Now that we’re past all the sugary holidays, such as Christmas and Valentine’s Day, it might be a good time to re-evaluate your tooth brushing habits. If you ask your friends and family – especially your kids – if they...
Most moms I know are focus on feeding their kids the best foods, and for many of them that means organic foods. However, I know many moms still struggle with this. Some can’t afford it. Some don’t believe all the...
Spring is quickly approaching but before we can tiptoe through the tulips, we need to survive daylight savings with kids. As a parent you might not be used to getting a lot of sleep. While I hear there are mythical...
Like it or not, the holidays are just around the corner. If you haven’t started thinking about your holiday budgeting plans, it’s time to start. The holidays can be a financially taxing time for everyone. It’s easy to get caught...
When my family and I moved back to Illinois after a three year stay in Colorado, we needed to hunt for a new church. After settling on one, the kids got pretty comfortable going to their Sunday school class....
With Lake Michigan so close to us now, my summer goal has been to spend as much time at the beach as possible. The beach is my happy place. I’m one of those people that can just sit and watch...
By the time 6 p.m. rolls around I am dead tired. After working all day, making dinner, feeding the dog, doing dishes and a loud of laundry or two, I’m just done. Unfortunately, as a working mom that’s really...
I am one of those people that always has the TV on in the background. It’s a holdover from when I was a journalist and would watch at least six news programs a day. I’d constantly be looking for...
Teaching my multiracial children about black history was not always my first priority. My oldest child was born very pale, and I often got asked if she was mine. I worried about whether or not the constant questioning about her...
We don’t have overly strict rules about screen time in our house as long as the screen time is being used for learning. My husband is in IT and it has never made sense to him to keep the...
Earth Day is on the horizon and while the world picks a day to celebrate the planet, I’m hoping to teach my kids to appreciate it every day. Since it’s the only one we have treating it right is...
During the school week I like to make life as easy as possible. School morning can easily get out of hand with a kindergartener and 2-year-old. Amid arguing over outfits to wear, 5,000 requests for them to put their...
Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Kite Hill. All thoughts and opinions are my own. By now most people have heard of almond milk and use it on a regular basis. We use it often in our house for on-the-go...
Even though I work from home part-time now weeknight meals can still be hectic and difficult for me. Meal prep time always comes up when my son is starting to wind down for the day and just wants to...
Growing up I always had a best friend. Whether it was my next-door neighbor through the majority of my elementary school experience or the girl down the street when I was a tween and teen, close friends were always...
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After we lost our son, a lot of people wanted to do something but really didn’t know what to do. When a baby dies, it upsets the natural balance of the world and it is a very uncomfortable topic...

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