3 Reasons Our Girls Share a Room

This is the first week of summer and instead of relaxing, we’ve been moving kid’s bedrooms around. We moved both girls, ages 2 and 4, into the same room and turned the other bedroom into their playroom. As part of this process we’ve also put…

Chores: Not a Dirty Word

Do you ever have the feeling that you are the unpaid help at your house? Like there’s too much that you’re responsible for? I mean, come on, between cleaning, laundry, dishes, cooking, organizing everything for school and/or work, and the myriad of other things life…

Artwork During Dinner Prep

Have you struggled with finding activities to keep your kids busy while you prep dinner? For me that is one of the most challenging times of day. My mom used to call it “The Witching Hour” and for good reason. I’m always looking for activities…

The Idea That Saved Our Morning Routine

I’m going to be upfront and honest. Early mornings are not my best time. I’m slow to wake and often cranky. I don’t want a long conversation, or frankly any. As far as I’m concerned, silence is golden in those wee hours of the morning….