Tips for potty training a reluctant boy

Tips for potty training a reluctant boy

When you announce you're pregnant people are quick to tell you that you will never sleep again, that you will stay up many nights worrying and that it will all go by the blink of an eye. 

People are quick to tell you the hard things, but no one warns of what is quite possibly the most difficult thing you will tackle within the first three years of parenting... potty training. 

It has taken us a year, yes, a solid year, but I am happy to announce that my 3 1/2 year-old son is finally potty trained... mostly. 

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Cowboy birthday party on a BUDGET! And FREE invitation printable

Cowboy birthday party on a BUDGET! And FREE invitation printable

Yesterday Issie was a year old. I wanted to share all about his birthday party. Or as I called it, his cowboy budget party!

From invitations to food to gifts, this party only cost us about $45 and it was so much fun! (Note: my mother provided homemade ice cream and sausage balls at no cost to me. Plus she had decorations we used.)

We had a cowboy party over mother's day weekend. We did this because Issie was being dedicated at church and all of our family was already going to be in town. 

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Creating Special Memories on a Budget

Creating Special Memories on a Budget

We are headed into the Easter weekend, which for me is an incredible time of worship and reflection upon the what my Savior has done for me. 

It is also a time of family, food and fun. We all want to create memories with our families during special times like this. I want to encourage you that memory making doesn't have to be expensive, in fact it doesn't have to cost anything!

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