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6 Things I’ll Actually Miss About My Kids Being Little

There’s so much I won’t miss about my kids being little. I won’t miss diaper changes and helping with the potty. I won’t miss someone needing something for the first 10 minutes of dinner every night, and the cold food that I end up with. I won’t miss someone constantly hanging all over me. But […]

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When God Calls You to Rest

I hope you’re cool with me being honest, because today, we’re going to talk about rest. For a couple months, I’ve been really, really tired. So tired that I rarely make it past 9 PM, and if I do, it’s til 9:30. And it’s not just the physical tiredness, it’s that I’ve been…emotionally tired too. […]

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12 “Me Time” Ideas for Moms

Okay–if you’ve been around here for a few, you know that I have fully embraced the concept of “me time.” I long believed that “good” moms don’t take time for themselves…especially working moms who already don’t see their kids a whole lot on weekdays. But as I got worn down, I realized that I need […]

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6 Things I Said I’d Never Do as a Mother

Before I became a mom, there were several things I said I’d never do as a mother. Five years into motherhood and I can tell you: I was a better mom before I had kids. 😉 Do you remember all those times you we’re out and about, childless and naive? When you’d see parents doing […]

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How this Type A Woman Became a Type B Mom

I’m a Type A Woman. In case you’re unaware, it basically means I’m insane. 😉 Kind of kidding!! Type A people are generally ambitious, focused, organized, and NEED everything to be perfect. But you know what I’m not? A Type A Mother. That’s right–my whole inner being screams Type A, but when it comes to […]

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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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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.