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Simplify Weekday Mornings With These Tips

Do you find yourself feeling stressed and rushed in the morning? If so, it’s time to make a change and gain control of your weekday morning routine.Mornings can be a challenge especially when you’re a Mom. There is so much to do and so little time to get it done. Follow these simple steps to simplify weekday …

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7 Tips for Reading to a Toddler

It’s never too early to start reading with your child! Books are a great way to promote language and encourage pre-literacy skills.  My one-year-old loves to turn pages in books but sometimes has a hard time sitting through an entire book.  Here are 7 tips for choosing age-appropriate books for children, toddlers under three and …

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8 Creative Uses for a Kiddie Pool at a Party

I love planning and hosting parties!  They allow me to be creative in some really fun ways.  Some of my go-to party supplies are things that you will never find at a party store.  One of my favorites party supplies is kiddie pools.  I’m talking about the hard plastic molded pools you can get almost …

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P&G Household Needs Products from Costco make my life easier!

This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.”  Summer is here, school is out, and things have slowed down a bit at our house. My boys have settled into a morning routine that centers around making pancakes for breakfast. All …

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5 ingredients and 5 minutes to make soft play dough!

Looking for a toy that can calm a hyper child, reduce aggression, promote creativity, stimulate the senses, and encourage learning?  Look no further than your kitchen pantry.  With 5 common ingredients you can make this wonderful play dough in minutes.  As a former preschool teacher, I have tried many dough recipes and this is definitely …

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How do I raise independent children when I am a control freak?

I want to raise children that are independent, creative, and confident.  Sometimes I feel that my controlling, organizing personality is going to burst out and ruin my kid’s growing sense of self.  This weekend is a perfect example of the effort it sometimes take to let our kids spread their wings and create. Douglas, my …

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