The one-pile cleaning method for kids

The One-Pile Cleaning Method for Kids

We’re traveling this week and next, so I’m sharing some of my favorite posts from the archives. This method continues to work wonders for us, and our 8-year-old even makes these piles herself to help everybody get started! Despite carrying both Sean and my genes, sometimes our girls simply don’t see the mess around them. It’s […]

6 Lessons I’ve Learned About Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the kitchen

We’re traveling this week and next, so I’m sharing some of my favorite posts from the archives. Since I talked a little bit about our new “assigned meal prep days” in Monday’s post, this seemed like an appropriate follow-up! Our girls are constantly asking to help in the kitchen, and—if I’m honest—I still cringe a little […]

Beating financial stress and gaining a life well spent

Beating financial stress and gaining a life well spent

Over 70% of Americans are financially stressed. 12% of Americans skip going to the doctor because of financial concerns. 80% of people admitted that their personal finances keep them awake at night. 21% of couples who rate their financial stress as at least “somewhat high” are arguing more. 32% of adults say their finances keep […]

7 things that are saving my life right now

7 things that are saving my life right now

I’m linking up with Modern Mrs. Darcy to share the things that are saving my life right now.  Even though I truly do love these days with littles in the house again, it’s definitely not the easiest stage of life as we balance the needs of our big girls, Sean starting a new business, homeschooling, and […]

Weekend reading: January 30, 2016

Road trip!

From Instagram:We did it! Skiing all day yesterday and we still managed to get packed and out the door {of a semi-clean house} for CC this afternoon and then the drive to NC afterward. {With six kids, one dog and two fish!} My parents are moving back to Florida next week, and while we’re super […]