Quick Easy Meals for Moms and Kids on the Go (Giveaway) #RealSolutions

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I try not to have our weeks so busy that we are constantly running with the kids. However, with three kids and different interests it seems nearly impossible to not have some busy nights. For those nights, quick easy meals are an absolute requirement. Quick Easy Meals There is one day each week that seems […]

Choosing Your Battles Wisely With Your Children

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Are you good at choosing your battles wisely with your kids? I have learned over the years that there are some battles worth fighting, while there are others that really, in the grand scheme of things, are not a big deal. Here are a few tips that may help you in determine which behavior is […]

Nothing Like a Little Humor to Make You Feel Better #NetflixKids


As a family, we do get vaccinated for the flu each year. My husband works as a paramedic and comes in contact with a lot of sick people. The more protected we can be, the better I feel! The one thing I had not expected to be hit with this year was Strep Throat. This […]

Quality Time with Family: Holiday Movies with Netflix #NetflixKids

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This Quality Time with Family: Holiday Movies with Netflix is part of a campaign on behalf of Netflix.  As a member of the Netflix Stream Team, I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Thoughts are 100% my own. Besides all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it is also a great […]

Setting Realistic Expectations for Your Child


I think in many ways, you reap what you sow. If you have high expectations for your children then they will strive to live up to those expectations. That is true for the reverse as well. If you do not expect much to come of your child, then there is a high chance that you […]

Kitchen Table Moments #ShareWhatsGood with Welch’s Contest #MC


I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Welch’s. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. It is not very often that you will find all of us in the house at the same time. Between the three jobs my husband works, the children’s school and activities we are usually […]

Stay At Home Parents Need Life Insurance Too

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Information for this post is sourced from Genworth Financial. All opinions are 100% my own. Did you know that it is just as important for the stay at home parent to have life insurance as it is for the working spouse? Normally when you think of life insurance, you consider getting it for the person […]

The Adventures of Bunny and A Day of Fun with the Kids

dragonfly landing park

In the near future it will start to get too cold to go outdoors to really enjoy ourselves. This past Saturday my mom called and asked if we wanted to go out for a sandwich and walk to this park in this cute town right by us – Lisle (Illinois). The have a very cute […]

Healthy Snacks On The Go For Kids That Taste Great

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I am not a big advocate of kids eating in the car, but there are times when healthy snacks on the go for the kids are necessary. If you feel like you practically live in your car, then you are not alone. Between running errands and school activities, I feel as though we spend a […]