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Naptime Productivity Sesame Street-Style: Craft Ideas That Will Make You Go “Awww”

Naptime Productivity Sesame Street-Style: Craft Ideas That Will Make You Go “Awww”

Inside: See the free printables for the Sesame Street craft ideas with Elmo that will make you go ‘Awww!’ Perfect for birthday parties, craft ideas, or puppet shows.  This article has been sponsored by Xfinity. All opinions are my own. It was just after 1:30 when […]

The Best Christmas Crafts for Kids that will Make You Smile {+Printable}

The Best Christmas Crafts for Kids that will Make You Smile {+Printable}

Inside: The best keepsake Christmas crafts for kids that will make you smile. Plus the free printable ornament templates. This post contains affiliate links. It was November when our family was driving down the road on a cold day. My preschooler broke the silence when […]

4 Things That Will Change How You Think About Internet Safety for Your Kids

4 Things That Will Change How You Think About Internet Safety for Your Kids

Inside: Four things that will change how you think about internet safety for your kids. This article has been sponsored by XFINITY. All opinions are my own. Almost every morning, my preschooler wakes me up by crawling into bed with me. She wiggles around for […]

5 Surprising Secrets That New Dads Don’t Talk About

5 Surprising Secrets That New Dads Don’t Talk About

Inside: Life as a new dad. Uncover the five secrets from a first-time father’s perspective that new dads don’t talk about.  First-time fatherhood is an emotional culture shock. Of course, there is joy, laughter and wonderment. Less well documented are the feelings of jealousy, loss, anger, […]

Brilliant Slime Number Games for Kids They’ll Beg You to Play

Brilliant Slime Number Games for Kids They’ll Beg You to Play

Inside: Make math fun again with a glob of slime and a few printable game boards, see how these brilliant number games for kids will have them begging you to play (and learn)! As I was strolling through the dollar section at Target, my preschooler […]

Foolproof Simple Cookie Recipes So Easy Moms Who Can’t Bake Can Make Them

Foolproof Simple Cookie Recipes So Easy Moms Who Can’t Bake Can Make Them

Inside: Find out why I am in love with these foolproof simple cookie recipes for every phase of fall, so easy that moms who can’t bake can make them. The other day I was on the phone with my husband when I yelled, “Oh shoot!” […]

20 Kid-Approved Quiet Toddler Games to Make Waiting Fun

20 Kid-Approved Quiet Toddler Games to Make Waiting Fun

Inside: These 20 kid-approved toddler games are designed to keep kids busy, quiet and engaged while waiting or on-the-go. This post has been sponsored by XFINITY. All opinions are my own. Parents know keeping kids occupied on-the-go is crucial for a peaceful trip. These 20 […]

Amazing Pre Writing Hack to Try With Your Kid Right Now

Amazing Pre Writing Hack to Try With Your Kid Right Now

Inside: Pre writing skills for toddlers have never been so fun using this activity hack. Amazing Pre Writing Hack for Kids I began teaching my toddler how to write her letters the more traditional route with pencil and letter tracing paper. She quickly became bored […]

Sneaky Ways to Entertain Your Baby: 5 Activities for One Year Olds

Sneaky Ways to Entertain Your Baby: 5 Activities for One Year Olds

Inside: Check out these sneaky ways to entertain your baby using five activities for one year olds that can all be done in a high chair! Thank you to Joovy for sponsoring this post by sending us the Foodoo highchair. All opinions are my own. […]

Instant Ways to Simplify Nightly Routines With Printable Charts for Kids

Instant Ways to Simplify Nightly Routines With Printable Charts for Kids

Inside: Instantly simplify your evenings and nightly routines as a family with these printable charts for kids. This post is sponsored by XFINITY, but the content and opinions are my own. Making the most of our evenings as a family is important, especially if one or […]

Over 100 Easy Kids Activities That are Surprisingly Fun

Over 100 Easy Kids Activities That are Surprisingly Fun

Inside: Spending time with your kids can be surprisingly fun with these easy kids activities. This is a growing list of ways to spend quality time together. This post contains affiliate links. 100+ Easy Kids Activities Build a fort Royal Outing – dress in your nice clothes […]

Why Disciplining Toddlers Doesn’t Have to be Negative

Why Disciplining Toddlers Doesn’t Have to be Negative

Inside: It’s possible to be positive, loving, and respectful while disciplining toddlers and teaching them boundaries. My toddlers know exactly how to push my buttons. In fact, it feels as if my babies came out of the womb knowing how to test the limits of their […]

7 Things You Need To Teach Your Kids About Summer Safety

7 Things You Need To Teach Your Kids About Summer Safety

Inside: Be prepared for a fun and safe summer with these seven simple summer safety tips for kids. It’s summertime, and most of us are out enjoying the season in the sun and the water. But no matter how carefree the time may seem, it’s […]

3 Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet Popsicles for Kids

3 Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet Popsicles for Kids

Inside: My yummy three-ingredient recipe for watermelon sorbet popsicles. In our house, we have such a hard time eating an entire watermelon, even between our entire family. I created a super easy recipe for watermelon sorbet popsicles that is almost impossible to mess up. Plus, it’s […]

