We Aren’t Keeping Up with the Joneses this Summer

If you’re anything like me, you have spent a bit of time on Facebook and Instagram this summer. As you’ve scrolled down your friend’s Facebook pages you see pictures of families doing all sorts of fun things with big smiles on their faces having the…

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…

5 Gifts for Mom that She’ll Really Appreciate

5 Gifts for Mom that She’ll Really Appreciate “It’s the thought that counts.” No truer words have been spoken when it comes to gift giving. If your still trying to figure out the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, maybe you’ll consider one of these options…

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….

Is Kindergarten Tomorrow?

It’s April. In Florida, that means next month is the last month of school. (I know crazy right?!?) It’s also that time of year where everyone is over school. Gone is the excitement of new school supplies and meeting new friends and seeing old ones. Routines are…

Take Your Kids Grocery Shopping (for real…)

I love grocery shopping! Seriously. Especially at Publix. (After all, shopping is a pleasure!) 🙂 I enjoy picking out my own produce, making meal plans based on what’s on sale, and yes, even taking my kids to the store with me. Yep. You read that…