How to Pack Like a Pro and Never Forget Anything Again

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How to Pack Like a Pro and Never Forget Anything Again

Between Bob’s military career and having family spread out from Texas to Wyoming we have taken many, MANY long trips over the past 10 years. I’ve already given you lots of great tips on Successful Road Trips and Flying With Babies, but the other day when I was packing for our latest trek across the country I realized that I had glossed over one of the most important parts of a successful trip–packing!

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Celebrate Birthdays BIG Without Spending a Fortune by Having an Everyone Birthday Party

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Which month is it for your family? It seems like in many families there is that THE month of the year, you know, the one where everyone and their cousin and their dog has their birthday. For us it’s definitely the summertime, especially in July! In our own little family of four, three of us have birthdays within 2 weeks of each other, (poor Amber’s the February oddball out!) when you add in the extended family….oh buddy…things get crazy! Don’t believe me? Check this out!

See what I mean?! So with THAT many people to celebrate in just a few weeks of time, things can get crazy, not to mention pricey! Don’t panic though, I have a few GREAT ideas that will let you celebrate BIG without spending a fortune.

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Easily Upgrade Your Nursery From Baby to Toddler

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Few things are more exciting than planning out your nursery for your new baby! Whether you go all out with a Pinterest worthy ensemble, or if you keep things sweet and simple you’re sure to put at least a few special touches into the room for your new bundle of joy!

By the time a year or three has gone by, however, all the bright and shiny has worn off and things start to look a little tattered. By this age your child’s personality also has started to really come out, and it might turn out that your daughter actually loves red way more than pink, or that your boy is crazy about monsters but couldn’t care less about monkeys.

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Tired Of Morning Chaos with Your Kids? Try These Steps!

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Are you tired of Morning Chaos? Follow these great, simple steps to bring peace to your family in the morning, they work for even the youngest of children!

As your alarm goes off you hear the sounds of your children, ages 4 & 6, talking and laughing, and getting themselves breakfast. When you come out you see that they’re both dressed, their beds made, pjs put away, and they’re sitting down to a delicious bowl of cereal–all without your reminders or help. Sound like a dream? It’s a reality in my home every day, and I’m going to give you the secrets to making it happen in your home, too!

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