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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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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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5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned from Having a Podcast (that apply to everyone)

Today, we’re talking about life lessons I’ve learned from having a podcast! Now, if you don’t already know, I have TWO side hustles…this blog and the Fools in Love Podcast. Even though the blog is separate from the podcast, I’ve found that what I’m learning from the podcast actually applies in all areas of life–mom […]

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How to Answer Your Kids’ Tough Questions

It’s a big topic today–how to answer your kids’ tough questions. If you haven’t been hanging out with me over on IG (@thisaveragemom) or watching the Fools in Love Podcast Live show on Wednesday nights, then you don’t know about how REAL things have gotten over here since someone (cough cough Harlyn) turned FIVE. It […]

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5 Things No One Tells You About Having Your Last Baby

I’ve long grappled with the whole ‘last baby’ thing. See, in my head, I’d have my first, then my second, and magically, I’d have known at that moment whether we were “done” or not. The number of kids you have is so personal, but one thing is true for us all: eventually, by choice or […]

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To My Harlyn on Your 5th Birthday

Dear Harlyn, Happy 5th birthday! I can’t even believe it. Time has absolutely flown by. Just 5 years ago, I was holding you in my arms for the very first time, falling in love with you more by the second. You were literally the most beautiful thing I had ever seen, and I couldn’t believe […]

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Moms Need Breaks + My Michigan Trip

A few weeks ago, I blogged about my spa day getaway with my BFF and how moms need breaks (if you missed that post, it’s HERE). In it, I touched on the fact that moms really do need rest and time to relax, but it can be super hard to do. Today, I want to […]

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Diaper Bag Essentials: Toddler Edition

Today I thought I’d share a peek inside my diaper bag! I always like to see what other moms’ favorite products are (whether it’s kid stuff, makeup, home stuff…whatever), so here we are. So first things first: My oldest is 4 and my youngest is 1.5, so I’m still packing actual diapers and pacifiers (yeah, […]

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Mommin’ Ain’t Easy

Mommin’ Ain’t Easy. And I know you’re like, “duh Meg” because I’ve just said (and titled a whole blog post) around the most obvious thing in the world. But let me explain. I’m writing this post on Saturday, and hours ago, things were not going so well over at our house. The early morning had […]

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Moms Hate Jeans (and other truths about motherhood)

Hi friends!! Today, we’re going to chat about the fact that I hate jeans. Like, I seriously despise them to my core. But I know enough moms to know that I am not unique in my distaste for them, so today I bring you…truths about motherhood. Grab your coffee and your yoga pants, because here […]

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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.