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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 […]

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 […]

My Top Five Easy Ways to Save Time

My Top Five Easy Ways to Save Time

This post has been sponsored by JORD, but the content and opinions are my own. If I were to ask you what your greatest goal is right now and then ask what’s stopping you, it’s likely one of your answers would be time. That’s why […]

Tested Ways to Lose Belly Fat After Pregnancy

Tested Ways to Lose Belly Fat After Pregnancy

Many moms dream about how to get back to their pre-baby body after delivery. This is an amazing goal that requires more than just a dedicated mind. As much as the protruding belly is interfering with your physique and self-confidence, you need to ensure that […]

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, […]

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 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

Inside: Find four easy steps for planning good family vacations, full of adventure. Plus get a free packing list, and discover my best hacks for traveling in an airplane or taking a road trip with young kids. No matter the time of year, my family […]

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 […]

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 […]

Positive Ways to Redirect Your Misbehaving Toddler

Positive Ways to Redirect Your Misbehaving Toddler

It is the responsibility of the parents to train and teach their child the right skills and behavior. But as children learn, they will likely make mistakes along the way. One way to teach your children the difference between positive and negative behavior is the […]

Easy on the Tummy Christmas Cookie Recipe & My Secret to Digestive Health Relief

Easy on the Tummy Christmas Cookie Recipe & My Secret to Digestive Health Relief

With the holidays in full swing, I love indulging in creative recipes like these chocolate-dipped chewy peanut butter cookies. They are the perfect sweet treat to end a holiday meal. My favorite part about these sweet cookies is that you can get creative by topping […]

Post Pregnancy Workout: How to Exercise After Having a Baby

Post Pregnancy Workout: How to Exercise After Having a Baby

Giving birth is a empowering experience. It’s also an extremely challenging ordeal and it leaves behind long-term effects you will need to deal with. Getting back into a healthy exercise routine is often tricky once you have become a mom. Use these general suggestions for […]

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 […]

Gifts for Toddlers 1-3: 10 Popular Gifts Kids Want per Age

Gifts for Toddlers 1-3: 10 Popular Gifts Kids Want per Age

Buying the perfect gift for toddler’s can be tricky because, at this age, children’s interests change so quickly. However, this complete gift guide selects the top 10 gifts toddlers want, broken down by each age (one to three-years-old), which makes it easy to buy a […]

10 Ways to Teach Your Toddler Healthy Eating Habits

10 Ways to Teach Your Toddler Healthy Eating Habits

Toddlers can be very picky eaters. It gets really tough as parents to get them to eat healthy, especially in today’s world when they are exposed to all kinds of packaged food. Whenever we go to a supermarket, the chocolates and cookies and the chips, […]

Greek Pasta Salad Recipe

Greek Pasta Salad Recipe

This Greek pasta salad recipe is one of my favorite flavorful dishes because of the combination of veggies, the saltiness of the feta, and the bold taste of the Greek dressing. This dish is kid-friendly because of the noodles, and you might even be able […]