I was always picked last or pretty close to it when it came time to picking dodge ball teams in elementary school. Generally, I was selected just before the kid who was eating his own boogers.This could have been...
It stresses me out when my house is a complete mess. Don't get me wrong, it is often messy. I have two kids, a dog and then this summer we have had a babysitter here with her two kids...
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...
The stores are ready, the schools are almost ready, but are you ready? Sharpen your pencils and pack up those book bags because it is August and the school year will soon be in session.If you’re a teacher you...
I’ve had an insane two weeks at work. I’ve been leaving before 7 a.m., returning around 8 p.m. and eating horribly in between. Today was my last planned crazy day at the office and I’m in need of some...
By Diedre Anthony of Are Those Your Kids? and guest contributor to The Everyday Mom Life  We are living in a very diverse world, and children begin noticing differences in people (and physical features) as young as 2-years-old. It's...
Now that my son is 1-year-old, we are officially done with baby things. I feel like I'm in a place to really understand what was actually helpful to have when you are living with and raising a baby. So...
I wanted to build a vegetable garden ever since we moved into this house almost six years ago. The idea of growing our own vegetables right in our backyard appealed to me, and not because I believe that everything...
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...

Recent Posts

Three Bean Chili Recipe

For those looking for more plant-based recipes, this is one for you! This Three Bean Chili is one of our newest, family favorites. It’s...

Barbecue Chicken Tostadas

We love to have a good twist on in our family meals and these Barbecue Chicken Tostadas are a great way to change up...

Candy Cane Holiday Cheesecake Recipe Makes Dessert Very Merry

Did you know candy canes were originally created in order to keep children quiet in church?According to the folklore story, the choirmaster at the...

White Bean Crostini Appetizer

Appetizers are a favorite of mine. In fact, sometimes I prefer to make a meal of appetizers so I can taste a little bit...

Dos and Don’ts for Donating to Food Banks

As we enter the holiday season, I always like to take stock in the love and gifts we are lucky enough to have in...