Choosing Healthy Summer Snacks For Busy Days

choosing healthy snacks

I cannot even believe we are going into the second full week of July. This summer is flying by way too fast. School let out late for us, June 10th, because of days the schools closed due to severely cold weather. The kids are on swim team each year, which starts the week after Memorial […]

Choosing The Right Cell Phone For Your Tween

choosing the right cell phone

I honestly had hoped to not cross this bridge with kids and cell phones until high school, if at all possible. However, next year Megan will be walking to school when she starts Junior High, so choosing the right cell phone for her has become essential. Choosing The Right Cell Phone For Your Tween It’s funny […]

Dealing With Anxiety In Your Child – A Mom’s Perspective

dealing with anxiety

Parenting is challenging enough, but what if you were told your “worrier” actually has Generalized Anxiety, Panic Disorder, and possible ADD? Dealing with anxiety in a child has a profound amount of obstacles, some we’ve learned how to deal with and others we are still figuring out. As an adult who is starting a family, […]

Raising A Tween Should Come With A Handbook

raising a tween

Do you ever question whether or not your parenting skills are up to snuff? My tween is making me question myself about 30 times a day. If only raising a tween came with a handbook, I think life would be so much easier! Raising A Tween Requires A Handbook I have to admit there are […]

Movie Night Ideas With Netflix #StreamTeam

#streamteam

So, how is that back-to-school routine working out for you so far? For us, this year is more busy than ever. I had always heard it gets more and more busy the older the kids get. Shame on me for not believing it! That statement is proving to be very true in our household. There […]

Balancing Work and Family Life While Maintaining Your Sanity

balancing work and family

Balancing work and family life isn’t easy. Trying to please your employer and keep your family happy is one thing that no one is perfect at. It can be even more challenging if you work from home. There, you have no separation of work and family life. It’s important to have a goal in mind […]

Teaching Children to be Grateful For What They Have

teaching children to be grateful

Are there times you feel your children seem ungrateful for what they have? I have come up with a few suggestions to help in the way of teaching children to be grateful for their things. I want to start by telling you how very blessed I feel to be able to stay home with my children, plus […]

Back to School Tips and Savings From Walmart

back to school tips

This summer has definitely flown by for us. Has it for you too? I am sure it does not help that summer started a little later for us this year. The kids had to make up 5 snow days keeping them in school later than planned. With all three of my children in school, I could […]

Stylish Baby Wipes Case, Not Just for Babies #HuggiesMomStyle

stylish baby wipes case

As my kids grew out of the baby stage, the one thing I looked forward to was carrying a regular purse. I also looked forward to not having to carry all the other “stuff” with me. What I have come to find out is this: although my kids are now way beyond the diaper stage, I still have to carry […]