Accepting Imperfections

A couple weeks ago I was asked to share some thoughts on cultivating a good life over at Becky Higgin’s blog. If you are not familiar with Becky then you need to learn all about Project Life — her super-simple scrapbooking solution that is guaranteed to make you feel like a Supermom.

In my post on Becky’s blog, I talked about accepting imperfections. It’s probably not hard to believe that both Aimée and I are perfectionists. In fact, we are so good at pushing each other’s ideas to be better that we can often get so lost in the details, which can mean a lot of time wasted.

Since motherhood is a messy business and perfect is generally nowhere in sight, I think that’s the main reason we love blogging so much. We both crave the thrill of taming chaos (like the mess you see above during a recent photoshoot) into a perfect shot:

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I like to think of us now as recovering perfectionists, but of course it is still (and will likely always be) a struggle to keep a good perspective. Go here to read more about how we’re learning to create a perfectly, imperfect life.

Free Funnies for School Lunches

Free Printable Lunchbox Funnies from PagingSupermom.com

It’s hard to get back into the swing of school after summertime, so we like to give the kiddos a little something extra to look forward to in their lunches that first week back to school. To try to get the cutest smiles in these photos, we actually had the kids tell each other the…

All About Apples

Free Printable Apple Art Prints

Despite the fact that we’re still experiencing temperatures in the hundreds, it’s starting to feel like Fall in my heart! This is my favorite time of year with supermarkets brimming with school supplies and then Halloween right around the corner. Also there’s apples. Today I thought I’d share some of my favorite apple projects that…

Classic Back to School Ideas

Free Printable Toppers for Muffins at a Back to School Breakfast via @PagingSupermom

Last week we shared some colorful back to school ideas complete with bright green apples and custom-made pencils! Today we’ve got a round up for those of you who prefer a more classic back to school look. Click the photos to read the details and download our free printables. Also be sure to pin your…

Getting Ready for Back to School

Back to School With Neon Party on PagingSupermom.com #backtoschool #neon

I’m not sure who ever coined the term, lazy summer days, because our summer has been anything but. Actually it’s been a bit of a whirlwind and somehow it’s already nearly over. I know here in Arizona we head back to school earlier than most places, but still, with school supplies lining the aisles, here…

Free Printable Dry Erase Menu

Make-A-Dry-Erase-Menu-Board

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been frustrated by the daily conundrum of what to make for dinner? Our Supermom Secret is this dry erase menu board. This free printable menu board is available in six different colors so there is bound to be one that coordinates with your kitchen’s decor. To get the free…