A work update (and why I’m posting less)

Mobile office

When I first started blogging, I had a small “mommy” blog where I shared crafts, recipes, parenting tips (based on what was working for us at the moment), and lots of pictures of my kids. I later started Organizing Your Way, where I shared organizing and decluttering tips, and eventually I began working as a virtual […]

Let’s talk about stink


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tom’s of Maine. All opinions are 100% mine. Over the years, I have made my own deodorant, used crystal deodorant and tried various natural deodorants, but each time I have a baby, I end up switching back to a conventional deodorant (sometimes even a […]

Weekend reading: May 16, 2015

It's a frog!

After almost 4 weeks away from home, I’m afraid that reentry into our normal life is going to be tough on everyone! Although we’ve still been working and homeschooling the past two weeks, the girls have spent hours and hours each day playing with friends in the neighborhood, exploring the woods and creek behind the […]

Worry is not our benchmark

Worry is not our benchmark

I spend a lot of time reading, thinking and talking about things like children’s need for independence for the chance to develop confidence, decision making skills, creativity, etc. It’s a philosophy that’s been defined as free-range parenting by outspoken proponents like Lenore Skenazy, and while I haven’t fully bought into the idea (my kids aren’t riding […]

The friends we all need

The friends we all need

There are three types of friends: Friends for a reason. Friends for a season. Friends for a lifetime. ~Unknown The other day I was thinking about the friends in my life…the ones I enjoy talking to online and spending time with offline, and while I agree with the three types of friends in the quote […]