Incorporating an exercise plan into your routine can be hard once you have kids. This at-home fitness video from Jessica Smith makes it easy! It's a quick and convenient way to lose weight and get in shape during naptime.

Fitness for Moms: 20 Minute Naptime Workout

Incorporating an exercise plan into your routine can be hard once you have kids. This at-home fitness video from Jessica Smith makes it easy! It’s a quick and convenient way to lose weight and get in shape during naptime. We’re huge fans of What’s Up Moms. Click here to subscribe to their YouTube channel! Photo was…

Taking a trip with your family is always a memorable experience. But feeding a family three meals a day plus snacks can cost a lot of money. Here are some tips for keeping your food budget in check, while on vacation.

Tips for your Vacation Food Budget

Taking a trip with your family is always a memorable experience. But feeding a family three meals a day plus snacks can cost a lot of money. Here are some tips for keeping your food budget in check, while on vacation.   We’re huge fans of What’s Up Moms. Click here to subscribe to their…

Wondering what to do for the big reveal? We've rounded up the best DIY gender reveal party ideas out there right now!

The Best DIY Gender Reveal Party Ideas

A very good friend of mine recently announced that she is pregnant with her first baby. She is already planning her gender reveal party and I can’t wait to see how she decides to showcase the big REVEAL. There are so many awesome and unique ideas out there now, and so many of them you can…

20 Gift Ideas for Your Child's Teacher

20 Gift Ideas for Your Child’s Teacher

The end of the school year is approaching – does your child have a special teacher you would like to thank? We’ve put together a list of 20 fantastic gift ideas (with several DIY ideas sprinkled into the mix)! 1.  Check out these chalkboard coasters – genius! 2.  This summer care package is perfect – a…

Helping mom drink at Biggby Coffee

Random Story: Why my mom has to use the coffee shop drive through

Since my mom is currently at my house watching my kids (and Even Steven) while I’m out of town, I thought I’d take the opportunity to post one of her all-time favorite blog posts. Ever. Why My Mom Has to Use the Coffee Shop Drive Through Several years ago I was training for the Chicago…

How and WHEN to Talk to Your Kids About Alcohol

If you’ve spent any time with kids, then you know that kids LOVE to mimic what we do. They like to play dress-up in our clothes. They love to repeat everything we say. My son likes to sit in “daddy’s seat” at the dining room table. Kids are constantly watching what we do. And after…

Looking for some fun ideas to celebrate Earth Day? Check out these 22 awesome Earth Day Games for kids. #10 will get your kids moving!

22 Awesome Earth Day Games for Kids

Looking for some fun ideas to celebrate Earth Day? Check out these 22 awesome Earth Day Games for kids. #10 will get your kids moving! 1. Earth Day Fishing Game by Teach Preschool 2. Earth Day Free Printable Memory Game by Learn Create Love 3. Recycling Think and Sort Game by No Time for Flashcards…

Have kids? Five ways to prepare for summer fun with kids! Great ideas for moms - and a summer bucket list free printable. Great summer ideas for kids!

Five Ways to Prepare for Summer With Your Kids

When I was growing up, I had the “perfect” summer every year. My mom was a school counselor and could stay home with us in the summers, so there were picnics, trips to the playground, visits to my aunt’s pool and lots and lots of fun. Everything seemed so simple in the summers. Watermelon to…

Healthy meals can be delicious! Try these 30 delicious and guilt-free Weight Watchers recipes that are 10 points or less.

30 Weight Watchers Recipes – 10 points or less

These 30 Weight Watchers recipes are both healthy and delicious – and all under 10 points! Can’t wait to try #26! 30 Weight Watchers Recipes Sesame Chicken Chicken Teriyaki Burgers Garlic Shrimp with Spinach Fried Chicken Lasagna Chicken and Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers Potato Soup Burrito Bake Roast Beef with Potatoes and Carrots (slow cooker)…