parenting

What To Do When You Wish You Had a Maid, But Can’t Afford One

What To Do When You Wish You Had a Maid, But Can’t Afford One

Update: After a year and 1/2 after trying these products for the first time I still use and love them! They really do work for the long run and are absolutely worth the investment, so I wanted to re-post this 🙂 If you could be […]

24 TV Shows You Can Feel Good Letting Your Young Kids Watch

24 TV Shows You Can Feel Good Letting Your Young Kids Watch

Alright, first off can we all just promise to be honest with one another for a few minutes here? School is about to be out. And if your kiddos are young enough to not be in school, you’re right about to hit the Dog Days […]

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns To Listen

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns To Listen

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen This post has always been one of my most popular on Pinterest, and it’s too perfect for the  summer season not to share again. If you have a little one in PreK or Kindergarten, or if you’re a teacher […]

Quiet Book Tutorial-Part 2

Quiet Book Tutorial-Part 2

Hopefully you’ve seen the first part of this tutorial and are already obsessively working on your own quiet book! If not, go check it out here.  There are some tips and suggestions you might want to read before getting started. As promised, here are instructions […]

Quiet Book Tutorial-Part 1

Quiet Book Tutorial-Part 1

My cousin ,who is really more like a sister, recently had her first baby and she wanted someone to make a quiet book for him.  So, my 8-year-old daughter and I decided to take on the challenge.  After months of working on it little by […]

Happy Homeschooling–Even with a Toddler

Happy Homeschooling–Even with a Toddler

  In the almost 4 years we’ve been homeschooling, there has always been a baby or a toddler in the house. Without a doubt the biggest challenge for me has been figuring out what to do with the youngest during school time.  I can’t even […]

Tools You Need To Breastfeed

Tools You Need To Breastfeed

  Breastfeeding *seems* like it should be simple enough. I mean, all you need is your baby and your, ahem, breasts, right?! Well, if you’ve been looking into breastfeeding, or if you’ve tried it, you know that’s far from the truth! Although it might be […]

Fun & Easy Ways to Promote Wellness In Your Family

Fun & Easy Ways to Promote Wellness In Your Family

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NatureMadeFamily #CollectiveBias How are you doing? How is your family doing? Be honest, when you read that did you assume the fake, “Good, thanks. How are you?” smile […]

Easy Ways To Sneak Adventure Into Your Family’s Life

Easy Ways To Sneak Adventure Into Your Family’s Life

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BornToShred #ShredTheDay #CollectiveBias There are a couple of quotes that I love, that I feel so strongly about it’s like I came up with them (or, rather, could […]

Creative Solutions To Teaching & Rewarding Your Older Kids

Creative Solutions To Teaching & Rewarding Your Older Kids

  It’s clear by many different posts that I’ve shared with you why I think that having your kids help around the house is so beneficial. I’ve shared our system with you, and how it’s evolved through the years. We’re still using the method where […]