10 Reasons Having the 4th Baby Is Easier Than Having the 1st

Before I had kids and even when I had just my first baby, I glorified mothers of multiple children. “Oh my gosh, how on earth do they do it?” Well friends, now I’m living it and the good news is that it doesn’t get exponentially harder with each addition to the family. There are for […]

Getting Organized Before Baby

I’m due with my forth and final baby in 2 days. And I realized that there’s absolutely a process that goes with getting ready for a baby. One that has gotten easier with each one! Today I’m sharing some lists and tips for getting organized before baby comes. These apply to my life, but maybe […]

Monthly Meal Plan

I always wish I was more organized, perfectly frugal and fantastically healthy about all things food and meals. You know, like: …do all my cooking for the month in a day…. ….only buy on sale, following the 6 week sale patterns of grocery stores….(and then stock up and bring extras back to my perfectly organized […]

Camping with Kids

I love the great outdoors and I really want my kids to, too. Before we had our little brood, my husband and I logged hundreds of trail miles to some of the most beautiful destinations in the country while backpacking. We’d carry 35 or 40 lbs of gear in large backpacks on multi-day treks; we’d […]

Spring Cleaning Ideas

Spring is here! That means flowers, farmer’s markets, white legs  and….spring cleaning?! Why interrupt all the new opportunities to go outside with indoor work? Well, because Spring brings newness…new hope, life and a chance to be organized. If you already are, more organization is exciting, if you aren’t, more organization is either daunting or something […]

Pre-Trip Prep for Flying with Toddlers

Is a vacation really a vacation if you have small children in tow?  The answer, of course, is not really, and we learned this firsthand on our recent jaunt to Colorado. Airline travel can range from a minor inconvenience to actually kind of fun when you’re by yourself or with a significant other.  With small […]