My husband and I usually aren’t very into the Olympics. But for some reason this year, I’ve really been looking forward to it despite the fact that there seem to be problems around every turn in Brazil. (adsbygoogle...
Happy February, friends! As you get ready to show your love this month and take oodles of time making the perfect Valentine's for school, I thought I'd help out a bit. I've made three different sets of free Valentine's Day...
I’m a bit of a science nerd. By that, I don’t mean I’m good at science because I’m certainly not. However I’m certainly fascinated by specific sectors within the scientific community, especially anything on outer space and the universe....
 We are avid colorers in our house and I love a good, fresh crayon. There is just something about coloring with one that makes the whole activity seem better. Maybe it’s because it is clean and new, maybe it’s...
My daughter has been obsessed with the Dreamwork's Troll Movie since we saw it at the theater this fall. The week before Christmas she told me that Equestria Girls (a My Little Pony/person hybrid that she had loved for a...
I've been meaning to get this post up for a long time now. We've had these gorgeous, d0-it-yourself, hairpin leg nightstands in our bedroom since sometime in July now but somehow this summer slipped away from me and here...
A year and a half ago, Santa made a big mistake. He brought us a big, heavy and bulky train table that was a good idea in theory but ended up being one of those toys that just takes...
I have to give my kids credit. They’re really good at listening to directions for a good ol’ craft project. My daughter has always been this way. She loves art and loves to keep busy with her hands. She’s always...
It’s almost December and I can’t wait! I love the Christmas season. It is my favorite time of year. Everyone is happy and friendly. I love the music, the decorations and let’s not forget the food! ...
Since St. Patrick's Day was so close to Easter this year, I didn't feel like we were able to really enjoy the Easter decorations or have a lot of time for Easter craft projects. However, because my daughter loves...
My daughter is opinionated. She is 2, so that's to be expected. However, I don't think this is going to go away. I see it as a good thing for her life in general and a frustrating thing for...
With all the Christmas decor coming down, I wanted to highlight the one thing I’ll be keeping up all year long: DIY mini bud vases. In case you missed this little craft that I originally wrote about here, I thought...
There’s something about decorating for Christmas that just makes people feel happy, maybe it’s the twinkling lights, the warmth of fireplace and the nostalgia that each ornament conjures up. Whatever it is, just pulling out the boxes that keep...
My kids love to paint. It's something that can entertain them for at least an hour and they really get into it. My daughter has painted on paper, plastic, scraps of wood and my kitchen table. My son has...
Tired of doing the same old thing when it comes to decorating your Easter eggs? So were we. This weekend we decorated Easter eggs in a way we created last year and it's so simple even my 20-month old...
Do you need an eggcellent egg decorating idea for Easter this year? Look no further than this fun project that kids of all ages will love. We actually did this project for the first time last year and the results...
I am always on the hunt for a new project. I love to remake something into a more beautiful or useful version. As we are in preparation for a new baby I am trying to find better ways to...

Recent Posts

Are We Done Having Babies? How Parents Make This Choice

In September of 2019, my husband and I found out that for the third time, we would be adding to our family. A part...

Three Cheese Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

I don’t like mushrooms. In fact, I go out of my way to pick them out of things. You’ll sometimes see me put them into...

5 Suggestions to Parent Your Highly Sensitive Child Better

Highly sensitive children are born with a nervous system which tends to be sharp and highly aware of the people around them and their...

Cupid Ice Cream Floats

Let’s get excited about Valentine’s Day! Full disclosure, it’s not my favorite holiday (not even close), but it’s a fun one for my kids...

My Successful VBAC Birth Plan

A decade ago I was pregnant with my first child. I remember being asked, "So what's your birth plan?" Some women choose to have very...