Category: Parenting Tips

Activities for Painting with Kids

3 Fun Painting Activities for Kids

Inside: Are your kids tired of painting with the same old paintbrushes? Maybe it’s time to mix it up! Here are three “no paintbrush” painting activities for kids that you can try today! My kids love to paint. My kids love to paint so much that they are pros at cleaning our craft room floor...

Children love to play family board games, but sometimes the games aren't much fun for the adults. Here is a list of 10 board games that your whole family will enjoy playing together!

The Best Games for Kids Ages 5-8

Playing games is a great way to spend some quality time with your children, but let’s be honest, sometimes the games themselves can be a real disappointment! Nothing makes me cringe more than when my kids ask “Mom, will you play Mousetrap with me”?  Games are also a great toy alternative for Christmas and birthdays....

Getting kids to clean up without complaining

4 Tips for Getting Your Kids to Help Clean Up

Does your preschooler refuse to help clean up?  Do you find yourself wondering how in the world am I supposed to keep my house clean with all these toys everywhere? Are you searching for a way to get your kids to help keep your house clean? If you answered YES!, then you are in the right...

easy sheet pan meals

29 Quick and Easy Sheet Pan Meals to Make Dinner (and clean up) a Snap

A delicious sheet pan dinner can rescue a hectic evening like a knight in shining armor!  These one pan meals have become my absolute favorite quick and easy dinner ideas lately for so many reasons.  They are quick, have very little active cooking to do, and, to top it all off, make only one or...

Keep the toys organized in 3 simple steps

How to Ditch the Mess and Keep your Toys Organized

Toys, toys, toys.  How to keep your toys organized is something that so many families struggle with. Grandparents love to buy them.  Kids hate to put them away. So, we are left with a mess to keep tidy.  I am not the type of person who can keep up with super complicated systems or keeping...

Easy Tips to Save Money on Groceries

Saving Money on Groceries in 5 Easy Steps

Lately, I feel like grocery shopping has gotten so expensive!! I mean, I know we are buying more food as our girls get older and eat more, but still, our grocery bill is way more than it used to be! Tell me that I am not the only one who feels like this! Saving money...

how to stop yelling at your kids

How to Stop Yelling at Your Kids

Are you a yelling mom? Me, too!  :/ Being a mom is frustrating! It’s hectic, there is so much to remember, and how is it that my kids know exactly how to push my buttons?! Do you want to know how to stop yelling at your kids? Do you find yourself being so patient with everyone...

Side dishes can be easy with these great recipes

Quick and Easy Side Dishes for Busy Moms

“Ok, dinner is ready!” Ok, here is your chicken…mac & cheese….wait, where is the vegetable?  Didn’t I make a vegetable?! Ugh. We’ve all been there.  Nailed the main dish and forgot the veggie side dish. Or maybe you’re just sick of serving steamed broccoli AGAIN. Well, me, too, Mama!  So, I have gathered up over...

Being a mom is busy. Use these helpful tools to save you some time around the house.

Sensational Small Appliances That Will Save You Time

Who doesn’t love a small appliance that saves you time?! When you are a busy mom, cooking, cleaning, and keeping the family running smoothly is a major task.  One of the best things you can do for yourself as a busy mom is to make sure you are using the right tools to increase your...

Easy Way to a Clutter Free Home

The Easy Secret to a Clutter Free Home

Decluttering your house when you have kids is so hard! Before you have kids, your house is fairly organized (if you don’t count your husband’s clothes that never quite seem to make it to the hamper ;)).  But, then, slowly, the toys take over, the kitchen counter is covered with papers, and you just got...