First Day of School (Plus @AboutOne $500 Giveaway)

This morning, I dropped my girls off for their first day of school. I think I was supposed to be sad, taking my youngest to kindergarten. It’s hard to be sad, when she’s so excited. It’s also hard to be sad when I think of the increased productivity 7 hours a day will bring. You […]

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Booking a Busy Summer (Plus KinderCare Learning Camps & Survey Results)

School’s out, and Momma’s on duty full time. For the next 12 weeks. Our summer calendar is filling up quickly—and I like it that way! There will be summer camp, Camp Grandma and a host of daily activities designed to keep me out of the loony bin. We have scheduled play dates, library events and […]

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On Money and What I Should Have Done

Thank you to TurboTax for sponsoring my writing about household finances.Learn more about how TurboTax can help you find every tax deduction you deserve. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective, which endorses Blog With Integrity, as I do. Ok, so here’s a confession: I spend a lot of time at […]

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On The (Not So) Perfect Holiday Photo (Plus free Shutterfly cards)

‘Tis the season for widespread panic over getting the perfect family photo to show off in your holiday cards. I know people who spend hours trying to capture a gorgeous photo, with smiling faces, well-dressed kids & family harmony. I’m not one of them. Because that’s not my life. I don’t have perfect children. We’re […]

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On Family Vacations

Sponsored By Cheerios® is giving you the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, your ultimate family vacation. As part of a paid promotion for their “Do What You Love” Sweepstakes, for a chance to win your own ultimate family vacation. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective, which endorses Blog With […]

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