Author Archives: Jill

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Still Loving Our DIY, Low Budget Hardwood Floors After 3 Years

It’s been 3 years since we installed our own hardwood floors on a small budget. We are still in love with them, and I’mView full post »

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With Experience Comes Confidence- Another Year Of School Begins

“I don’t like my hair spiky,” he said as I came at him with his dad’s bottle of hair gel. “Okay, let me justView full post »

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Bats & Balls- This Is Not About Baseball {Contributor}

Contributor Suzanne Davis loses her mind a little shortly after having her 3rd baby when bats invade her house while her husband is stuckView full post »

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I Want To Be Strong- On Body Image After Anxiety

Fighting to get stronger, mentally and physically, and silencing that voice in my head that longs for a skinny, ill body.View full post »

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Stitchfix August Box- What I Love, What I Don’t

A rundown of what I loved and what I didn’t in my August Stitch Fix box.View full post »

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Kids Left In Hot Cars- Some Facts

When Allstate approached me to work on a series of sponsored content, like this post, they wanted to know what were some safety issues IView full post »

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Notes To The Babysitter- Video

I made a magical discovery this week while excavating the wonder that is our home office. Under piles of files, I found a notebook datingView full post »

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I Regret Not Sleep Training My Baby

I regret letting my anxiety and the fear of judgement from others stop me from sleep training my baby.View full post »

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“Kids Live Here” Home Design

My kids may ruin a lot of things, like my ability to ever wear anything white, but they definitely have not ruined our ability to have aView full post »

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Favorite Breastfeeding Products & Tips, Plus Video

I’m sharing some of my favorite breastfeeding products, tips, and advice.View full post »

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Pregnant News Anchor Passes Out In Street, Signs Off To Be A SAHM {Contributor}

Julie Kroenig was living “the dream” as a morning anchor for WKRN in Nashville, but after exhaustion literally lead her toView full post »

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Let It Grow

Texas peaches sprout on their own from a compost pile. The case for letting “weeds” grow.View full post »

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Puppy Themed 1st Birthday Party

A huge thanks to Minted for sponsoring Lowell’s birthday party and this post! Lowell is always happy. His open mouth smiles, andView full post »

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Glue Resist Fabric Painting- DIY Tutorial

Awww, yeah. It’s crafty time! Y’all, I am so freaking excited because the fact that I not only blogged this DIY but also MADEView full post »

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Lowell Is One, And Life Is Good For The 3rd-Born

In many ways, I think life is better for our 3rd-born than the other two. We are more confident parents, he has siblings to play with, heView full post »

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Carter’s Is Hipper Than I Remember – And a Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Carter’s. If you like free kids clothes, maybe stick around to check out the $50 giveaway at the bottomView full post »

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So You Want To Be A Blogger? Here’s How To Get Rich

You tell me you think you want to start blogging, and I’m really excited for you! Blogging can make you rich, it’s true. IView full post »

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How To Fold A Fitted Sheet… kinda

I know I’m really bad about coming up with big ideas and then not following through. Trust. I know. These things eat away at me. IView full post »

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Stitch Fix, Fix My Sad Closet

Last year I got an invite to a fashion blogger thing in L.A. I laughed from inside the warmth of my hoodie, and pushed my greasy hair backView full post »

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40 Weeks 5 Days Pregnant Is A Lot Of Pregnant {contributor}

Today I share with you this very profound piece of writing by my friend, AND NEW CONTRIBUTOR (YAY! Ya’ll will love her!), Suzanne.View full post »

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Launching My YouTube Channel with the Help of bumGenius

Yesterday I unveiled the shiny new blog design, and now I show you what’s up my other sleeve. A fancy new YouTube channel! You canView full post »

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Open House- Welcome To My New Space

On the first day of this year, I decided I would make things happen in 2014. Leyna had her arm in a splint after breaking it the dayView full post »

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We Are All Here

So, so many of you reached out, commented on, and shared this story of motherhood, loss, appreciation, and immense love when I posted it inView full post »

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Stop It, Summer

I got a catalog selling “Back To School” clothes and backpacks yesterday. And then I went to Target and scored 70% off a newView full post »

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Rendi Story Boards- A Photo Solution & Giveaway

My oldest child is only 6 years old, but technology has changed so much since he was born. The majority of the photos I took of him as aView full post »

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Some Crib Mattresses Make Better Trampolines

As much as I try to stick to daytime working hours the days all 3 kids are in their summer program, nighttime work is inevitable manyView full post »

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Judgement Doesn’t Make You Fail-Proof – On Babies Left In Hot Cars

Every year, every. single. summer. my heart aches a deep, sharp, searing pain for the children who are lost to a tragic accident that takesView full post »

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The Excessive, Ridiculous Bunk Bed

When we decided to put the boys together in Kendall’s room (versus selling this house, buying a new one and trying not to getView full post »

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Rice Cooker (Pan)cake- I Went There

If you live in the internet as much as I do, there’s a good chance you’ve seen someone rave/rant about this revolutionary(?)View full post »

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On My Worst Days, On My Best Days

I honestly think I could count on one, maybe two hands the number of times I’ve taken all three kids somewhere by myself (outside ofView full post »

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“Helping Hands” DIY Handprint Gift

Fathers Day is less than 48 hours away, so naturally I just finished the DIY project with the kids I’ve been planning on making forView full post »

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Commonly Overlooked Household Hazards to Baby-Proof for

Lowell is in full get-into-all-the-things mode. He’s pulling up on cabinets, pulling things out, trying to climb onto windowsills. HeView full post »

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Help Me Raise Money For Postpartum Progress, Win Cool Stuff From Joovy

I have a confession to make. When I first started blogging, started really getting to know the sphere of parenting bloggers, and got toView full post »

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What I Had Wrong About Public School Kindergarten

The first couple weeks of kindergarten for my oldest last August were brutal. For all of us. He spent mornings – very early morningsView full post »

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This Might Be The Most Controversial Post Ever- I Love The Otteroo

Let’s get a few facts out of the way first: 1.That is my 10 month old, floating in a pool with an inflatable ring around hisView full post »

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The Myth That Car Seats And Carts Are Made For Each Other

I spoke with a car seat brand representative last month, and their pitch was focused on extra measures of safety. A news story was fresh onView full post »