Independence Day 

We took a month off to grieve losses and focus on our families, but we are back! What does the Fourth of July look for your family?   EDIT: we took off the whole summer Keep Reading

A guide to diminishing toddler tantrums

You ever have those days where your kids are having a meltdown everywhere you look? That’s rhetorical. I know you do.  When my kids are fighting and fussing and crying and I think I’m going Keep Reading

I Stopped Making Excuses, You Can Too

“I don’t have time. It’s too hard. I don’t know how other people do it.” Getting healthy isn’t a chore. It’s a choice. If you find yourself saying you don’t have time and it’s too Keep Reading

8 Tips for Finding Your Center When Stress Has Taken Ov...

You ever get so wrapped up in life that sometimes you just need a time out? When I get to that point, I’m generally so mentally taxed that I don’t even know what to do Keep Reading

Give Yourself A Break!

What do you do to relax? How does a stay at home mom so such a thing? Or any mom for that matter. I stay home with my kids. That means, no breaks. I do Keep Reading

Menu Planning Method Simplified  

   Ahhh, the favorite family question. The one I dread the most. It actually has a tendency to cause some arguments.  Hubs: “what’s for dinner?”  Me: “Well, what do we have?” Husband: “I don’t know.” Keep Reading

Waffle Sandwhiches, Anyone?

Need an easy idea to get your picky eater to eat? I’m not talking about my toddler, but my husband. It’s pretty difficult to get him to eat anything that didn’t come out of a Keep Reading

Overcoming the Obstacles of Exercise 

    When I used to think about exercising, my heart would sink. It’s hard to WANT to push your body to the limit. It’s hard to make time. Crying babies, laundry mountains, meals to prepare, Keep Reading

Sickness Survival Tricks for Mom

     Both my kiddos and I have been hit hard with sickness this year. Usually, we all end up passing the virus through the family. This last time we got hit twice in a Keep Reading

Simple DIY Slushy using TWO Ingredients!

These last couple of weeks, as my oldest son was recouping from having his tonsils removed, I spent a lot of time dashing to the kitchen, grabbing ice chips, popsicles, Gatorade, and water for my Keep Reading