When my husband and I took the breastfeeding class at our local hospital, I remember him saying, "I have NO idea why everyone doesn't breastfeed. It's so great!" I tried telling him that it's difficult, some people just can't, and that it's painful. While all of what I said is true, I had no idea… Continue reading Guest Post: Common Breastfeeding Issues
Why my daughter? Why any kid? Why are these kids so mean? Why don't their parents correct them? Why, Why, Why? These questions I find running through my head every single night when the house is quiet. My daughter is in 3rd grade. She's been bullied from time to time but this year at the… Continue reading Watching my child deal with being bullied
It's January 1, 2018! A new year! WooHoo! Or, if you're like me, it's just another day as a mom. So I have decided to go ahead and make the ultimate list of New Year Resolutions, for every mom, that are actually realistic!
Are you like me and just realized New Years Eve is in 3 days and you have absolutely no clue what you are doing? But wait... you're a parent, so your hanging at home. Well here are a few fun ways to celebrate New Years with your little mini-me's. #1. Throw a Noon-Years Eve party(Or… Continue reading Ways to Celebrate New Years with your little ones!
Looking for the perfect book for your grade-school child? Want your child to change the world? Would rather have your child read about history than flying pigs? Look no further! After realizing how much my 8-year-old LOVES reading non-fiction stories. I decided to compile this list of books she will be receiving over the next… Continue reading Non-Fiction Books that Will Motivate your Child to Change the World!
How we cleaned our dishes drawer, made mealtime simpler and helped save the environment. A little over a year ago I remember sitting on the floor of my kitchen, swearing up a storm while shuffling through our drawer full of kids dishes looking for a bowl. After reaching out to some friends, I realized many… Continue reading Organizing the kids dishes & saving the earth!
This is the ultimate list of Gifts you'd never think to buy kids for the Holidays! My 8-year-old has always loved every toy out there. Buying for her is probably the easiest thing ever, however, buying an original gift is always my goal. I've compiled my top 6 list of amazing and original gifts you probably… Continue reading Gifts you’d never think to buy kids for the Holidays!
I don't know any moms who haven't turned to Pinterest for help with meal planning. Then after about 200 pins, you wonder what will actually be edible and what will be a Pinterest fail! Well, I'm going to share my top 8 crock pot recipes from Pinterest I have made every single one of these multiple times, I… Continue reading Top 8 Pinterest Crock Pot Recipes!
What's in mom's beach bag? We spend lots of time at the beach in the summer and after many years I think I have finally figured out the best things to keep in our beach bag to be prepared for the basic beach day! #1: A great beach bag! After more beach bags than I… Continue reading Whats in mom’s beach bag?
Organizing a “Home Base” for the School Year With the start of every school year I find myself overwhelmed with how to organize everything. There are homework papers, classroom newsletters, school memos, fundraisers, party invitations, spelling words, etc etc etc. The list seems to be never-ending. Over the summer I came up with the idea… Continue reading Organizing a “Home Base” for the School Year