Hey friends! Spring sports really put a kink in my dinner routine… we had way too much takeout or quick thrown together meals! But, this summer I’m getting back to meal planning and trying to make sure our meals our better balanced. That means back to trying to get my kids to eat and try new vegetables! Problem…

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kids II. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey friends! Today I’m sharing a car themed reward chart that I originally designed for a friend and then I used it with my middle child (who is now 6) as well! I decided to print a…

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Moodsters. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey friends! One of my major goals this year was to have happier mornings! My kids school starts at 8:00 am, which is early guys! If they take the bus, they have to be out my front…

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Moodsters. All opinions are 100% mine.   Bedtime! It can be the best time of the day and the worst time of the day – amiright? haha! My older two kids have been generally pretty good about bedtime actually, but my youngest fights…

Hey friends! I love winter, but even I’m starting to feel a little cooped up! During the warm months, we will often do picnics or even just eat in the backyard on a blanket to help spice up lunch time! Over Winter Break we were all bouncing off the walls, so I pulled out some fun…

The first day of school can be really hard for some kids. I saw this cute idea on Tye Dye Diva and loved it. The poem is so creative! I made a printable to match the bracelets my friend made for her daughter. Its the perfect way to help ease the first day of school…

Major nerd alert here 🙂 We love the Science Fair! It is one of our favorite things during the school year. We also have had a lot of success with it too, both at the school level and also at the district level. Here are some of the tips we have learned along the way…

I’m afraid by putting my feelings into words somehow it will minimize the feeling we experienced this past Christmas morning. There was a magical and almost sacred feeling in our home and I hope that I can somehow convey that feeling to you reading this. When we first started this journey (and before it became…

First let’s just take moment and say – WOW! That was intense and a little brutal. I am glad the internet “trolls” have moved on. It’s safe to say that I was very naive to how controversial the Cancelling Christmas post would be. When I agreed to do Good Morning America I sincerely thought what…

My Nathan boy is heading to 1st grade this Fall!  Plus, my Jeff is headed to a 4 day a week preschool (that incorporates his Speech Therapy).  Both need to be to school around 9 am – which means our mornings are going to be a bit busier than we are used to!  I decided…