Clever Breastfeeding Tips You Need to try this Summer

Clever Breastfeeding Tips You Need to try this Summer

Inside: Discover five clever breastfeeding tips that made my life easier during the summer. This piece has been sponsored by MULTIWEAR. All opinions are my own. Once your baby is breastfeeding, there are some ways to make your life easier when you are out and about. Summer […]

How To Teach Your Children About Overcoming Cyber Bullying

How To Teach Your Children About Overcoming Cyber Bullying

Read to find out how to teach your children 5 ways to prevent cyber bullying. Internet use has become increasingly common amongst children of all ages. You may think that it may be too early to start counseling your kids on the topic of cyberbullying, […]

Family Road Trip Ideas for Kids: Easy DIY Organizer

Family Road Trip Ideas for Kids: Easy DIY Organizer

See how family road trip ideas for kids are made simple with this easy DIY organizer. Whenever I am on-the-go with my kids, it takes me forever to pack up all of our things. Inevitably, I forget something. Some days, I am the mom who […]

50 Most Exciting Summer Activities for Toddlers

50 Most Exciting Summer Activities for Toddlers

The sun was shining, the birds were happily chirping, and I could hear the soft sound of the sprinkler spraying water back and forth. My toddler laughed as she pushed a ball into the stream of water from the sprinkler. The water sprayed her bathing […]

Top Baby Supplies to Make Your Life Easier

Top Baby Supplies to Make Your Life Easier

Inside: This list of the top 12 baby supplies for infant care will make it easier for you to decide what’s most important to have on hand for baby’s first year. Motherhood, together with the infinite happiness, brings with it lots of new, sometimes hard […]

Potty training tips for toddlers: The Best Advice from the Experts

Potty training tips for toddlers: The Best Advice from the Experts

Inside: Read the stories of eight mama experts as they share their experiences and their best potty training tips for toddler girls and boys. The first time I tried potty training my toddler, she was just over two. I was determined to get the whole […]

Four Easy Ways To Stop Tooth Decay In Toddlers

Four Easy Ways To Stop Tooth Decay In Toddlers

Inside: Four practical ways to stop tooth decay in toddler, plus the symptoms of tooth decay. The early childhood years are very crucial for a child’s growth since this is the time for important physical growth and development. During these years, various changes occur in […]

The Best Lightweight Double Stroller Comparison for Toddlers

The Best Lightweight Double Stroller Comparison for Toddlers

Inside: How we picked the best lightweight double stroller for our two toddlers. We were downtown for a busy Christmas festival with my family when I was pushing my two toddlers in our old, hand-me-down stroller that a friend had kindly gifted us. I was […]

Amazingly Quick, Simple, and Healthy Breakfast Creations for Kids

Amazingly Quick, Simple, and Healthy Breakfast Creations for Kids

Inside: How to make five healthy breakfast for kids all in under 20 minutes or less. Eating breakfast starts your day with a clear mind ready to process information and absorb new skills. Without breakfast, your mind is sluggish and not fully awake to process […]

5 Crucial Components You Need to Increase for a Healthy Pregnancy

5 Crucial Components You Need to Increase for a Healthy Pregnancy

Inside: The five crucial components you need to increase for a healthy pregnancy. I remember when we began trying to have our first baby, I could hardly wait to wake up the morning my period was supposed to start so that I could take a […]

Silly Scissor Haircuts Activity + Scissor Safety Printable

Silly Scissor Haircuts Activity + Scissor Safety Printable

I love trying out fun activities with my kids. My three-year-old daughter recently started asking if she could use scissors. So, I thought of a fun way for her to practice her scissor skills, with the silly scissor haircuts activity. I wanted to also take […]

The Complete Guide for Traveling to the Magic Kingdom with 2 Toddlers

The Complete Guide for Traveling to the Magic Kingdom with 2 Toddlers

We told my daughter two weeks before our trip to Disney World’s Magic Kingdom that we would be taking her there soon. Since she is only three-years-old, we showed her a few videos so she would know what she was getting excited about. She knew […]

7 Simple Ways to Make Breastfeeding in Public Easier

7 Simple Ways to Make Breastfeeding in Public Easier

One of my first outings after having my daughter as a new mom was to an outdoor mall with my friend. I was nervous about how everything would work, changing diapers, breastfeeding, encountering germs, and the unknown. We were halfway through the mall when my […]

How to Make Stroller Outings Easier for Mama

How to Make Stroller Outings Easier for Mama

My kids were eager to get out of the car when we arrived at the park. I lifted my stroller out of the trunk and set it up with my diaper bag, cooler, and water bottles. As I set my toddler into the stroller, the […]

Practical Diaper Bag Essentials That You Actually Need

Practical Diaper Bag Essentials That You Actually Need

I shimmed my son’s pants down to find a messier diaper situation than I anticipated and found myself under prepared. With one hand holding my squirming son, I fished into my diaper bag trying to find a toy to distract him long enough to keep […]

Magic Muffins: A Mothers Secret for Sneaking in Vegetables

Magic Muffins: A Mothers Secret for Sneaking in Vegetables

Before tasting my first Garden Lites muffin, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I have to admit that part of the reason I don’t think my kids love veggies is because I am not a huge fan of vegetables either. These muffins are made of […]