If you're flying with your little ones sometime soon, make it a smooth trip by following these 50 travel tips.

50 Tips for Flying with Kids

Baby: Check their ears with the pediatrician. If there is any inflammation going on beforehand it will really help you to know before you put them through misery of an altitude change. Have pacifiers, bottles, and teething toys handy. Sucking and chewing helps to relieve the pressure of altitude change and aids in getting small ears to pop.…

Fun and simple Minute to Win it Games for Kids! Easy to set up, challenging for kids! Great activities for kids parties! Fun idea for New Year's Eve, birthday parties, family fun night, after-school parties or a pizza party! My kids LOVED this!

Minute to Win It Pizza Party

Between homework, track practice, dance lessons and… homework – our weekdays can feel downright hectic sometimes. So last Friday, I teamed up with Papa John’s to plan a very special after-school Minute to Win it pizza party for the kids. They loved it – and so did I! It was a great way to celebrate…

Perfect for breakfast or a snack, this yummy smoothie recipe will razzle dazzle your (and your kid's) taste buds.

Razzle Dazzle Smoothie Recipe for Kids

Full of fruit and protein, this smoothie recipe makes for a delicious and filling breakfast or snack. And your kids will love to help you make it! Razzle Dazzle Smoothie Recipe for Kids   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 2 mins Total time 7 mins   Author: Cassidy, age 14 Serves: 2 Ingredients…

The grill isn't just for burgers and hot dogs. Check out these unique recipes for surprising foods you can grill.

13 Surprising Things You Can Cook on the Grill

People generally stick to meat and vegetables for the grill but there is so much more you can do with it. Did you know you can grill all kinds of fruit, desserts and snacks? Check out these delicious recipes with ingredients that may surprise you. Surprising Things You Can Cook on the Grill Chocolate Banana Melts…

Created for your little kitchen helpers, this mini apple cherry pie recipe makes two pies so there is one to share!

Mini Apple Cherry Pie Recipe for Kids

What’s better than pie? Mini pies that your kids can help you make. Even better, this mini apple cherry pie recipe makes two so you’ll have one to share with a friend. Mini Apple Cherry Pie Recipe for Kids   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 50 mins   Author:…

An open letter to my mom about how becoming a mother has helped me understand why she did the things she did. Dear Mom, I get it now.

Dear Mom, I Get it Now.

Dear Mom, Growing up, there were things you did that I didn’t always understand. Though you never verbalized it, I’m sure you were thinking, “Just wait until you’re a mother…….” Now with only two years under my belt in this crazy thing called motherhood, wow, I get so many things, Mom. And these 15 things truly…

27 summer nail ideas that will make your manicure way more fun. #5 is so cute!

27 Summer Nail Ideas

If you’re looking for something different to do with your mani/pedi this summer, these fun summer nail ideas might serve as inspiration. From fruity to nautical and glitter to simple lines, these nail designs will definitely add some playfulness. Summer Nail Ideas Nautical Simple Star Strawberries Mint and Gold Pineapples Dandelion Neon Dots Textured Chevron Cool…

A tasty cinnamon rolls recipe your family will go crazy for and your kids can help you make.

Mom’s Cinnamon Rolls Recipe for Kids

Perfect for a weekend morning, this cinnamon rolls recipe will be a hit with the whole family, especially if you have kids who like to help out in the kitchen. Mom’s Cinnamon Rolls Recipe for Kids   Print Prep time 1 hour 45 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 2 hours 10 mins  …

17 awesome girls' night in ideas! Sometimes - you just need a night IN with your girlfriends. Use these 17 girls night in party ideas to keep things simple and FUN! Call your best gal pals, and start making plans to stay in! (I especially love #12!)

17 Awesome Girls’ Night In Ideas

With three little kids, a husband, a job, and a house to clean – sometimes it’s hard to remember that I have friends. Or – you know – to make time to hang out with them once in a while. But recently, I’ve discovered this amazing concept called a Girls’ Night In! Having a girls’…