Teen App Control Of Social Media – Easy & Affordable

Teen app control has become one of my top priorities. It’s not so much the bullying, it’s the drama that occurs during the messaging. There have been far too many times when something inappropriate is said, or a friend decides to throw accusations. It’s stressful for me, and I’m not even the one being directly […]

Get Your Scare On At Netflix In October #StreamTeam

With it being October, and the month for Halloween it seemed like a good idea to discuss scary halloween movies. When I was younger, I had a love/hate relationship with scary movies. I loved the adrenaline rush I’d get when watching them, but then I hated being scared at night when I went to bed. As […]

Teaching Children to be Grateful For What They Have

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 […]

Promoting Kindness in Children With Netflix #StreamTeam

School is already in session for us. I feel like we have done a moderate amount of prepping for our children. We have had Megan, who’s now in 6th grade, practice her math facts throughout the summer since math is especially difficult for her. For Anna and Ethan, starting first grade, they have been reading […]

Keep Momming

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Shire. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. The relationship that exists between mothers and daughters is unlike any other. It has many unique moments, memories, and yes, even challenges along the way. The relationship dynamic can be […]

Cool Science Projects on Netflix to Spark Interest #NetflixKids

Many kids just went through, or will be going through, Science Fairs at their school. To me, it is always so mind blowing when I see the cool science projects that kids display at these fairs. However, there are times when a subject may seem boring to a child until they actually see it. This […]

Choosing Your Battles Wisely With Your Children

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 […]

Favorite Children’s Books Come to Life on Netflix #StreamTeam

Earlier this month we celebrated National Young Readers month. Our schools in the area are very focused on literacy, and have a program in school with meeting their Accelerated Reader (AR) goals on a quarterly basis. I have always been an avid reader, so it is fun to see my kids starting to enjoy their […]

Stay At Home Parents Need Life Insurance Too

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

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 […]