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5 Tips for Going Back to School in a COVID World

It’s official: we’ve been back to school for almost 2 weeks now. Like, in person, real school. Please don’t freak out. We did what we needed to do, and I’ll support you doing what you need to do. Back to school in a COVID World is different, of course. Our school made the final announcement […]

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Our Vow Renewal

It’s time to share my VOW RENEWAL with you!! Eek! I am so excited!! I’ll be totally honest here…our vow renewal was better than our actual wedding. Brandon and I have been calling the vow renewal our “re-wedding” and we also had a “re-engagement” last fall. You can read about our re-engagement HERE. Actually, the re-engagement […]

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Carolina Beach Trip 2020

Two weeks ago, we were in Carolina Beach for our annual beach trip! We’ve gone to Carolina Beach each summer since Mav was a baby (2017). It’s always a fun time, but I swear as the kids get older, we find it more enjoyable every year. Pssst! Last year, I created a Beach Packing List […]

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Cute Swimsuits for Moms (under $30!)

We just got back from the beach, so it only feels right to share with you some cute budget-friendly bathing suits! 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. These swimsuits are also MOM-APPROVED–i was able […]

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Helping Your Child Through the Loss of a Pet

When our sweet Maya (our beautiful golden retriever) died in March, it was quite traumatic. Months later, we’re still talking about our “MaeMae” and how much we miss her, how much we loved her, and how neurotic she was. Even now, Harlyn will randomly talk about Maya and will say things like, “If I had […]

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Maverick’s Mickey Mouse Birthday Party

Our sweet boy turned THREE last week…and the only thing this little man requested for his party was a Mickey cake. So we went on the hunt for Mickey party supplies to make his birthday party perfect! Thankfully, Walmart came through 🙂 We never go “all out” for birthday parties–it’s just not something I’m interested […]

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White Christians, We’ve Got to Do Better

Today, you may decide you don’t like me. That’s okay. I’ve got some stuff on my mind, and since this is my little home on the Internet, I’m going to say it…because it matters. First things first: If you haven’t been around long enough to know this–I’m a white Christian woman. I’m 34. I grew […]

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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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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.