It never fails that around this time of year, we all start looking for our big New Years resolutions. You know, the huge ones that set up for failure? Like, lose an elephant worth of weight, save a million dollars, and travel the world. Those probably aren’t attainable or ideal for 95% of the population. So check yourself.read more
Christmas is fast approaching, and with that comes the ultimate hunt for the perfect Christmas gift. Many families are taking on the minimalist approach to gift giving this year, and I get it. I’m with ya! Things tend to get accidentally vacuumed up here all the time. No idea how that happens.
Asking my kids what they want is like brushing my teeth with cookies. Not helpful. I’m hoping this guide is the opposite for you!read more
So before the holiday hustle, whip up a quick batch of this homemade Baileys, and prepare to relax. This recipe is also dairy free and vegan-friendly, and perfect for gifting! I have even included some simple gift tags!read more
I suck at pretend play. Play kitchens, though, I can do. It is easier for me to pretend play using a play kitchen and I think that is because there are so many different things you can do with it. It is not just playing “house”, it is teaching them many valuable lessons and skills.read more
Babies can be hard to buy for without accumulating too many “things”. At this age, you can still focus on getting a few of your “needs” instead of “wants”! Here is a baby gift guide that I have created that includes a few toys for fun and learning as well as a few must-haves!read more
I am sure wrestling your kids while stuck with a bunch of strangers is a low priority for many. If you’re like me, just the thought of it is enough to make you want to hurl.read more
Bringing home a new addition can be stressful and frightening all on its own. Add a toddler or preschooler to the mix and you may feel like you may no longer rule the roost. It’s not as if we as new parents we didn’t already have enough to worry about. So how do you help your toddler through a new baby? You clone yourself.
Just kidding. If only it were that simple.read more
Self-care is “for you, by you”. It is a time to focus your mind and energy on yourself, giving you a mental and physical break from the stresses of life.
There are few things in life that can bring you as much stress, mental anguish, and physical hardship as those tiny humans we love so much. We do everything from growing them to grooming them. Even the glamorous stuff like wiping butts. How lucky.read more