Packing school lunches for kids 5-days a week, it’s easy to get burned out and run out of ideas. By Friday I kind of just want to fill each section of their lunch boxes with cheerios and send them a milk chug and a spoon. So to make your life and mine easier, here are […]
We can be doing everything right as far as fitness and nutrition goes but if we can’t get a handle on our stress levels it doesn’t make much difference. But we don’t always have time to spend hours each day in a state of “calm.” So let’s get real. How can you practically reduce stress? […]
We’re a family of nerds. So it didn’t surprise me when my 6-year-old daughter came to me and told me she wanted a book about the human body. I told her we could go to the library and get a book that weekend. That wasn’t good enough. She wanted a book she could own, carry […]
Did you know that everything is going to kill our children? It’s true. Yesterday I was browsing through Facebook while I was taking a relaxing bath (don’t use your phone in the tub. It’s actually a really bad idea), and I landed on one of those guilt-educing, horror-filled videos. This particular video listed 5 foods that will […]
The world is going back to school and so moms are stressed. Did you know stress lowers our immune system’s ability to fight off germs and infections. Beyond stress, I feel like going back to school is like sending my kids into cesspool of the Black Plague. I doubt I’m the only mom who gets […]
I love getting back into the school routine, but with such busy schedules, things can get a bit chaotic. Here are 11 tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years that help the school year go much better.
I admit it. I’m a food hoarder. My husband also has a blog and told me he was going to write about my food hoarding. I decided I would beat him to it to get my side out first. Point: me.
Last Saturday afternoon I was pulling weeds in my garden. I felt a tickle in my ear. I thought it must be sweat, but then the tickle turned into a flutter… inside my ear. I quickly realized, there was a bug in my ear. Oh! My! Gosh! I ran to the house in a panic and […]
The first day of summer vacation was a bit rough in our house. I love having my kids home and don’t want to be the mom who dreads summer. We knew we had to do something different. I want my kids to have fun during the summer (a lot of fun), but I also want […]
The world wouldn’t be the same without moms. In honor of Mother’s Day, here are eight reasons why moms are awesome.