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Alaina Pangburn

Alaina Pangburn
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Alaina is a transplanted Georgia peach who came to Texas as a newlywed in October 2010. She has an M.A. in Renaissance Studies from the University of Alabama and B.C. (before children), taught college-level English courses. She spends most of her time running after, feeding, and breaking up fights between her precious offspring. In between all that, she's a freelance writer and editor. She loves starting her day with a cup of coffee and ending it with a good book.

Weeknight Meals for the Family :: 5 Easy and Kid-Friendly Dinners

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  "What's for dinner?" It's the question that can strike fear in the heart of any parent, especially when your reply is met with groans of disappointment from unenthusiastic offspring. Throw in picky eaters or...

4 Steps for Easy Photo Organization and Management

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Hi. My name is Alaina, and I’m a (recovering) photo hoarder. I have no fewer than 80 billion photos of my cat, my kids, my coffee. Some of this hoarding stems from the fear...

Dating Your Kids: 10 Ideas for Intentional One-on-One Time

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My husband and I have resolved to be more intentional with each of our three children this year, making time for solo "dates." This season of life is crazy, and we are often either...

From Jo to Marmee: On (Re)reading Little Women as a Mother

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I can still remember the first time I read Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. I was about 9, a voracious reader, and in need of a new book. I found my mother’s well-worn copy...

Apparent Insurance :: Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe

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**This post has been sponsored by Apparent Insurance to bring you this experience.  All opinions are 100% our own!** The day has come. Your teen has passed their driver’s test and is ready to take...

You Might Be About to Have Baby If…

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I'm about to have a baby any day now, and my favorite pastime has become obsessing over labor signs and symptoms (or in my case, the lack thereof). The internet is full of helpful...

Trinity Christian Academy :: Exemplary Faith-Based Private Education

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**This post has been sponsored by Trinity Christian Academy. All opinions are 100% our own!** The Dallas area offers a variety of private education options, and it can be hard for parents to determine the...

How to Become Internet Smart :: The Savvy Parent’s Guide to Social Media

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In our technology-driven age, there’s very little we can’t learn through a few clicks on a computer or taps on a smartphone. Thanks to the internet, it’s never been easier to access a wealth...

25 Quiet Time Activities for Preschoolers

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My oldest gave up her nap right before she turned 3, and it was a dark day in our home. Like many other moms before me, I mourned the loss of that blessed time...

Five Star Guys :: Making Air Conditioning Maintenance and Repairs Safe and Easy

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**This post has been sponsored by Five Star Guys to bring you this experience.  All opinions are 100% our own!** Finding a reliable and safe air conditioning contractor can be difficult. As a busy stay-at-home...

Where to Take the Baby Stuff :: {10} Organizations That Need Your Used Baby...

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The time has come. Your precious bundle of joy is now a toddler or even a preschooler. He no longer fits in those adorable tiny clothes. She has outgrown the Boppy, the bouncer, the...

The {4} Best Water Bottles for Kids

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As a mom of two, I have spent far too much of my life and money trying to find the best water bottles for my kids. I want ones that are durable, leak-proof, and...