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How to Help Your Child Through Life Changes

Life changes are never easy for anyone…but kids especially can have a hard time adjusting to new situations. While I’m certainly no expert, I do feel like we’ve had a pretty big few months of changes around here, and we’ve learned a lot along the way. We still have so much we can improve on […]

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How to Survive the First Day of Kindergarten + Harlyn’s First Day!

Well, we did it. Our firstborn child is now officially in KINDERGARTEN. And somehow, we survived the first week. Let me back up for a moment so you can understand my apprehension. It’s not that I was an emotional wreck about my kid going off to school (I wasn’t). It’s that our summer has been […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Family Vacation + Our Carolina Beach Trip

Making the most of your family vacation can seem, well, almost impossible at times. We just got back from a week at Carolina Beach, and while it was a lot of fun, it was also a lot of work! Listen, I love a good couples’ vacation, and it definitely feels way more like R&R when […]

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The Ultimate Beach Trip Packing List

In honor of us being on vacation at the beach this week, I thought I’d post a free beach trip packing list for beach trips with kids!! This is our 5th beach trip with one or two kids, and by this point, we’ve gotten our packing pretty much down. The first two years,, we went […]

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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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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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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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To My Maverick on his 2nd Birthday

Dear Maverick, Today, you turn two. I honestly don’t know how we got here…how my tiny little boy became a big toddler in what seemed like the blink of an eye. You’re everything a mommy could want in her son. Buddy, when you smile, you GRIN. It’s this all teeth, amazing smile that takes over […]

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10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas from Amazon

It’s almost time for Father’s Day, which means you may be in need of some gift ideas! Psst! This post contains affiliate links. This means that, at no cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. 1. Stand Strong Devotional Brandon’s been making his way through this […]

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Top Ten Books to Get the Men in Your Life (in no particular order)

Today’s blog post is all about great books to get the men in your life. Since Brandon has been on a mission to read 100 books this year, I asked him to write a Father’s Day blog post, rounding up 10 of his favorites so far. If you’ve got a man in your life who […]

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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.