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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 […]

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!” […]

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 […]

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 […]

Weekly Meal Plans: How to Plan + 28 Days of Free Plans

Weekly Meal Plans: How to Plan + 28 Days of Free Plans

I sit down every Monday with my trusty stack of 5 x 7 index cards with my favorite recipes scribbled on them. Next, I thumb through each one, looking for a recipe that we haven’t eaten in a while. I try to alternate between recipes […]

Vegetables for Kids: The Truth About How I Get My Kids to Eat More Veggies

Vegetables for Kids: The Truth About How I Get My Kids to Eat More Veggies

I peel the bag of carrots and carefully chop off any imperfections. Then, I toss them into the steamer and get to work on the potatoes. They are steaming hot from coming out of the water, so I gingerly set them in a bowl and […]

The Journey to Become a Foster Parent

The Journey to Become a Foster Parent

Lots of people out there possess the drive and motivation of becoming a foster parent – they naturally have a desire to nurture children, or they feel an identification with disadvantaged youngsters. However, just as many people don’t know the best way to go about […]

How to Make Time for Yourself as a Mother

How to Make Time for Yourself as a Mother

As the mother of three young children every minute of my days feels like somebody wants me for something: “Mum, I am hungry” “Mum, I can’t find my book” “Mum, Hannah won’t let me use her pens” “Mum, I need you to wipe my bum” […]

How to Easily Plan Super Fun Family Vacations

How to Easily Plan Super Fun Family Vacations

No matter the time of year, my family loves dreaming of fun family vacations. Planning fun family vacation ideas, full of family-friendly adventure makes my mom heart swoon. I get lost thinking about the memories we will make, bonds we will create, and adventures we […]

Postpartum Care: 6 Simple Steps for a Healthy Self-Care Mentality

Postpartum Care: 6 Simple Steps for a Healthy Self-Care Mentality

When I was preparing for the birth of my first child I attended all the classes my hospital had to offer, the newborn care class, the Lamaze class, the partner class, and the breastfeeding class. I felt as prepared as I could be to tackle the […]

My Morning Routine: How to Leave the House with 2 Toddlers in 29 Easy Steps

My Morning Routine: How to Leave the House with 2 Toddlers in 29 Easy Steps

Getting a toddler out of the house in a hurry is kind of like pushing a packed grocery cart through three feet of snow. You may make some progress, but you better be prepared for some resistance and a total body work out. I’d like […]

Interior Design Ideas for How to Make a House Feel Like a Home

Interior Design Ideas for How to Make a House Feel Like a Home

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CORT. All opinions are 100% mine. In the past, I dreamt of having my own space to decorate. When my husband and I bought our first home, I was so excited to begin decorating […]

Red Velvet Cake Pop Recipe

Red Velvet Cake Pop Recipe

Cake pops are a delicious treat. They make great gifts, table toppers, stocking stuffers, or party favors. By changing the color and adding a few pearl sprinkles, cake pops are the perfect way to add a special touch to any get together. Here, I show […]

Easy Two-Minute DIY Diaper Caddy With Simple Organization Hacks

Easy Two-Minute DIY Diaper Caddy With Simple Organization Hacks

The first week I brought my baby home from the hospital, the doctor said I needed limit going up and down stairs to once a day. This meant I would go down the stairs in the morning to our main floor and stay on that […]

How to Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool Survival Guide

How to Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool Survival Guide

Entering preschool can be a nerve-racking time for toddlers and parents. A common misconception is that the main skills toddlers need to enter preschool are academic. The truth is that educators will tell you the real skills toddlers need to come prepared with are social […]

How to Make a Healthy Yogurt Parfait Your Kids Will Devour

How to Make a Healthy Yogurt Parfait Your Kids Will Devour

Healthy recipes that kids love equals a big win in my house. When I discovered how to make this healthy yogurt parfait that my kids devour, it became a staple in our home. With only six ingredients, this dish is packed with protein, fiber, and […]

How To Make Motherhood Moments Matter for Your Family

How To Make Motherhood Moments Matter for Your Family

Life is busy. For stay-at-home moms, working moms, work-from-home moms, or any other kind of moms, life is rushing by. If you are like me, you are trying to capture the gloriously ordinary moments in your child’s life. In the chaos, I find myself desperately […]