Author Archives: Katie

Katie Parsons is the creator of Mumbling Mommy and is a freelance writer, editor and communications specialist. She works from her home office on the east coast of Florida. Most often she writes about life in a combined family of five children and what it's like being a full time work-from-home parent. Feel free to pitch guest post ideas or just drop her a line at katie@mumblingmommy.com.

Freelance Friday: When to Ask for Help!

“If you want to do a few small things right, do them yourself. If you want to do great things…

Crayola Experience Orlando

Editor’s note: This review applies only to the Crayola Experience Orlando location, though based on the corporate website it appears…

5 Tips for a Successful Sleepover

Sleepovers are one of the most fun childhood activities that kids are given the opportunity to experience. What kid doesn’t love…

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Groupon Coupons – Save Money this Holiday Season

**Groupon coupons reached out to me with info on this program and I did some research on my own. All…

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5 Tips for an Aldi Newbie

I don’t like couponing. I’m all for saving money but couponing just isn’t for me. I tried it for about…

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5 Things that Happen When You Have 5 Kids

Our combined family has five kids total, ranging in age from 1 to 8 years old. Naturally, the dynamics of…

Last 1st Birthday: What my Final Baby Taught Me

Today my last baby turns one. To say that this year flew since my last pregnancy is severely understated. Every…

10 Things I’ve Learned in the 10 Years Since College

This summer I took my kids to moms‘ college alma mater for the first time. We visited just days before…

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Why I Finally Hired a (Part-time) Nanny

When my husband and I got married and combined our three kids ages 4 and younger, we knew it didn’t…

10 Thoughts You Have on a Road Trip with Your Kids

A road trip with kids is a lot of work, but worth it. Road trips can be really life-affirming, but…