This guide takes the guess work outof how to pack a healthy school lunch for your kiddos this year.
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How to Keep a Problem Feeder Healthy
Several times I’ve mentioned I have a diagnosed “problem feeder.” I’ve talked to several other moms in the same situation so this post is for anyone who struggles to feed their kids and includes tips we’ve found work for us.
The Mom I Am Not
Rather than beat ourselves up for our failings as moms, it’s better to just acknowledge and accept who we aren’t as moms.
The Dark Side of Motherhood
My son and I got in a big fight this week. I’m pretty sure the words “all your toys” and “on fire” and “some kids don’t even have food” were used. To be honest, it was pretty ugly. I felt like a failure as a mom. Then meeting another mom completely changed my perspective.
Two Weeks of Healthy School Lunches
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 […]
12 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress and Why You Need to Do it NOW
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? […]
The Hard Lesson My Son Learned About Money
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 […]
The Best Way to Keep Your Children Alive AND Happy
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 […]
Ways to Get Over a Cold You Probably Haven’t Thought of
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 […]
11 Ways to Get Rid of Stress this School Year
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.