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What is the First Thing You Want to do After Quarantine?

I know we have all been longing for our normal life back. From the small things that you didn’t even realize meant so much, to the large changing things that don’t feel normal to be without. EVERYONE has been affected and lives everywhere have been changed. I would say most, if not all of us,… Continue reading What is the First Thing You Want to do After Quarantine?

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Just Something Sweet

I’ve been having a hard time trying to come up with content right now. I feel like my emotions come in waves and I can’t control when the next one will come. I know I’m not alone. All of us, all over the world are dealing with so many different emotions and we just can’t… Continue reading Just Something Sweet

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A Quick Easy Cheat to Mexican Picadillo

So as many of you may already know, I am not a chef but a Mom who has been on a long journey of discovering her cooking skills. I like easy processes and techniques. I have gone through many Pinterest and Google recipes for ways to cheat an authentic meal. Since I have started cooking,… Continue reading A Quick Easy Cheat to Mexican Picadillo

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Quarantine declutter: a list of places to declutter while social distancing

It’s been a crazy year so far, wouldn’t you agree? I know I’m not the only here who is 1000% over this self isolation, Covid-19 situation. We all want to be back to life as it normally is. Unfortunately there are mandates in place in some areas, mine included, that are threatening fines or jail… Continue reading Quarantine declutter: a list of places to declutter while social distancing

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Raising Independent Children

Since my little guy was about 4 months old, he has always been determined to try and do things on his own. He would roll all over the house because he didn’t know how to crawl yet, just to get to me. When he was one, he would watch close behind us to figure how… Continue reading Raising Independent Children

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Postpartum Essentials & What to expect after delivery

Hi everyone! Sorry I’ve been a little MIA for the past month, but I have some big news to share!! I added a new addition to my family! This is my 5th son and I’m just as in love with him as the others! I’m sure I can go on and on about the love… Continue reading Postpartum Essentials & What to expect after delivery

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Easy Valentines Day Treats

It’s that time of year again, when love is in the air, and finding easy treats to bring to a class party has you scrolling through Pinterest! Well scroll no further because I have simple treats that will impress anyone who comes across them. The great thing about these is that you can make as… Continue reading Easy Valentines Day Treats

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How to Travel Internationally With Your Family

Who doesn’t love a vacation and just because you have children, don’t stop traveling and exploring the world . Some of the greatest moments I have experienced is watching it from my child’s eyes. Sure, traveling with children can be a bit more challenging but like anything else in parenthood, the work and effort is… Continue reading How to Travel Internationally With Your Family

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Pregnancy Anxiety: How I admit to myself it’s OK to not be OK

I want to preface this with an understanding of who I normally am. I am normally a little more reserved, until I get to know you. I prefer to be home with my family or surrounded by my family. I’m not usually a social butterfly, but once I get a little comfortable I will do… Continue reading Pregnancy Anxiety: How I admit to myself it’s OK to not be OK

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Dream Feeding – Helping Your Baby Sleep Through the Night.

I find sleep to be a detrimental thing all mothers are looking for and let’s face it something most, if not all, new Mom’s lack. This was a huge challenge I found myself with as a new Mom. I read a few articles on getting through the rough months of a newborn, and well there… Continue reading Dream Feeding – Helping Your Baby Sleep Through the Night.

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Mommy Essentials to have on hand during sick season

This year really hit us hard with all kinds of illnesses. From ear infections and colds to the nasty stomach flu, we’ve basically been hit with it all in my house. I posted earlier this year about what to do when your child gets the stomach flu and you can check out that specific post… Continue reading Mommy Essentials to have on hand during sick season

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Tamale Fest – A Mexican Family’s Christmas Tradition

Every year, for as long as I lived and even before me, my ancestors have celebrated the birth of Jesus with a delicious tradition of Tamales. There’s a joke, why do Mexicans make tamales every year? Well so they can have something to unwrap on Christmas. As racially insensitive as this may sound, there is… Continue reading Tamale Fest – A Mexican Family’s Christmas Tradition

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12 Cheap Christmas Traditions to Start with your Kids

Now that the holiday season is upon us, I got thinking about all of our traditions we start once the month of December hits. I wanted to compile a list of things that every parent can do with their kiddos without breaking the bank. Some of these traditions are carried over from when I was… Continue reading 12 Cheap Christmas Traditions to Start with your Kids

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Thankful

I wanted to take this time and opportunity to express my gratitude for all of those who have joined us on this journey. Our blog was something that boldly centered around family, the trials and learning aspects of motherhood and marriage. It is the key factor that drove our words unto our posts. Another core… Continue reading Thankful

