Samantha Collins

Samantha Collins
Samantha is originally from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan but moved to Rochester in the summer of 2019 with her husband, two young children, and two rescue pups! Samantha’s background is in communications – having worked for nonprofit organizations while living in Michigan. She is now a stay at home mom (with a side hustle) between diaper changes and bottle feedings, Samantha works on her life and style blog,Samantha Elizabeth. Her personal blog shares on life, motherhood, faith, style, and family favorite recipes. Samantha is passionate about connecting with other mothers sharing about the ups, downs, and realities that come with being a parent. Whether it’s sharing on her blog, or in-person over a cup of coffee or glass of wine…connecting on a personal level with others (forget the small chat) is what she loves most. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family, at the lake, reading, gardening, writing, photography, and hanging out in the kitchen with a new recipe! Follow along with her on Instagram.
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15 Indoor Play Ideas Your Preschooler or Toddler Will Love

Here is a list of 15 "busy toddler" ideas that I have saved over the years that encourage independent play for my little guy.

Lessons in Motherhood From a Perpetual To-Do List Maker

It was hard for me to let go and just let things be as they were - which were a lot messier and unorganized. I had assumed that a new baby would fit neatly into the clean and tidy lines of my daily planner. I was SO wrong.