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10 Awesome Open-Ended Building Toys for Kids of All Ages

When our family packed up all of our belongings and traveled the country last year, about 75% of our kids’ toys went bye-bye. And frankly, good riddance. The only toys we kept were open-ended toys that encouraged creativity and would hold the kids’ interest …

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The Unsettling Reality of Settling

In case you didn’t know this about me already, I have a bit of a wanderlust problem. That might be obvious, considering our family’s year of living nomadically around the U.S. I can’t help it. I like to BE different …

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16 Things We Don’t Do to Stay Happily Married

As of yesterday, I’ve been married to my husband, Havarti (My sweetheart’s cheesy nickname. Ba-dum-pum.) for 16 years. Happily married. Really happily married.  I don’t want to seem too self-righteous here, but since marriage can be tricky and marital woes are pretty common, I …