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My Quest for a Prize Winning Pie

Ok, everybody. I need you to understand somethings right off the bat. First, I love pies. No I’m sorry, I don’t think you understand. I LOVE pies!! It has been my favorite dessert since high school. I would go to a local diner and just try every pie as often as possible. I couldn’t choose… Continue reading My Quest for a Prize Winning Pie

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Thanksgiving Side Dish – Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

It is one of my favorite times of the year. The holidays are rolling in and I am excited for all of the festivities. Thanksgiving is around the corner and it will be here before we know it. I can not wait for all of the delicious food and blessed time we get to spend… Continue reading Thanksgiving Side Dish – Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

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What to do When your Child gets the Stomach Flu

The other day I was woken up by the unsettling sound of one of my kids throwing up, followed by crying, a voice calling out to me, and a sleepless night. Unfortunately we’ve all been there, and most often we are caught completely off guard. Since the sick season is upon us, I was asked… Continue reading What to do When your Child gets the Stomach Flu

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Sometimes Life Can Be A Mother… Tips to Help Prevent Mommy Burnout

Today was just one of those days. From the moment my youngest pried my eyes open with his chubby little fingers, I knew the day was going to be a struggle for me! I tried to start the day as normally as I possibly could, but life just wasn’t going to make it easy for… Continue reading Sometimes Life Can Be A Mother… Tips to Help Prevent Mommy Burnout

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DIY Halloween Costume

Halloween is always a fun time to be creative, especially, when you have young children. Sometimes a child’s request can be really outside the box. Other times you just don’t want to spend a hundred dollars for a costume he or she will wear once for a few hours and if you get lucky maybe… Continue reading DIY Halloween Costume

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Fall Date Night Ideas

Finally, the weather has begun to cool down, pumpkin is added to so many different foods, and the AC has officially shut off. In other words it's sweater weather. Although I normally like to just cuddle up with a nice warm drink and good movie, my husband and I are finally at a time where… Continue reading Fall Date Night Ideas

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How to Overcome that Not So Easy Liquid Gold

I always knew I wanted to breastfeed. I also thought because my mother was so successful at it, it would be an easy thing. I was sadly wrong. It was probably one of the hardest tasks I would learn in my life. All the things I heard about, mothers not being able to produce milk… Continue reading How to Overcome that Not So Easy Liquid Gold

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Easy Large Batch Pancakes

Most mornings consist of me serving a warmed up breakfast and getting my kids into the school room to start the day. I try and get things done as quickly as I can so in the back of my mind I am not worrying about a mess to cleanup during our first break. But some… Continue reading Easy Large Batch Pancakes

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5 Steps to Scheduling Your Baby -WAHM

One of the most vital things I learned while working from home, was finding a balance between juggling a newborn, getting my work finished, all while managing my home life. The best way I found to accomplish this was by setting up a schedule. What worked for me was not adjusting to baby’s schedule, but… Continue reading 5 Steps to Scheduling Your Baby -WAHM

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8 Tips For A Healthy Happy Marriage

My husband and I are creeping up on being married for almost a decade now, and it hasn’t always been rainbows and butterflies. We have had our “for better or for worse” times for sure, but it doesn’t mean that we have a horrible marriage. I’d say we have experience and knowledge to know how… Continue reading 8 Tips For A Healthy Happy Marriage

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North Arizona Family Trip

This summer our family planned a last minute trip to Arizona. Something fun to do with our son before he started Kindergarten. Planning a family trip can always be stressful and very time consuming. Even more so, when traveling with a toddler. You always need to be prepared because kids are always full of surprises.… Continue reading North Arizona Family Trip

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Simple & Easy Breakfasts that aren’t Cereal

These super simple breakfasts have saved us way too many times! It’s such a no brainer when you think about it, but there are days when our brains are just worn out. I have complied our favorite easy breakfasts to help you get your day started right! Right Out the Fridge  These breakfast ideas are… Continue reading Simple & Easy Breakfasts that aren’t Cereal

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5 Products and Practices for Potty Training

The day has come, that moment when you think your child may be able to use the restroom like a big kid. First, make sure your child is really ready. This varies in age and depends on the child. I have had friends and family start as early as 1.5 years old and some whose… Continue reading 5 Products and Practices for Potty Training

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6 Homeschool Mom Hacks

I have to admit, the title says homeschool mom hacks, but in reality, so many of these can be utilized by all moms (or dads). The first year I homeschooled was madness. I tried so hard to research different types of homeschool homes. I asked questions, I watched hours of YouTube videos, and I scoured… Continue reading 6 Homeschool Mom Hacks