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A Family Guide to the San Antonio Missions

A Family Guide to the San Antonio Missions

Today’s family field guide is sponsored by Robinson’s Fruit Shoot™ – delicious ready to drink juices in fun fruit flavors with no added sugars or artificial colors. Are you headed on a family adventure? Fruit Shoot™ is Made for Adventures and they want to see […]

Grow your own green smoothie garden!

Grow your own green smoothie garden!

Hey there! I’m Jen. I blog over at Plain Vanilla Mom and I am so excited to be here writing my first post for KSW. Stacy is amazing, as are all the ladies on the KSW&Co team, and I’m so thrilled to be a part of […]

Simplify Your Life: 8 Things Busy Moms Can Do Now

Simplify Your Life: 8 Things Busy Moms Can Do Now

Are you a busy mom? Do your days ever feel SO busy and chaotic they just seem to run together from one to the next? A permanent state of shuffling, shifting and stress? I’m a busy mom too. (aren’t we all!!) My husband travels during […]

10 Ways to Make This Your Best Year Ever

10 Ways to Make This Your Best Year Ever

Every year, around the first of January, people sit down and make some pretty lofty New Year Resolutions. They try to set goals to help them become better people and/or to try to live better lives. They want to be able to look back and feel […]

Difference Maker: Patience Pennington of The Brightness Project

Difference Maker: Patience Pennington of The Brightness Project

“Everything has a story. It’s the messiness. The juxtaposition. The authenticity. That’s what makes a moment worth something. When we write, when we create, even when we breathe. We’re generating stories and ideas that have a ripple effect into the rest of our lives and […]

10 Mindfulness Exercises to Do With Your Kids

10 Mindfulness Exercises to Do With Your Kids

A few mornings ago, as we stepped outside in the chill of the early morning air, my six-year-old son stopped in his tracks and said— “Smell that! Take a deep breath.” “It’s so fresh,” his brother followed up. And my heart stretched a little on both […]

Help us collect 1,900 photos and start a conversation about pediatric organ donation #HowIDonateLife

Help us collect 1,900 photos and start a conversation about pediatric organ donation #HowIDonateLife

Special thanks to Laurie Crane Photography for these photos! There is nothing I cherish more in this world than motherhood. The kicks they made inside my belly, the bonding after birth, the smell of their head as it rests on my chest. Those moments don’t ever seem […]

Crafting Hope, Sending Smiles

Crafting Hope, Sending Smiles

Every month I try to get together with my local blogger buddies. Lately it seems, many of us are experiencing some really difficult times. Seasons of life I guess, but I think we were all feeling the need for something a bit more from this […]

22 Kid-Approved Acts of Kindness You Can Do THIS Week

22 Kid-Approved Acts of Kindness You Can Do THIS Week

Has anyone else noticed how crazy easy it is to get overwhelmed with all of the things we want to teach and work on with our kids? We see their struggles and insecurities, and we want to take each one head on. But for me at least, […]

The Rainbow Loom Project

The Rainbow Loom Project

Fact: Sweet is turning 7 on Tuesday, and I am not ready! Probably a Fact: We are the only family in America who hasn’t joined in on the Rainbow Loom / rubber band bracelet phenomenon sweeping the country. Well, that’s all about to change. Some […]