The Ultimate Guide To Going Back to School For the 1st Time 5 Tips for Parents

I am so excited to have Erin from Perfectly Port Family join us today for a blog takeover! She has such a gift in keeping us mamas encouraged, and I know you will just love her. Erin is sharing her best tips for parents sending our kiddos back to school. As a mama, and former teacher, she has some great tips on how to help ease the transition.

I am also doing a guest post on Erin’s blog about easing the back to school jitters. Be sure to check it out here.

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Is your child heading back to school for the first time?  

Everyone is excited to gather up that list, shop for school supplies, and research all the options on how to take that perfect first day of school photo.  However, your heart feels a bit tender at the thought.  

I spent years ushering weepy parents out the door of my classroom and then before I knew it, it was my turn to be that parent. If I could go back in time, this is what I would tell my tenderhearted self.

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Easy DIY Glitter Hair Clips – Full Tutorial

If you have a little girl, then you know that hair accessories are a must! There are a ton of options out there, but being a DIYer I wanted to try to make my own. That is why I am super excited to share this super easy DIY Glitter Hair Clips!

My daughter absolutely loves her hair bows, hair clips, headbands…you name it…and she LOVES it! She especially loves anything with some shimmer…because who doesn’t? 😉

I decided this mommy needed to get it together, and try to make her very own Glitter Hair Clips. This DIY project is super easy ya’ll, like you cannot mess this up! 🙂

Easy DIY Glitter Hair Clips - Full Tutorial

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Top 10 Skin Care Essentials For Busy Moms

So, I have to say that through motherhood, my daily makeup routine has had a major shift. Like it’s the bare bones minimum! With that I really try to focus on taking care of my skin with my skin care essentials.

You know like your mom told you to do, but you didn’t listen and went to bed with a full face of makeup on? 😉

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10 Reasons Why You Are Handling Motherhood Like A Boss

You are probably saying to yourself, “Lady, I’m not certain of what this stain is on my shirt, and I possibly showered like three days ago. I am definitely not feeling like a boss of anything, let alone motherhood.” And, then you probably laughed and laughed.

I totally GET IT! I too have really long days that I feel like I am absolutely drowning!

Y’all, this motherhood thing is seriously tough. And, the best part is, you don’t actually understand the toughness until you go through it. YAY for us! 😉

But, I am here to tell you, that you are in fact totally rocking this motherhood thing! So, sweet mama…let me give you 10 reasons why you are handling motherhood like a BOSS!

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Quick And Easy Black Bean Tostadas – Meatless Monday Meal

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I don’t know about you, but Mondays can be really hard for me…especially when it comes to making dinner. One of my go to meals are these quick and easy black bean tostadas!

Seriously y’all, these tostadas are so good. Even my wonderful husband, who is not let’s say the most meatless open minded individual, loves them. They are super easy to make, and incredibly filling. Which in my book, is a winner every time.

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The Best Playroom Decor Finds on Amazon

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Did you know that you can buy decor you love without leaving the house? Whaaattt?!? You sure can! That’s why I am so excited to be sharing the best playroom decor finds on Amazon.

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Our family recently moved, and I have been slowly but surely putting our home together. One of my favorite rooms to decorate is the kid’s playroom.

We actually didn’t have a playroom in our old home, so that’s probably why I am so excited to get this space finished! I just love that they have their own play area…and it’s not in my living room!!! 😉

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Mommy Blogs You Should Be Reading

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Mommy blogs are the best, and I have to say that I absolutely love getting to be a mommy blogger!

That is why I was extremely honored, and excited to find out that Erin of Perfectly Port Family nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award. It feels so good to know that I am truly helping other mamas out there!

As part of the award, I was asked to answer two questions, and I also get to nominate some other mommy blogs that I am loving! Y’all, these sweet mommy bloggers keep me encouraged on the daily, and I am so excited for you to start reading their blogs too!

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5 Reasons Why I Will Never Look At My Husband The Same

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When my husband and I were first married, it was adventure filled bliss! We could travel at the drop of a hat, explore new places and eateries, catch a show whenever we wanted…and then ALL of that changed.

It was like a switch flipped, and there were no more impromptu dates, and there was certainly no last minute secretly planned trips to destinations unknown.

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10 Free Apps That Will Make You A Rockstar Mom

Did you know that there really is an app for that? 😉 Seriously, there are some fantastic apps out there that help me to be a rock star mama on the daily! So, I am super excited to share with you 10 Free Apps that will make you rock motherhood!

Technology huh? Man it’s a fickle thing. One minute we want to monitor and cut down on screen time, the next we are praising the heavens for our sweet Instagram escape! Am I right? 😉

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Lessons I Learned From My Anxious Child

So there we were. Our son standing on the edge of the pool, about to jump in, and it hit. He was having a total meltdown! I mean full on trembling, tears, snot…LOSING IT! I was helplessly watching my anxious child.

Now, he had jumped into the pool countless times before, but somehow this time was different. He was absolutely full of anxiety and fear over the thought of jumping.

I wish that I could tell you how patient I was, and that I deserved an award for being an awesome mommy during that moment. Unfortunately, that is not the case, but I did learn something from the experience… so there is that! 😉

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