A Little About My Cray Side with Ancestry.com #surnameproject

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Thanks to Ancestry.com for sponsoring today’s post and helping me create a family tree! A funny thing has been happening to my last name lately. Have you seen it? (The t-shirt is from Kohl’s.) Yup, my last name is Cray. Well, my maiden name, but I still use it much of the time. I always… [read more]

A Message for All Women: You Are Enough. #ImEnough by @theMrsBand #ad

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Thanks to Mrs. Band for sponsoring today’s post about the #ImEnough campaign. We women sure are hard on ourselves, aren’t we? I can’t speak for everyone, but I know that if I’m ever given a compliment, the first thing I do is deflect it. “Oh, you’re a good mom!” “Who me? Oh, well, I try,… [read more]

On Being “That” Mom

There’s just something about being “that mom” in the grocery store – you know, the plain one with the unwashed hair and no time to accessorize, trying to handle a yelping 1yo who wants to walk through the bulk candy aisle by herself and a 4yo who WILL. NOT. STOP. “mom, mom, momming” long enough… [read more]

SuperMom? Well, no. (But I do have some smart parenting tips.)

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Thanks to Huggies for sponsoring this article on time-saving parenting tips. All opinions are my own. Read on to see how to save $12 when buying Huggies diapers online. So, you know how we’re kind of a green-leaning family? Yeah, we try. A lot, actually. But I have a confession to make. About a week… [read more]

His way or my way? I’m letting #PGEveryday settle it!

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My husband. He’s an outdoorsy guy through and through, and a very good daddy. He teaches the kids how to build things, how to take care of the yard, how to grow good things to eat… He’s definitely a hands-on dad. In more ways than one. Yup, that’s a groundhog. And now that I’ve gotten that little… [read more]