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9 things to consider when buying a family car

December 5, 2018
2016 GMC Acadia for a family of 4

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Kelley Blue Book; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. There are so many nuances to buying a car for your family that I never had to think about when it was just me. I upgraded from my little compact car to my first “mom car” (a Honda Pilot) when Blaire was a month old. All I…

the best way to backup your photos

October 30, 2018
iphone with photo apps

Anyone living in the modern age has struggled with the best way to make sure your photos and videos are backed up. Before I had all of my files set up to backup automatically, I used to lose sleep over what would happen if I lost Blaire’s baby photos, or the videos of her first day of life. Knowing all of those memories are living safely on a…

one year with our home security system

August 1, 2018
Per Mar Home Security System

This post is sponsored by Per Mar Security Systems. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It has been just over one year that we’ve had our home security system. I am so happy we finally got one! It was something I had always wanted because I am the person who analyzes every little noise I hear. And I typically wake Jason up to ask if he heard…

hospital bag checklist

July 5, 2018
hospital bag

This post is sponsored by Degree Women but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.One question that never goes away in the mom community is “What do I need to pack in my hospital bag?” Well, today I’m sharing a free printable to help you tackle packing your hospital bags! (Scroll to the bottom to save the free checklist printable.) toiletries: deodorant: One thing that was…

co-sleeping saved me

July 2, 2018
bed-sharing

The title of this post may be a bit dramatic to some, but hear me out. I know I can’t be alone when I say motherhood has been so much different than I ever imagined. For some reason I thought I knew exactly what kind of mom I’d be. All the things I would do and wouldn’t do. And let me just say, in my mind, I had…

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