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Teaching my Daughter to be Confident in Spite of Myself

Teaching my Daughter to be Confident in Spite of Myself

You’ll notice the picture above isn’t me or my daughter.  This is simply because I don’t share pictures of my family here.  But occasionally I chose to post a conversation that involves them that I think really matters.  And when it comes to confidence, I think its an incredibly important topic as our children have […]

3 Tips for How to Use Halloween Candy

3 Tips for How to Use Halloween Candy

Note:  First shared in 2013, this sponsored post for Hershey’s is your secret to Halloween candy management 101! Plan your post trick or treat candy strategy now and you’ll be all set by November 1st! Once Halloween has come and gone, its time to answer the  really big questions in life like what do you […]

Comments   |   Fall, Halloween, Kids, New This Week, Party
Shortcuts for an Easy Halloween

Shortcuts for an Easy Halloween

When it comes to Halloween, I’m all about shortcuts that keep my holiday to-do list running smoothly while we actually focus on the fun.  And having special traditions goes a long way to to knock out a variety of Halloween activities in one fell swoop.  At it’s most basic, each year we dedicate a day for pumpkin carving […]

2 comments   |   Fall, Gifts, Halloween, Kids, New This Week
Halloween Traditions and How to Boo

Halloween Traditions and How to Boo

With just a week until Halloween, it’s time to get your Boo on!  Booing is a fabulous Halloween tradition that we’ve celebrated with neighbors for years, both when our children were much younger in Virginia and now here in North Carolina as they’ve grown older. Its a family activity that everyone enjoys which speaks volumes since they span elementary […]

Comments   |   Kids, School, Time, Volunteer
5 Tips for an Organized School Book Fair

5 Tips for an Organized School Book Fair

October means its Scholastic Book Fair time and today we’ve got some first hand tips about how you can create a truly organized and successful school event. While I always volunteer for our book fairs, I’ve spent a few of those years serving in a leadership role and have come to find out there are a few […]

Comments   |   Kids, Sports, Teens, Volunteer
Best Team Mom Tips for Any Sport

Best Team Mom Tips for Any Sport

If you have ever considered serving as a team mom in youth sports, its time you learn more about what I think is one of my favorite volunteer roles of all time.  Sure it keeps you hopping juggling players and parents alike while adding in a new layer of deadlines and details. But serving as the team mom […]

1 comment   |   Kids, Sports, Teens, Volunteer
Team Mom Tips ~ Snack Ideas

Team Mom Tips ~ Snack Ideas

Team Moms are a busy bunch and when it comes to the post game snack, knowing when it’s our turn to bring it and what to bring is king.  If you aren’t serving as the Team Mom, hopefully the Mom who is has sent out a schedule that informs everyone when it’s their turn to bring […]

Comments   |   Fall, High School, Kids, Party, School, Sports, Teens
7 Organized Tailgating Ideas

7 Organized Tailgating Ideas

Fall is here and that means it’s time to talk organized tailgating ideas. No matter how much (or how little) you love football, you have to admit that its the tailgate before that local high school or college ball game that sets the tone for a great event.  From the food to the games, its awesome […]

Comments   |   Back To School, Fall, Kids, School, Teens, Time
School Routines for a Smooth September

School Routines for a Smooth September

Between August and September, back to school season is in full swing and families across the country are adjusting to their new routines. When it comes to school routines there are a few things that you need to keep in mind to make sure the switch from the freedom of summer to the restrictions of […]

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Team Mom Tips for Senior Night

Team Mom Tips for Senior Night

If you are the team mom for a varsity sport, one of the most appreciated tasks you’ll have is planning a memorable senior night for all your graduating athletes. For a student athlete, their senior year is very emotional time as many kids are playing their very last season of a sport they may have dedicated themselves to […]