Author Archive | Katie

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How to Keep Your Sanity During the Holidays

The holiday season is here (or as I like to call it “eating season.”) While the memories made and family time are always awesome in hindsight, the reality of them can be a tad stressful. I’m no expert at remaining calm cool and collected but I am an expert on stress! Especially when I start […]

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An Olympic Party for Kids!

What can I say? I love a reason to have a party, and the Olympics are a fabulous reason to have fun with your kids! This year the opening ceremony starts August 5 in Rio de Janeiro and I can’t wait! I’m not exactly a sports fan, but there’s something magical about the Olympics. The […]

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When Do You Let Your Kids Quit?

My oldest daughter has been involved in a few different activities in her short 6 years. She’s still pretty young, so I think just exposing her to many options is a good idea to see what she might like to delve into more deeply as she gets older. Each time we set the goal that […]

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Why I Drag My Kids to Church Each Week

I’ve had to reflect on this thought often as a parent because let’s be honest…having little ones in church can feel pointless at times, right? And I was once a children’s minister! As a mom, I’m often so busy passing out snacks, wiping noses, taking kids on potty breaks, feeding or changing diapers in the nursery, […]

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It’s OK to Ignore Your Kids!

That title may have got your attention, and I’m already bracing myself for the hateful comments, but please read the full post before you think I’m telling you it’s OK to neglect your kids! Neglect is NEVER OK. That is actually a crime that can cause you to lose your parental rights. However, ignoring your […]

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Why I’d Rather NOT Know What Time It Is

I think most people learn to tell time in early elementary school. I mean, I guess time is a useful tool in life, but as a mother I have come to see it as only a source for anxiety and stress. To further explain my stance I’ve come up with a few examples of instances […]

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Measuring the First Year: Seasons of Love

Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes. Five hundred twenty five thousand moments so dear. That’s how long my baby has been outside of my womb. No I didn’t do the math. Rent did it for me. But I’ve been singing it the past few days leading up to her first birthday. How is […]

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