15 Simple Self Care Activities for Moms

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Self care. It’s something that gets thrown around a lot these days. Especially towards moms. Traditionally moms have been expected to prioritize everyone else first, while multitasking seamlessly everything that is on their plates.  We know that is not a sustainable or healthy way to live, but it’s hard sometimes to break that mold. And in these uncertain times, self… Read More

How to DIY a First Birthday Photoshoot

A first birthday photoshoot is not something I did with my first two sons. My first son got an intimate music themed party and all the attention being the only kid there. My second son got a full blown wild one birthday party that we all loved.  They both had a cake smash at their parties, but not great pictures… Read More

10 Preschool Learning Activities for Active Kids

After our first week of quarantine, I shared our homeschool schedule and everything we are doing to maintain some sanity throughout this weird phase of life.  There was some novelty that first week with my 3 year old and after that week I had to quickly think of some new ways to get him engaged. I don’t want to constantly… Read More

Shrimp Penne Pasta with a Creamy Tomato Herb Sauce

Seafood and shrimp are probably not the first things you think of when planning a meal that toddlers and kids will like. But pasta is. And this shrimp penne pasta recipe blends the two so perfectly that it is solely responsible for my kids’ love for shrimp.  Related Post: 20 Quick and Toddler Friendly Instant Pot Dinners When I make… Read More

Homeschool Schedule, Activity Ideas and Resources!

The world is just crazy right now. That is the only way I can really sum up everything going on.  Currently, I’m in the second week of having the two older boys home from school, practicing social distancing and trying to create some sense of normalcy around this obscure time.  I created a homeschool schedule from the start, because that… Read More

15 Essential Books on Kindness for Toddlers & Preschoolers

 One of my son’s best friends has leukemia.  She was recently diagnosed a few months ago. (Before I continue, her mom knows I’m writing about this. She gave me the idea of sharing one of their many pictures together.) Also, know she is going to be okay and is currently in a 2 and 1/2 year treatment plan.  She is… Read More

Baby Food Recipes for Your 6 Month Old

One of the most common questions of  first time moms is “What should my baby eat first?”.  When your baby is about to turn 6 months, a whole new world of care opens up.  You know that they are going to eat solids soon,  and need to start prepping and buying new food.  So, what are baby food recipes 6… Read More

The Absolute Best 2 Camera Baby Monitor

You’re about to find out which is the best 2 camera baby monitor on the market! Save the headache of buying the amount of monitors I have, that eventually all give out. Even if you only have one child, you can use it with just one camera, or get a second for a playroom, or already be prepared when you… Read More

Weekly Meal Planning Printable Guide

Cooking is one of the household chores I enjoy most.  Coupled with my love of making printables, these meal planning printable guide was born. I’ve seen the rewards of meal planning, but I’m not always consistent with it. Having the right tools like this meal planning printable kit and ensuring it’s one of my habits has been essential in becoming… Read More

15 Christmas Gifts Kids Can Make

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A few years ago, I started the tradition of making homemade gifts with my boys.  Originally the idea was that it would be gifts from them to various family members.  I want them to think about giving as an integral part of the Christmas season- not just always talking about what they want from Santa.   They were 1 and 3… Read More