradition your kids will end up with keepsakes of your love for each other, a book, and your spouse […]

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Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt

One of the traditions we started two years ago was a Valentine’s Day scavenger hunt that would lead them to their Valentine’s day book (I share here about this tradition) and treat.  It’s really easy to put together and your kids will enjoy it! You can also modify this activity for an adult Valentine’s Day […]

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