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How Having a Toddler Prepared Me to Teach High School

Eight years ago this December, I graduated college with the intentions of teaching high school English. Life happened, and well, teaching DIDN’T happen. I took a corporate job (or three), moved multiple times, got married and started a family. So, pregnant with my second child last year and ready to really lay down roots, I […]

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Why I Let My Husband Hunt

October 1st. While my mind starts centering around fall, football, the holidays and all things pumpkin, there is another main event that stirs with excitement in the atmosphere of our home…the opening of deer season. Before my husband and I ever officially started dating, the only thing I knew about him (besides that he was gorgeous, […]

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4 Reasons Why I LOVE Family Friendly Homes {Sponsored Post}

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post for Family Friendly Homes. However, all opinions are 100% of my own. When our first son was born, I obsessed about everything safety related. Read the books and the blogs, became overwhelmed with friendly advice/opinions from others and, like any first time mom…was terrified of messing anything up. When […]

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I Don’t Always Like My Toddler

I’m sure we’ve all heard it from someone, or read it somewhere, but my current life motto is this: having a toddler is hard. In all honestly, they’re kinda jerks. Of course, infancy is spent mostly in an exhausted fog, so everything is amplified and seems unbearably overwhelming at times, but until my son became […]

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3 Things I’ve Learned Being a Dad of Boys {Father’s Day Series}

In celebration of Father’s Day this year we thought we’d bring you some very special guest contributors – our husbands!  We hope you enjoy this unique view into #dadlife from the men in our lives.  Growing up, my parents instilled in me the importance of family, and I remember always wanting a family of my […]

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