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Going Back to School as a Stay at Home Mom | Secrets to Success

Going Back to School as a Stay at Home Mom | Secrets to Success

Going back to school as a mom is daunting, to say the least. Some days I doubted my ability to accomplish my assignments on time while caring for my family. I ugly cried more times than I can count because I was so overwhelmed with […]

Having Kids Close in Age | Pros and Cons

Having Kids Close in Age | Pros and Cons

There are so many things to consider when deciding how close in age you want your children to be.  This decision is often a reflection on how parents were raised and how they felt about the age gap between them and their siblings.  Some parents […]

The Worst Part About Having Three Boys

The Worst Part About Having Three Boys

Struggling to become pregnant hasn’t been a part of my motherhood journey but staying pregnant has been a heartbreaking challenge. My husband and I have had to overcome the grief, guilt, and feelings of defeat after losing each of our three unborn babies and each loss was harder than the last.

We want a big family. Not 10-kids big (although, if I didn’t have to drive a bus I would seriously consider it) but certainly bigger than the average 2.5 kids per American family. Each pregnancy has been welcomed with love, joy, and the eagerness to meet the new life growing inside of me. My husband and I have never had a preference about the sex of our children but have imagined all of the possible ways our family could end up looking.

Many people assume that I want a daughter. I get it. I’m extremely feminine and enjoy all things basic and girly. I also have three sons so it’s easy to assume that we’re hoping for a daughter each time I become pregnant.

The truth is, I would love to have a daughter but no more than I would love to have another son.

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The Truth About Having Three Kids Under Four | 6 Month Update

The Truth About Having Three Kids Under Four | 6 Month Update

In my 3 month update about life with three kids under four I explained that having a third baby left us mostly underwhelmed. Missed that post? Read it here. The 6 month update on having three kids under four certainly sings a different tune than […]

The Best Morning Routine for Stay at Home Moms

The Best Morning Routine for Stay at Home Moms

I’m a morning person and am most productive in the early hours of my day.  As a stay-at-home-mom, keeping to a morning routine ensures that my mind is balanced and ready to focus on the tasks I have planned for the day. If you have […]

Going Back to School as a Stay at Home Mom | Choosing the Right School

Going Back to School as a Stay at Home Mom | Choosing the Right School

First, if you’re even considering going back to school as a stay at home mom you are a flipping rockstar. I am totally rooting for you! Seriously.. Good for you!

I went back to school after my first baby was born without any idea how I would balance life as wife, mom, and student.  Being a stay at home mom had its challenges but I had a dream and knew I needed to chase it.

I know its scary going back to school as a mom but you are not alone! About 25% of all college students in the U.S. have young children. This means that colleges are figuring out how to make that transition easier for everyone involved.

There are so many reasons why modern moms are choosing to go back to school.  Whether you’re advancing your career with a graduate degree, finishing your bachelor’s degree, or starting fresh without any undergraduate experience, this post will help you choose the best type of college classes to enroll in so you can accomplish your goals. 

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The Truth About Having Three Kids Under Four

The Truth About Having Three Kids Under Four

The truth about having three kids under four: 3 month update. You are probably reading this for one of three reasons. You’re considering having a third baby and you want the truth about having three kids under four.  You are already pregnant with your third […]