My oldest son is eight years old, which means that I have 10 summers left with him before he heads off for college.
And that is counting the summers during his teenage years, when people tell me that he’ll want to hang out with his friends more than me. SOB!
It’s times like these that
Let me start with a disclaimer that, of course, all Mother’s Days are special. Year after year the macaroni necklaces, cards leaking glitter, and burnt toast smothered in four quarts of grape jelly (served to you in bed by sticky fingered children) all show how special you are to your little crew.
My kids and I have been enjoying Curious George for as long as I can remember being a mom. So when we learned that we could watch all 9 seasons of Curious George – now streaming only on Hulu – we were jumping for joy!
Curious George is an animated series based on the popular books by Margret
I’ve mentioned this before… my kids are growing up at an alarming rate.
My oldest is rushing full throttle towards turning 9 in the fall, and my youngest can spell POOP with 100% accuracy. (A fact which makes his siblings VERY proud!)
I used to think that my years of having serious talks
It’s no secret that I love IKEA.
From perusing their catalog to shopping in person at the store, IKEA is my go-to place for design inspiration.
My kids love to play at the play area, and I love to wander around and get ideas.
And don’t even get me started on the fact that it’s prett
You’ve been there before: You’re exhausted from a long day of adulting, and personally you’d love nothing more than for someone to tell you it’s your bedtime — yet for some reason your kids are so against the idea that they’ve turned going to bed into a full-contact sport.
Every January, we pack up the kids and leave our frozen tundra in the Midwest to warm up for a long weekend in Florida.
As our vacation approaches every year, I worry that my kids will be too sick to enjoy themselves. (Please tell me that it feels like your kids are sick all winter too!)
Our family of five hits the road a few times a year on 12+ hour road trips. With three kids, two adults and one (very dirty) minivan, we’ve learned a lot through our years of family road trips.
Our biggest secret for road trip success?
Great travel snacks and fun travel games equals happy kids
If you’re looking for ways to encourage your kids to do their chores, the parenting experts at Kids in the House provide three great tips to help get your kids motivated!
It could be as simple as putting on some music or making a fun game out of their chores…
If you’re wondering what k