3 Easy and Super Yummy Breakfasts Kids LOVE {+ Video}

Mornings can be hectic, even when you’re a stay-at-home mom. Sometimes I oversleep and wake up to my my darling middle child pacing my room and saying, “Mom, I have to go peeeee!” Those words are juuust enough to catapult me right out of my warm covers. The only thing worse than waking up in… Keep reading →

Want to Eat Better this Year? Join the Monthly Produce Challenge!

I took one nutrition class in college. Just one. That is it. I have absolutely zero credentials to provide nutrition advice to the world. However, I am a wife and a mom. I cook for my own family. I know what it’s like to be absolutely bewildered about what the heck I should be serving… Keep reading →

51 Better Mom Habits for an Improved and Rewarding Life

Last week my son turned 7 months old. I thought for sure I’d get back into blogging by the time he was 4 months old. I tried many, many times. I really did. But the ideas, the words, the passion, just didn’t come. It’s torture to write when you have nothing to say. When I… Keep reading →

Educational and Entertaining YouTube Channels for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Screen time is a hot topic. I’m not going to debate the benefits and drawbacks of screen time today, though. I’d rather focus on giving you a solid list of educational YouTube shows for toddlers and preschoolers. Because screen time is inevitable whether you are for it or against it. My oldest is just 7… Keep reading →

How to Design Name Cards for Photo Ornaments

Disclaimer: Oriental Trading sent me the product in this post to review. All opinions are 100% mine. This year for Christmas, my kids will be giving their grandparents adorable photo ornaments. I’m probably crazy for posting this just a few days before Christmas, but maybe you can buy the ornaments (I got mine from Oriental Trading)… Keep reading →

A Special Christmas Tradition: How to Make Ornaments with Your Kids

Disclaimer: Oriental Trading sent me the products in this post to review. All opinions are 100% mine. When I was a kid, my mom’s friend would send each of us a special Hallmark ornament for Christmas. I have 18 of these ornaments, and I still can’t believe the flood of memories that rush back whenever… Keep reading →

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Practical, Busy Moms

Wouldn’t it be great if our husbands actually sought out a suitable gift for us weeks ahead of Christmas, and never again on Christmas Eve? I think I speak for many, many women when I say, We’ve had enough! If only our dear husbands could be so thoughtful. Yes, they might have to ponder for… Keep reading →

Brilliant Ways to Save Money for Your Baby’s 1st Year

Did you just get the wonderful news? You’re pregnant?? Congratulations!! I can vividly remember the moments we found out we were expecting our first, second, and third children because they were all life-altering events. Having a baby is a huge commitment mentally, physically, and, especially, financially. © Oksana Kuzmina – stock.adobe.com While I do not believe… Keep reading →

10 Things That Can Help You Succeed at Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding my babies was an absolute no-brainer for me. It’s extremely cheap compared to formula, you get to bond with your baby, and it’s natural and healthy. I thought breastfeeding would be pretty simple, but, turns out, I was dead wrong. I almost didn’t succeed my first time breastfeeding, but with the help of many… Keep reading →

The Birth Story of Our Third Child

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you might have seen that we had our third baby, a sweet little boy, nearly a month ago. I still cannot believe that we had a boy! I just figured we’d keep having girls. Ha! I waited way too long to write down the birth stories of my first… Keep reading →