Long before we became pregnant with The Little Dude our oldest was constantly begging for a sibling. We joke that she was ready for a baby before mom and dad were. Unfortunately, that did not keep me from worrying about how The Mini Mom's life would change and how she would react to that change.… Continue reading Ways to Encourage Sibling Bonding
This is a favorite of our entire family and a great twist on meatloaf. My kids, myself, my husband all love it. I was never a fan of meatloaf until I discovered this wonderful Italian twist. Yum https://www.yummly.com/js/widget.js?wordpress Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 1hr 20min Serves 8 people Ingredients: 2lb ground beef 4 eggs… Continue reading Italian Meatloaf
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We had the pleasure of visiting Thomas Land at Edaville Family Theme Park again this week. As a family with a train-loving little boy, this location is a huge favorite. We have been visiting for years but the new "sensory-friendly" additions along with the new splash pad have made a great park even better!
It's almost Prime Day! Are you ready? I will be posting all deals to the facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/Justmomminaround as well as keeping a running list here! Please note these are all affiliate links(while it won't cost you anything extra I may make a commission off your order- see full disclosure policy) I am simply passing… Continue reading Prime Day Deals 2019
Are you sick of nagging your kids to get ready in the morning? Let Alexa do it for you! Use the Alexa app to set up reminders! This is a tip I learned as an assistive technology option for children that have issues remembering routines and it has helped our family substantially! This post contains… Continue reading Using Alexa to help the morning routine!
I was shocked to find out that if you search for puddle jumpers on Amazon, many of the results are not the actual coast guard approved Puddle Jumpers by Stearns! They look eerily similar but the big difference is the price tag. Stearns Puddle Jumpers tend to cost around $20-25 where these similar floatation devices… Continue reading Fake Puddle Jumpers?
School's out and the weather is nice but no one wants to break the bank or have a repetitive summer! Don't fear because the #justmomminsummer19 Free & Cheap Summer Activities list is here! To make this summer even better, on August 20, 2019, I will be choosing one follower who tags #justmomminsummer19 on a picture… Continue reading 100 cheap and free things to do this summer!
This is a favorite twist on a classic slow cooker meal that my family loves! It is quick to make and easy to serve. I highly recommend adding it to your family's meal planner! Yum https://www.yummly.com/js/widget.js?wordpress Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 4-6 hours Serves 4 people Ingredients: 4lb boneless chicken breasts 2 10oz cans… Continue reading Slow Cooker Garlic Italian Chicken
Have you heard about the Instant Pot? You can get rid of the pressure cooker and the crockpot for this all in one, heavenly, little kitchen appliance. With thousands of different recipes to be found the Instant Pot became a favorite go-to when I received it for Christmas. Don't hesitate on buying one because today… Continue reading Instant Pot Deal!