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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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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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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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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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5 Tips for a Great Kid-Free Day at Disneyland

**Hi friends, Several weeks ago, Brandon and I went to Disney. This blog post has been written, scheduled, and images done for weeks. At this time, I have chosen to still post this blog post–not because I’m insensitive to what’s going on in our world right now, but because I believe we need a little […]

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Top 5 Takeaways from Social Media Marketing World 2020

Last week, I had the privilege of attending Social Media Marketing World for the second year. And for the second year in a row, it blew me away. If you missed my post “The Introvert’s Guide to Attending a Conference” from last year, you can find that HERE!  This year, I wanted to give my […]

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Happy National Random Acts of Kindness Day!

In honor of this day, I thought we’d chat about little ways to show kindness to those in our lives.   “Amazon Prime” a friend a good book you just read and think they’d enjoy too. Write someone a card and SNAIL MAIL it to them. (You never know how much they might need your […]

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What to Expect When You Get Your Nose Pierced

Back in October, I got my nose pierced. Yes, that’s right…a month before I turned 34, I did what 18 year olds do. 😉 Allow me to share some background on how this came up. Back in 10th grade, I played volleyball for 16.3 seconds. And the coach was this adorable blonde with, you guessed […]

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How 2019 Was a Year of Growth 

2019 was an amazing year for me. It’s not just that I have a wonderful husband and family, a great job, a podcast and blog that are the perfect creative outlets for me, and a God who loves me. All those things are wonderful blessings and they are not lost on me. I am beyond […]

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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.