Motherhood

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

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

As I was strolling through the dollar section at Target, my preschooler spotted the small containers of neon slime starring at her from the shelf. After a little convincing on her end, I let her and my son each pick a container of slime. I […]

20 Kid-Approved Quiet Toddler Games to Make Waiting Fun

20 Kid-Approved Quiet Toddler Games to Make Waiting Fun

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 kid-approved […]

Amazing Pre Writing Hack to Try With Your Kid Right Now

Amazing Pre Writing Hack to Try With Your Kid Right Now

Pre writing skills for toddlers have never been so fun using this activity hack. This post contains affiliate links. 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. […]

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

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

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. This […]

Instant Ways to Simplify Nightly Routines With Printable Charts for Kids

Instant Ways to Simplify Nightly Routines With Printable Charts for Kids

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 both […]

Why Disciplining Toddlers Doesn’t Have to be Negative

Why Disciplining Toddlers Doesn’t Have to be Negative

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 parents. It’s easy to fall into the trap of saying “No” or correcting them all […]

7 Things You Need To Teach Your Kids About Summer Safety

7 Things You Need To Teach Your Kids About Summer Safety

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 important to remember that there can be serious consequences that come with not being prepared, and it’s even […]

Clever Breastfeeding Tips You Need to try this Summer

Clever Breastfeeding Tips You Need to try this Summer

Discover 5 clever breastfeeding tips to make life easier this 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 is […]

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

We’ve made a list of the top 12 baby supplies for infant care that will make it easier for you to decide what’s most important to have on hand. Motherhood, together with the infinite happiness, brings with it lots of new, sometimes hard chores and […]

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

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

The first time I tried potty training my toddler, she was just over two. I was determined to get the whole potty training thing right the first time. I decided we were going to try the three-day method and go all out since my daughter […]

Four Easy Ways To Stop Tooth Decay In Toddlers

Four Easy Ways To Stop Tooth Decay In Toddlers

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 your child’s body, especially in their mouth and facial area. The mouth provides and supports important […]

The Best Lightweight Double Stroller Comparison for Toddlers

The Best Lightweight Double Stroller Comparison for Toddlers

How we picked the best lightweight double stroller for our two toddlers. This post contains affiliate links. 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 […]

Amazingly Quick, Simple, and Healthy Breakfast Creations for Kids

Amazingly Quick, Simple, and Healthy Breakfast Creations for Kids

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 or store information correctly. It is the most important meal of the day, and junk food […]

5 Crucial Components You Need to Increase for a Healthy Pregnancy

5 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 pregnancy test. The anticipation of if it would be negative or positive was […]

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 […]

5 Ways Healthy Meal Plans Make Life Easier for Moms

5 Ways Healthy Meal Plans Make Life Easier for Moms

This post is sponsored by Nurture Life, but the content and opinions are my own. It was 5:10 pm and I was already late for starting to cook dinner. My one-year-old was sticking to me like a suction cup because that’s just what my kids […]

4 Reasons Being a Mom is the Best Job Ever

4 Reasons Being a Mom is the Best Job Ever

Before I was a mother, I spent my days in classroom teaching children. I greeted each child as they walked in my door in the morning. During the day, I taught them academics, manners, and how to be a kind human being. I tied shoes, […]

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 […]

How to Save Money While Following a Healthy Gluten-Free Diet

How to Save Money While Following a Healthy Gluten-Free Diet

I’m Jenny Finke, the gluten-free blogger behind Good For You Gluten Free. My doctor diagnosed me with celiac disease in April 2012, and since then I’ve been following a strict, gluten-free diet. It took me years to figure how to be a healthy, gluten-free eater, but […]

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 […]

What am I Thankful for? Simple Parenting Moments

What am I Thankful for? Simple Parenting Moments

The other night I went to my Google Photos with the intention of pulling our Christmas photos out for our Christmas cards.  When I got in there, I decided to clean it out a bit.  One hour later I was teary-eyed and smiling after viewing […]