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A Letter to My Kindergarten Graduate

It’s been a weird first year of school, that’s for sure. Kindergarten officially ended May 21. A few weeks ago, Harlyn’s teacher said during a Zoom call that she was very thankful that the Coronavirus hit in the kids’ fourth quarter, not the first or second, so that she had really been able to KNOW […]

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Events Motherhood

First Grade Readiness: Weekly Summer Checklist

Today, I’m sharing my First Grade Readiness Weekly Summer Checklist printable with you! The School of These Average Parents is now closed for summer! That’s right–we made it to the end of Kindergarten, during a pandemic, and lived to tell the tale! All kidding aside though, homeschooling our daughter did shed a lot of light […]

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Marriage Motherhood

Budget-Friendly Spring Wardrobe from Walmart 

I’ve had the BEST luck finding spring clothes from Walmart this year! And I’m going to let you in on a little secret: everything is so cute that actually, Brandon (our designated Coronavirus shopper) has picked out every single item for me. I’ve returned NOTHING. Both Walmart and my husband are speaking my spring/summer clothes […]

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Events Motherhood

The Ultimate Guide to Kids’ Birthdays: Quarantine Style

Just two short months ago, none of us would have ever known what the heck a social distancing/quarantine birthday celebration was. Just two short months ago, we were thinking we’d have our normal family party for our big SIX year old, complete with Jersey Mike’s subs, patio-sittin’, and plenty of laughs and present opening. But […]

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The Coronavirus Blues

I’m going to talk about the Coronavirus today. But before I get started, I’d like to just give a sort of disclaimer on this whole thing. Yes, I am going to talk about my feelings. NO, that does not mean I do not understand that there are people out there truly suffering. I know there […]

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Fitness + Running Motherhood

How to Start Running: Part 2

Hey guys! Back today with a bit more about how to start running! If you missed last week’s post,  you can find that HERE.  Running is my very favorite way to relieve stress, take time for myself, and my favorite way to work out. Every run I finish makes me feel powerful and accomplished. It […]

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Fitness + Running Motherhood

How to Start Running: Part 1

The most common question I get from you guys is: How do I start running??? So today, I’m going to start answering ALL THE THINGS about my very favorite way to exercise. Also, may I just point out quickly that NOW is the PERFECT time to start running? I mean, you’re home, you need fresh […]

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Events Marriage Motherhood

4 Reasons to Get Outside During the Coronavirus

If  there’s one thing I’ve learned the past few weeks , it’s that going outside saves sanity during social distancing. My kids haven’t left the house in three weeks, so they fight constantly. My almost 6 year old acts like a 2 year old half the time. My 2 year old bites, hits, and pinches […]

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Marriage Motherhood

Morning Routines: Building the Morning You Deserve

I think it’s time we talk about morning routines. A little over a year ago, I committed to waking up at 5 AM instead of 6 AM, and it made a huge difference in my life. So much so that, somewhere along the way, 5 AM became 4:30, and as I type today…I wake up […]

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Events Marriage Motherhood

7 Tips for Surviving Social Distancing

Welllll…WOW. It’s been a wild few weeks, hasn’t it? We’ve been lying low over here. Our kids haven’t left our neighborhood in probably two weeks or so, and we only go out to get groceries and to go to work. Anyway. I thought we’d talk about surviving social distancing and how to make it easier […]

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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.