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How to Make an Evening Routine

Today, I’m sharing a bit about our own evening routine and helping you come up with one that works for your family! Of course, we all have an evening routine of sorts, but I know there are many moms who need or want a little bit more structure to their nighttimes. I have always been […]

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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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7 Tips to Help You Drink More Water

In case you don’t know this by now…drinking water is really good for you. And also, I drink a crap ton of it. I hear from so many people that they really don’t like water…and I totally understand. But the thing is: you can teach yourself to love water, and I have. I didn’t used […]

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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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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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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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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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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.