Start Your Year Off Right

10 Free Apps to Organize Your Life

Apps On an iPhone Screen

It’s a new year, and everyone is making their New Year’s resolutions in hopes that we can stick to them. But let’s be honest a year is a long time, and we will probably fail at each and every one of them. Don’t be discouraged, however, because the important thing is that we get back up and try again.

Today is the day to make a change. New years is a time for a fresh start. Most of us have eaten more than we should and have gotten out of our routines. But it’s time to get back to life.

To help you start the year off right I wanted to begin this year by giving you a list of apps that I use to my advantage almost every day. If you are like me, your phone goes most everywhere with you throughout the day and is one of our most underutilized tools. Sure it is great to scroll through Facebook or Instagram but can be so much more.

So, I wanted to help you get more from your phone and give you a base to start using apps to do your day well.

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6 Kids and a Mom

Lessons Learned from Road Tripping

Road Winding Through Desert Landscape

We just got back from a cross-country road trip. While we had a great time, we did spend a lot of time in our car. The first leg was about 22 hours straight through, though on the way home we decided to break things up a bit. It was a long trip.

In life we can learn from any situation. Having six kids with us, five of them under seven, it was quite challenging at times. I was amazed however at how well the kids did. I think my two-year old got the prize for the best behaved out of the under seven category! I definitely wasn’t expecting that.

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Being a Shopping Survivalist

How to Get Groceries with a Gaggle of Littles

citrus produce in crates shopping

I survived! I made it! I went shopping with five kids under the age of six. And I am proud to report not a single breakdown! This accomplishment is huge.

I made four different stop and managed to get all of my groceries for the week. Yeah, I can barely believe it myself.

If you are a mama of littles, you know the relief after a successful shopping trip. You also know the look of an unsuccessful excursion. The whining, the crying, the begging, the throwing, the random things in the cart at checkout. Sometimes it keeps me awake at night.

But this week I made it.

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