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Mandatory Hurricane Evacuation: Why to Pack Children’s Books for a Natural Disaster and How (+ the 10 books we’re taking)

Mandatory Hurricane Evacuation: Why to Pack Children’s Books for a Natural Disaster and How (+ the 10 books we’re taking)

I got a phone call from my husband that was fairly unexpected – he said we were going to need to evacuate our home because of Hurricane Irma. Given the devastation that just faced Texas after Hurricane Harvey, I immediately began thinking about all of the “what ifs” (you know, those terrible things you shouldn’t…

Reads & Things Sunday #11

Reads & Things Sunday #11

This afternoon my feet are up, my thighs are tanned and my shoulders are sun burned! Guess what? I wouldn’t trade this feeling for the world. Here’s how I think of parenting (especially when you’re an intentional, all-in kind of parent). It’s an insane roller coaster and a huge part of the job is just…

Utilizing Children’s Books for Separation Anxiety and Back to School (with special guest Julia Pappas)

Whether your child is going back to school, starting school for the first time or even just going off to a childcare…this can be a stressful time in their life (and honestly, in yours too). Separation anxiety is not uncommon to experience both from your child’s perspective and yours as well. In fact, as Julia Pappas,…

Reads & Things Sunday #10

Reads & Things Sunday #10

Every new week that passes in my life as a parent brings new challenges and more reasons to be grateful. Although I was a solo parent this week while my husband was off at a military conference, I found that this week wasn’t too stressful or difficult at all. One thing that made parenting easier:…

Reads & Things Sunday #9

We have finally found a rhythm and a routine! For all of my type-A parents out there, you totally get me when I say this is a big deal. It’s super hard to live life without some type of flow, am I right? Things are consistent for now and I have noticed a huge shift…