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A busy mom’s cleaning schedule!

Thank you so much Grab Green for sponsoring this post! All opinions are 100% my own.     Cleaning is something I am not a fan of. There are a select few who might really enjoy it. I, on the other hand do not. When I taught 1st grade I was not home all day and would have to pick up after the kids were in bed and on the weekends. We had a cleaning lady come once a month…

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How your children can RAISE LOVE #forRMHC

    We are called to be examples to our young. Being an example can mean a lot of different things. To be an example you need to model what is right. Your actions speak volumes to the little ones around you. I am so grateful to be a mother. With that title comes a lot of responsibility. I want to instill good values and morals in my children. I want to show them what it means to love others .…

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Making the most of your time with a 4 month old.|| #ForBetterBeginnings

A huge thank you to Playtex Baby™ for sponsoring this post, and for helping to make this #PlaytexMom’s work from home life a little easier! The opinions and thoughts listed are my own.       The days seem to creep up on me earlier and earlier. The reason being is we have transitioned L to her crib from her Rock “N” Play and out of her swaddle… two items that helped her sleep REALLY WELL. She was comfortable in her tightly…

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How to encourage a learning environment for your 3 month old.

This post is sponsored by Gymboree!  The toys were provided by Skip Hop and Tomy. All opinions are 100% my own! This post contains affiliate links, and I receive a commission if you make a purchase using the links in my post.   Leighton is almost 4 months now and she is starting to grab things! She loves touching fabrics that are soft and make a sound when rubbing them. She laughs and smiles so much now and it’s the…

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How to throw a Tropical themed Birthday Party!

This post is sponsored by Chuck E. Cheese’s + Shindigz+ Oriental Trading!! All opnions are 100% my own! Ainsley’s 4th birthday party was a breeze thanks to some amazing brands! I am usually the one to plan a party at my house and do everything myself with the help of some restaurants! This year Ainsley decided to have her party at Chuck E. Cheese’s instead! I was pretty hesitant at first because that would mean I wouldn’t be in control. At Chuck…

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These are the days.

Thank you Gymboree for sponsoring this post and a huge thank you to phil & teds for Leighton’s amazing stroller.       The days are super long especially if have nowhere to go. Staying home hasn’t been too hard. This is my second day not teaching. Obviously I will still be teaching my children at home…but won’t be teaching in a classroom setting anymore, at least for a while. Would I go back? Yes, when the timing is right.…

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How to establish an after school routine

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media.     Well school is in full swing! The days of sleeping in late, watching TV all day, and having no routines are over… Well at least in our house they are. I was actually ready for my kids to head back to school. I am all about routines and schedules. My teaching 1st grade days are done and now I get to be more involved in my kid’s lives.…

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5 Reasons why your child needs a Woom bike!

A huge thank you to Woom Bikes for sponsoring this post and providing 2 bikes to review!There are also affiliate links throughout this post. By clicking on them you are supporting The Ashmores Blog!   Both of my kids love being outside and love having something to ride on! It was time to upgrade Oakland’s current bike because he had grown out of it. He also has always wanted a bike with a kickstand and gears! We had the opportunity…

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New seasons are hard.

Well school starts on Tuesday for my little guy. He’s headed to 2nd grade and I am not headed back to the classroom. I wrote this post in March and announced I wasn’t going to go back to teaching after  7 years. This decision seemed like the right one for our family of 5. I had always wanted to stay home with my kids and be that mom that was able to attend every field trip and be present in the classroom but my…

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5 Preschool essentials for your family road trip!

      I always associate the word Summer with ROAD TRIPS. As a child I never really went out of town on road trips. I remember going to my great-grandma’s near Tyler and then to San Antonio in 6th grade but that’s it. My dad worked hard  and that didn’t leave much time to travel.   I want to take my kids everywhere I didn’t get to go as a child! Our kids have been to Florida and that’s…

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