Cooking with Toddlers: Yummy Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

Wholesome oatmeal with delicious toppings makes the perfect breakfast on the go. They can be made ahead, are freezer friendly and most importantly- make an easy recipe for cooking with toddlers.

My 3 year old Miles had a potluck breakfast at his school and he suggested we bring some oatmeal muffins. They were part of my breakfast meal prep and are still a favorite way to start the day around here. Since the recipe is super simple, it was a perfect activity for us to do together. We are always looking… Read More

How to Set Up your Kitchen for Cooking with Toddlers

Simple, easy changes to set up your kitchen for cooking with toddlers. From the right kids kitchen utensils, to layout suggestions so your child can become an independent and confident kitchen helper.

This isn’t just about cooking.  Nor is it about only cooking elaborate meals with your toddler. Essentially, it’s about establishing a space where your child can be independent, confident and learn real life skills.  You can do as little or as much as you want, as there are some easy changes you can make to your kitchen for it to… Read More

End the Power Struggle with this Easy Daily Routine Chart

End power struggles, stop repeating yourself and ease your worries about nagging with this super easy to follow daily routine chart. Teaches positive independence with this visual and interactive tool for completing routines in the morning, during meal time and before bed.

If you find yourself repeating instructions over and over to your toddler or engrossed in power struggles with them- than this daily routine chart is for you! I work on our routine all the time. As babies, I had them on schedules and it worked great. I’m sure you can guess- things change when we hit the 2 year old… Read More

Weekly Cleaning Schedule Printable- FREE

Get super organized with this pretty and easy to use cleaning schedule printable. It is a weekly cleaning schedule but also lists daily, biweekly and monthly tasks. Each weekday is assigned a room in your house to keep you focused and ease the overwhelm of maintaining a clean and beautiful home.

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you may have picked up on a couple things.  Cleaning is my arch nemesis weakness and getting my kids on a schedule has been one of my strengths.  As the new year has settled in and spring cleaning is on the horizon, I decided it was time to really tackle my… Read More

Mothering Two: Acknowledging the Bad and Celebrating the Good

Mothering two kids or becoming a mom of two is tough and exhausting work. Thinking about the best moments siblings have together helps celebrate the joys of motherhood and acknowledge what all this hard work is for.

Motherhood can be tough! Going from one to a mom of two is definitely an adjustment. There are truly lots of positives of becoming a mom the second time around, as I mentioned in things that are easier with your second baby.  Those are still very true.  But there are also lots and lots of new situations and personalities to… Read More

Easy & Healthy Breakfast Meal Prep for a Month On the Go

Breakfast meal prep for an easy and healthy month of morning. Make ahead breakfast 3 types of oatmeal muffins and 2 kinds of egg muffins in this meal plan. They are kid friendly and delicious! Stress free weekday mornings are in your future. Breakfast on the go or at home.

Fast, healthy, make ahead breakfast? Yes, please! This breakfast meal prep is going to make life sooo much easier.  Mornings are a little crazy around here.  As I’m sure it is for many families heading out the door for school or daycare drop off or work. Or all of the above. Of course my 3 year old Miles has no… Read More

Daily 12-18 Month Schedule for a Happy Toddler

What do you do all day with your one year old? This 12-18 month schedule goes over activities, toys and even a free sample schedule you can download!

It’s hard to accept at first- that you officially have a toddler now! I call this the in between year though- they are more half baby, half toddler. Enjoy the little bit of baby you have left! Because at 2 they are ALL toddler, lol. By now, the excitement from the first birthday is winding down and you are starting… Read More

First Day of School Signs- Free Printables!

Free Printable First Day of School Signs to use as photo props. Two versions on chalkboard with and without color. Great idea to take the cutest pictures!

I can’t believe my oldest is about to start Preschool!  I was thinking about everything we needed to do to get Miles ready for school. Getting his health form filled out by the doctor, copying his birth certificate and finding other supplies. Of course instead of working on any of those things, I settled on doing this fun DIY project.… Read More

Find out the Truth- Why Don’t I Love My Postpartum Body?

Finding the truth on how to dig deep into your self talk to develop a positive body image and finally say I "love my postpartum body"! 8 Tips Included!

Many of us have struggled accepting our postpartum bodies. Regardless of the truly miraculous things our bodies just accomplished. In the same instance, for many of us, it’s not the first time we have hated on ourselves. After struggling to lose all of the weight of my second pregnancy and feeling badly about myself, I finally got to the point… Read More