How to Survive Baby's First Cold

How to Survive Baby’s First Cold

As a mom, there’s nothing harder than watching your kids suffer. And when your baby has his or her first cold, it can be downright painful to see them not feeling well. When my first baby had his first cold, all I wanted was to soothe his pain and make him as comfortable as possible.…

These 16 awesome playroom ideas will make you feel like a kid again. From DIY and art ideas to how to convert a nursery or bedroom into a playroom, your kids will love their new space.

Playroom Ideas Your Inner Child Will Love

Our house is very cozy (that is, tiny) and our daughter has an insane amount of energy. That’s potentially a bad combo. As we approach the colder months, our outdoor playtime will decrease, and I am ever-so-happy that we converted our dining room into a playroom earlier this year. We had to get creative with…

Simple Ideas to Give Back with Kids

Simple Ideas to Give Back with Kids

Every year, I work hard to find ways for my kids to actively participate in giving back. I want to raise them to be generous to others and also understand that not everyone is as lucky as they are. This year, we were stunned to hear that thousands of children across the U.S. either share…

Warm up this winter with a DIY hot chocolate stand! Wondering how to make one? It's simple, and your kids will love it. You could also use these ideas to create a hot chocolate bar for your next party. Plus, follow this delicious and simple hot chocolate recipe. Made with cocoa, almond milk, honey and vanilla - it's a great treat for kids and adults

DIY Hot Chocolate Stand

Winter is officially here, and I am not loving the cold. But I am loving the excuse to break out my favorite hot chocolate recipe and cozy up with a hot cup of cocoa. This hot chocolate is creamy and rich and full of real ingredients. When served with goodnessknows snack squares, it’s the perfect…

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68 Moms (and one dad) Share What They Value Most

Special thanks to LUVS for sponsoring this post! As the official diaper of experienced parents, Luvs is always committed to providing moms and dads with value. They recognize that parenting can be difficult, so diapering shouldn’t be. As a special gift to parents, they recently introduced the new and improved Luvs Ultra Leakguard Diapers with…

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Your entire family will love these super fun and super easy Thanksgiving crafts for kids. From turkey crafts to gratitude projects these crafts for kids are perfect for the season! Tissue paper turkey Paper plate turkey hat Handprint turkeys are so simple These edible turkeys are created with apples and gummy candies Involve the kids…

While there might not be something you can personally do to save the world, there are a lot of things we all can do to make the world a friendlier place. Great tips and ideas for adults (and kids) to give back and bring more kindness and friendship to the world.

How to Make the World a Friendlier Place

I think we can all agree that the world is a crazy place right about now. You can’t turn on the news without reports of terrorism, racism or violence. You can’t enter social media without endless political debates or more bad news. It’s enough to make a person feel totally hopeless. But we don’t have…

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Fever Hacks for Kids

With three kids, I am no stranger to fevers – especially when it comes to my daughter Alice. Ever since she was a baby, Alice has gotten high fevers. With temps often reaching 105, I’ve learned a lot about how to handle Alice’s fevers over the past seven years. Aside from my pediatrician, my most…

These unique gift ideas for new moms are the perfect items to create a mommy survival kit or care package. For new or seasoned mothers, these fun and awesome gift ideas are perfect for baby shower presents or to give when you're visiting the newborn baby for the first time.

Four Unique Gift Ideas for New Moms

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. I have several friends (and family members) having babies soon. I’m being invited to sprinkles and showers and meal train sign ups. While I used to go straight to the baby registry to quickly make an online purchase for the mom-to-be, I have recently started…