The viral video that puts an end to the mommy wars. A must-watch video for new moms. You'll laugh, then you'll cry, then you'll want to share it with your friends. We're all in this together!

The Viral Video that Ends the Mommy Wars

Sometimes I have the easiest job in the world. When Similac reached out to me earlier this year about a possible blog partnership to help put an end to the mommy wars – it sounded too good to be true. Sort of like if someone were to call me and say, “Listen – we want…

DIY your way to a smart, stylish home with these 15 Ikea hacks. #10 is genius!

Ikea Hacks: Furniture

I’ve grown to appreciate Ikea furniture over the years. It’s super functional with simple designs, inexpensive, and – if you like puzzles like I do – fun to put together. The best part about the simple style of the furniture is that you can customize it to fit your home and style. Here are 15 hacks that…

Flu season is here, and it's especially bad this year. Great tips on how to keep your family from getting the flu as well as flu remedies and flu treatments - in case it's too late. Everything you need to know about the flu!

Flu Fighting Tips and Remedies

Flu season is officially here – with 43 states reporting widespread flu outbreaks. We’re sharing great tips on how to keep your family from getting the flu as well as flu remedies and flu treatments – in case it’s too late. Don’t Get it – Tips for Preventing the Flu The best way to prevent…

Looking for some fun Valentine's Day games for kids? Whether you just want to have fun at home or need a great Valentine's Day party game for the classroom, you're sure to find what you're looking for with these 30 awesome Valentine's Day games for kids. My kids are obsessed with #18!

Valentine’s Day Games for Kids

Looking for some fun Valentine’s Day games for kids? Whether you just want to have fun at home or need a great Valentine’s Day party game for the classroom, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for with these 30 awesome Valentine’s Day games for kids. My kids are obsessed with #18! 1. My Heart…

5 simple steps to teach your kids to be thankful and show gratitude. Writing thank you notes is one of them - and #1 has made a HUGE difference in our daily routines!

5 Simple Tips to Teach Your Kids to be Thankful

Between holidays and birthdays, the winter is usually a time when my kids receive a lot of gifts. They’re from grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and neighbors. And while the gifts are useful and thoughtful and make my kids jump for joy, it has become evident this year that our kids aren’t quite as grateful…

It's cold outside! Warm up your home and heart with these 15 lovable Valentine's Day Crafts.

15 Valentine’s Day Crafts You Will Love

Valentine’s Day seems to come at the perfect time every year. After the hustle and bustle of the holidays to distract me from the cold weather, January brings a welcomed and relaxing lull, though I tend to get a little cabin fever. And then I realize Valentine’s Day is soon so I should get crafting! It’s a…

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How We Exercise as a Family

It’s been nearly a year since I started my year-long partnership with Together Counts. At the time, my youngest two kids had just turned 3 and 5, and I couldn’t believe how old they were. (Read that original post here.) And now they’re about to turn 4 and 6, and someone might need to hold…

The Important Lesson We're Not Teaching Our Kids. We are constantly teaching our children - little things and big things - in hopes that they will grow up to be really great, happy, kind and considerate adults. But there's one lesson we're not teaching our kids.

The Important Lesson We’re Not Teaching Our Kids

When our kids are little, our jobs as parents are all about teaching them. We teach them how to drink out of a cup. How to eat. How to eat with their mouths closed. How to share their toys. How to share their toys without hitting. How to put their toys away. How to walk.…

50 Recipes that Use Girl Scout Cookies

Recipes with Girl Scout Cookies

If you love Girl Scout cookies, you’re really going to love these 50+ recipes with Girl Scout Cookies as a main ingredient. Great Girl Scout cookie recipes that your entire family will love – especially the Samoas Waffles! From smoothies to pies and even PIZZAS – you’ll love these recipes that use Girl Scout Cookies!…