Motherhood

Getting Green Foods into Your Baby’s Diet

Getting Green Foods into Your Baby’s Diet

“This post on getting green foods into your baby’s diet has been sponsored by Gerber. All thoughts and opinions are my own.” As a parent, you want your kid to eat plenty of green things and have a balanced diet. But babies often have an […]

10 Easy Ways to Smile with Your Kids

10 Easy Ways to Smile with Your Kids

Smiling is good for the soul! Research has found, even a forced smile can trick the brain into happiness and boost your mood. If you are feeling a bit stretched and stressed, find something simple that will make you and your kids smile together. I […]

5 Uplifting Bible Verses for Responsive Prayer

5 Uplifting Bible Verses for Responsive Prayer

Faith is something very important to me and a central part of my life which will only naturally spill into my blogging. I grew up in the church, but feel I’m only now able to truly appreciate the fullness of it. Recently, I went through […]

Sending my Kindergartner to School (Instead of Homeschooling)

Sending my Kindergartner to School (Instead of Homeschooling)

This was a surprising change for me. I was fully expecting to home school my kids until 7th or 8th grade and then consider sending them to high school. But today, my oldest just took her first steps into a public school building to start […]

10 Picture Books You Need for Early Education

10 Picture Books You Need for Early Education

Get your little one learning in a fun in interactive way with these 10 picture books perfect for pre-school, kindergarten or even first grade! *Amazon affiliate links are included. Book choices are entirely my own, but I can make a small commission on any books […]

1 Week Keto: My Weight Loss Journey to Better Health

1 Week Keto: My Weight Loss Journey to Better Health

After kids, natural weight loss isn’t always easy. The healthiest path to wellness is in exercise and reducing sugars. Enter Keto….

10 Great Potty Training Tips

10 Great Potty Training Tips

For the most part, I want to write about the things I’m good at. But I think it’s only fair to admit when I’m terrible at something. Child #3 is potty trained and I still don’t know what I’m doing. I’ve seen claims that there […]

Making an Effort to be Bored This Summer

Making an Effort to be Bored This Summer

Let them be bored. As a parent today, it’s hard to let our kids be bored. There is so much to do. We constantly face pressure to show off what we are doing with our kids. Whether it’s learning activities or entertainment, we want to […]

It’s a Hard Mom Life

It’s a Hard Mom Life

Oh child. Someday you will move mountains, for you are a force to be reckoned with. Climbed into his brother’s crib after waking up. Placed his (mostly empty) oatmeal bowl on his head as a hat. Absent mindedly wiped his snotty nose on the shirt […]

What Does My Life Say About Me?

What Does My Life Say About Me?

I used to really dislike working out. It was hard and boring. I only enjoyed exercise if distracted or spurred by competition. I’ve found that as a mom, working out is actually relaxing. Our gym has a child care area that is amazing and keeps […]