How to Enjoy Your Son’s Football Season Without Losing Your Mind- Dirty Laundry

How to Enjoy Your Son’s Football Season Without Losing Your Mind Disclosure: This post was sponsored by the maker of OxiClean™ Stain Remover through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about their White Revive™ Stain Remover, all opinions are my own. As summer vacation heads into its final weeks, people all over the country (especially in the South) start getting excited about the advent of football season. While NFL is a bigger deal in other areas of our nation, college football is practically a religion down here, and it heavily influences our calendars starting in late August through the end of the year. Southern brides planning fall weddings will consult major college football schedules when choosing a date to ensure that people will actually show up for their event, and even still, they can almost bank on some of the guests listening to games secretly with headphones while vows are being exchanged. I got married in May for a reason, y’all. We love football around here passionately, as well as its various social extensions, like tailgating, so it’s not surprising that all of the age groups and levels leading up to college are…

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Tips for Great Road Trips with Your Dog

Taking your dog along on a road trip may sound like an overwhelming situation, but it’s actually totally doable with proper planning! Boarding your pets when you go away for the weekend can be expensive, and who really wants to leave their furry, four-legged companions behind while you’re having an adventure? I’ve found that, for the most part, having your pup with you on the road is much easier than dealing with a baby or small children, so if you’ve conquered that feat, you’ll be able to handle this with no problem. Over the past few months our Red Heeler, Reata, has joined us on multiple road trips and although I was nervous about handling her and all four of the kids (I was the solo adult on the journey each time) alone, things went very well. She was very calm along the way and LOVED being a part of the adventure. I utilized the tips I’ve been using in How to Take a Great Road Trip with Your Dog, and you’ll totally benefit from trying them with your pet on the next trip. Have you taken your dog on any amazing trips? How did it go? Come tell us…

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Moms Need A Fancy Pen

One thing no one ever told me about having a kid was that I’d be filling out forms everywhere we go. Because I’m crazy enough to have FOUR kids, that means I fill out four sets of forms any time we go to the doctor, dentist, fill out school paperwork, and the list goes on and on. Basically I’m just happy at this point that I don;t have to fill out forms when I take them to the grocery store… or at least I haven’t yet. I’m crossing my fingers they won’t try to steal anything or cause an incident necessitating paperwork, because my hand always hurts and might fall off soon. My experiences have taught me what I should be buying for a baby shower gifts: Moms Need a Fancy Pen. Come hang out with us over on the Herd Management Facebook Page! You’ll find things to make you laugh and feel right at home if you don’t pretend to be someone you’re not… Sanctimony and Snobbery are against the Herd Management law.

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