The Best of Summer Survival Guide for Moms

I bet you’re just like me...excited for a carefree summer, but a little worried about the inevitable chaos. In order to create a carefree summer of fun, I created a complete listing of tips that I called Summer Survival Guide for Moms with a variety of ideas to help us get through this next season … [Read more...]

5D Mind Dump for Busy Moms

You’re going to want to bookmark this page for those days when you feel so overwhelmed you don’t know where to start. We all have a lot on our plates, and if you’re like me, it’s easy to start getting reactive. It’s all about putting out the hottest fire, and by the end of the day I’m not only … [Read more...]

Healthy Snacks That Your Kids Will Actually Eat!

I don’t know about you, but I run out of snacking ideas for the kids about six hours into summer vacation. We all know the "Good Mom" drill: offer them apple slices, carrot sticks and string cheese...but my good intentions are met with moans and groans, and it's not long before I find myself … [Read more...]

Enjoy Today, Mama

After all of my happy anticipation for a quiet, clean house and the return of structure and routine into my life, I found myself a little melancholy after the kids left for school today. Anyone else feel the same thing the first day of school? After sending these little amazing kids off...I … [Read more...]

Organize Kids’ School Papers

Yesterday when I walked into Walmart, the Back-To-School aisle caught me off-guard. Sudden memories of backpacks stuffed full of paper came to mind. Anyone else find themselves on paper overload once school starts again?Because it can be a challenge to appreciate, display, and store schoolwork … [Read more...]

You Are a Good Mother

Ladies, I’m about to own up to some of my deepest, darkest secrets about being a mother. Over the years, it is true that I have found myself thinking these kinds of thoughts:I should be more fun I should want to read the kids bedtime stories even though I’m so tired I can’t see straight. … [Read more...]

How to Find Me Time This Summer

When I ask women why they don’t consistently take care of themselves (specifically with good nutrition, exercise, sleep, and pursuing things that they enjoy) there are three main reasons: Not enough time They feel guilty It seems selfish Not only is this counterproductive to good parenting (be … [Read more...]

Unselfish Women Put Themselves First

I’m going to give you the shortlist. But first you get my two cents on the matter. Let me ask you a question. Is it selfish for your husband to take a shower and get ready for the day? How about this one: Is your daughter selfish because she wants to have clothes that make her feel good about … [Read more...]

Summer Survival Guide for Moms

Okay, you moms out there. Are any of you putting on a happy face about summer…while secretly feeling a little anxious about how you’re going to survive three months of non-stop fun?  When it’s all play and no work, mom is the one who gets the short end of the stick. Sooner or later, the house is a … [Read more...]

Get Your Kids to Eat Their Vegetables!

We are excited to welcome Amy and Natalie from Super Healthy Kids for this post! They have some awesome ideas about getting your kids to eat their veggies! :)When it comes to feeding your kids the best, the freshest, and the most local food available, you can't get any better (or cheaper) than … [Read more...]

Ready, Set Back to School!

Calling all mothers out there…the end is at sight! Don’t get me wrong. I love summer as much as the next girl, but come August, a little bit of predictability starts sounding pretty good. And what inspires predictability? The school schedule, of course!But there is another side of the … [Read more...]