I’ve created this easy meal plan template with a grocery list option that has seriously changed the way we plan meals every single week and eliminated the stressful and annoying question of “what’s for dinner?”Read More
Parents, figuring how how much candy your kids should eat after Halloween isn't rocket science. With this helpful tip, you'll help your kid navigate the candy bowl and also teach them how to have a healthy relationship with food!Read More
If you're a new mom odds are you're feeling a bit anxious about exposing your sweet baby's newborn skin to all those damaging UV rays. It's essential that your baby wear a hat, and it's pretty easy to encourage them to do this.
Maybe you’re a bit like me: a busy mom, feeling overwhelmed either in a job you’re no longer loving, or looking for a way to contribute to the family budget. And if you’re creative and can write a complete sentence then it’s possible you want and to give freelance writing a try. Good news, friend! You’ve come to the write place (see what I did there)? This blog posts will go over everything from where to start, to where to find jobs, to what to do once you’ve landed your first client. (woo hoo!)Read More
It’s no secret that having kids means acquiring a ton of crap. Whether it’s toys, coloring books, playhouses or play kitchens shit seems to multiply into every corner of everything we own including the diaper bag and our cars.Read More
Staying on top of your laundry mountain can feel overwhelming. With these simple hacks you can feel less like a hot mess and more like a boss mom. Get organized (or not) but either way hack your laundry with these 21 tips.
I’m not so shy about discussing my hatred for meal planning. I hated it enough that I went ahead and figured out how to make a meal plan that was so seamless and easy that I barely even have to think about it (except for about twenty to thirty minutes at the beginning of the month). But, even with all this help, and all this excitement over finding new recipes I also need a break from thinking about what is for dinner sometimes. Enter Blue Apron for an easy to use meal planning tool.Read More
You can TOTALLY have a couple glasses of wine with your hubby after the kids have gone to bed and realize that you also need ice cream and pirates booty (and diapers) and still get them delivered within two hours without having to drive anywhere….Just let that sink in.Read More
I am in the mid-life in-between where things are happening with our kids, and things are also happening with our parents, and we’re stuck straddling the two trying to manage the drastic swings in emotions and also be good parents and good children and good husbands and good wives to each other.Read More
If you're not religious, it may feel like you've opened the door to a room that's filled with a bunch of questions and minimal answers. How do you begin to explain the concept of death to a young child? Fear not. You can talk to your child about death and not need to lean on religion in any way.Read More
When I decided to turn this little hobby blog into more of a real thing, I had no idea how much work was involved in writing, promoting, and maintain the blog. So it's no wonder that in the three short months of going full speed as a mom blogger, I would hit a wall. If you’re reading this and have found yourself in a writer’s funk as well, here’s a few ways I’ve been able to dig myself out it and get back to doing what I love.Read More
Since I'm always on the lookout for ways to make my life feel less crazy and chaotic, I’ve figured out a way to find peace even if the rest of the house is insane: by making a space that’s just for me that is also free from clutter.Read More
Being a mom is beautiful. It is. But since my first little man was born, I've been living a new life and a new way of thinking. Long heavy thoughts about all of the things that I have to think about now, worry about, obsess about, concern myself with — that I didn’t have to think about before.
And because I’ve had three years of various daycare illnesses rage through our house, almost always unexpectedly, I’ve become an accidental pro at dealing with a sick kiddo and that working mom life. Here’s how I tend to handle it:Read More
Figuring out what you really need to get your infant or toddler started at daycare may seem so obvious, but when you're a new mom faced with this challenge, coupled with the stress of going back to work, sometimes it can feel overwhelming.
It's no secret that a good swaddle is all it takes to calm that newborn baby in its fourth trimester. Every good mother worth her salt can surely do this all on her own without the help of a blog. Except, lies!!!!Read More