Can This Baby Monitor Change The Game With Our 4th Baby?

There’s very little we “need” for a fourth baby. Luckily, I’ve held onto most of the important stuff- bouncers and rockers and cloth diapers, etc, and I know what a true “need” is and what will likely wind up superfluous baby crapola a few months in. Our last baby was a wee newborn over 3 years ago, though, and that is a long time when it comes to innovation inView full post »

More Details! Our Oahu, Hawaii Anniversary Trip

So how did we decide on Hawaii as the destination for our 10 year anniversary? It actually wasn’t our first, 2nd, or 3rd choice. Originally, it wasn’t even on the list! Only because I didn’t think it would be remotely affordable, and I assumed traveling there would be a huge pain. I was partially right about all of that, but mostly wrong. I always figured we’d go somewhereView full post »

It’s Rare We Keep Promises To Ourselves, But We Made This Happen!

When we got married 10 years ago, we threw one bad-ass party in Texas. We were living in the DC/VA area at the time, and we planned it from afar. To this day, there isn’t a thing we regret about it… at least that we’ve allowed ourselves to remember. Take heart, newlyweds! It’s totally possible to take any unpleasant wedding day memories and stuff them way, way down in aView full post »

Get Excited About Fire Safety With These Free Tools For Parents & Teachers

Leyna’s current obsession is fire safety. She’s literally dancing around my office right now singing, “Fire safety!” She’s also decorated my office wall with the family escape plan she made at school today. This is a post sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association and In fact, when the National Fire Protection Association reached out to meView full post »

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