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Be A Light

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen32 Comments

Many of my regular visitors here already know that I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Another name for us is Mormons. I have shared before what I believe, but you can check it out here.  This week in preparation for Thanksgiving our family has spent time reflecting on and talking about what …

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It’s All About What You Love

In Motherhood, Parenting, Reviews by Jen22 Comments

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Luvs. All opinions are mine alone. When I was a growing up, a favorite saying of my mom’s was “Tell me what you love, and I will tell you who you are.” I didn’t understand the meaning behind it until I got older. Now as an adult there is a lot that …

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Home For The Holidays The Clean Version

In Motherhood, Parenting, Reviews by Jen18 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateClean #CollectiveBias Yesterday I saw a meme on Facebook that stated there are only 8 Saturdays left until Christmas…..Seriously.  I may not be mentally prepared for the Holidays, but now that Halloween is a thing of the past, I know the weeks will …

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Take A Picture It Will Last Longer

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen38 Comments

Last week our family took a much needed little vacation and headed for San Diego. It has been a long time since we have had the opportunity to do something like this and for desert dwellers like us, the ocean is a particularly powerful siren song. I don’t see myself as a photography guru or anything, but I think there …

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7 Tips For Coping On Even The Worst Days

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen30 Comments

Before we begin, let’s make it clear, I am not a psychiatrist. Nor do I have the secret to magically transcend anxiety or stress. If experience is education, however, I do feel pretty comfortable speaking on the subject. Although my ability to speak freely and calmly about how I handle these things is, at best, a recent development. During this …

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The “Back to School” medicine caddy!

In Parenting, Reviews by Jen16 Comments

I have received information and materials from JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER, Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division, LLC. The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post. #PositivelyPrepared #BacktoSchool #CollectiveBias We started school a little over 2 weeks ago and of course, we were not even fully into the first week when several of my children came home with …

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Five Motherhood Myths Debunked

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen54 Comments

I have been a mother for almost 15 years now. I currently have a preschooler, a pre-tween, a pre-teen and a full on teen at home. So although I don’t really fall into the certified parenting “professional” slot, I  feel mostly like my rookie parenting card has been punched enough times to have moved on to moderately experienced parenting. Meaning …

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The Kings Of Road Tripping

In Motherhood, Parenting, Reviews by Jen26 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetPackin #CollectiveBias I have a family of six and flying my entire brood anywhere means dropping some serious cash, so instead, we travel by car. A lot. I actually think some of my children might have never even set foot in an airport. Indicating …