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8 Simple Summer Bucket List Ideas

Earlier this summer, I saw all sorts of summer bucket lists on social media. I never bothered to make one, but with mid-July upon us, I started thinking about how I could make the most of the rest of summer for our kids. Harlyn starts Kindergarten in less than a month, and it feels like […]

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7 Crucial Safety Tips for Female Runners

For female runners, safety is a huge priority. Ever since I started running, I have been committed to keeping myself safe. I have always heard the stories of women disappearing while running, and it has never left my mind. Therefore, I wanted to share today some things to consider when you go out for a […]

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Kids Beach Essentials

We’re just under three weeks away from our family beach trip, which makes it the perfect time to blog about kids’ beach essentials! We’ve now done so many beach trips with kids that planning and packing for it almost comes second nature to me. At first, we always had family along to assist and enjoy, […]

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Finding Romantic Moments in the Midst of Motherhood

Finding romantic moments with your husband in the midst of motherhood can seem pretty impossible some days. If we’re being honest here, it can feel impossible most of the time. I don’t know about you, but there are days when I look at my husband at 5 PM and say “I haven’t even kissed you […]

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How to Pick the Right Child Care

If you don’t follow me over on IG (@thisaveragemom –come hang out!), then you don’t know that our child care situation drastically changed as of last week. For the past FOUR years, my in-laws watched our kids (well, 4 years ago Mav didn’t exist yet, but you know what I mean). And as of last […]

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Easy Summer Education Ideas + Free Crossword Puzzle 

It’s officially summer which means I’m excited to share another free printable from Education.com with you!! Your kids will love practicing their spelling skills in this fun and free under the sea crossword activity! Visit Education.com for more learning resources, games, and worksheets. If you missed the spring post, it was all about learning to […]

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How to Get Rid of the Pacifier

Figuring out how to get rid of the pacifier is no easy feat…or so I thought. But today, we’re going to talk about how to break the pacifier habit and never look back. Let’s take a moment to review my pacifier experience, shall we?? Before we had kids, I was one of THOSE moms. You […]

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Maverick’s Baby Shark Birthday Party

This past weekend, we had Maverick’s Baby Shark birthday party! It was simple and laid back, in true #averagemom fashion 🙂 If you’ve been here awhile, you know that I’m a fan of small and easy birthdays for young kids. Maverick’s party was us and his six grandparents (Aunt Livvie and Jason couldn’t make it, […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Running Gear

Every runner needs a few key items to get into the groove–so today, I give you my ultimate guide to running gear. Now, in full disclosure, I know there are things that “serious” runners need that I don’t–like those goo packets you eat, belts with water bottles (although I have been considering that with all […]

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A Father’s Day Letter to the Exceptional Dads

We’re a few days from Father’s Day, so it only seemed right to acknowledge all the exceptional dads today–especially my husband, my partner in crime, and the daddy of my two beautiful babies, Brandon. To the amazing daddies: On this Father’s Day, I just want you to know you’re loved and appreciated. You’re so much […]

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About Me

I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.

I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.

I am a wife and mama of two, just trying to keep everyone decently happy and content. I love scrapbooking, reading, the elusive date night, and iced coffees.
I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.