When IKEA first reached out to me and asked me to share some tips for better mornings and smoother evenings as part of their First :59 program, I jumped for joy. And then I laughed and laughed and laughed.
Mainly because our mornings used to be total disasters. In fact, people would have used me
I always looked forward to Halloween as a kid.
I especially loved the candy, the costumes and the games!
Check out these 30 awesome Halloween games for kids of all ages! There are so many great DIY ideas!
1. Spider Web Walking by No Time for Flash Cards
2. Pumpkin Bowling by A
Fall is undoubtedly my favorite time of year.
From the hot cider to selecting the perfect pumpkins to the s’mores by a campfire – I can’t get enough of this season.
An autumn scavenger hunt is the perfect way to get out, explore and enjoy this time of year.
We’ve found a variety of autumn s
As parents, we have a lot of responsibility to teach our kids the basics and help them get off on the right foot at school — not to mention helping them avoid the summer backslide that’s so common between June and September.
One of the best ways we can do that is encouraging them to read.
Family life is all about love, laughs, and OMG hurry up we’re late for soccer and somebody needs to pick up the 5,472 toys in the hallway and who left dirty underwear on the couch and WAIT is that dinner I smell burning???
We wake up together, stumble through our morning routines together, shar
Back in my working days, I was a fundraiser for non-profit organizations. I believe strongly in giving back, and I believe even more strongly in teaching my kids to give back as well.
But sometimes that can be tricky.
I model “giving” behavior with my kids, but it’s hard to known if it’s real
When I was a little girl, my mom and I had a special signal at parties. Any time I felt like I needed her, all I had to do was make eye contact with her and touch my nose. That was the sign that I really needed to talk to her.
And every single time I used the sign, she would excuse herself fr
When hello products asked me to share our #BrushtimeConfessions – all of the crazy things we’ve said to our kids to get them to brush their teeth – I was honestly a little stumped.
Don’t get me wrong. We have certainly had our fair share of parenting issues with these three crazy kids.
With three kids, I’m always looking for ways to simplify our lives. Especially when it comes to our crazy, hectic mornings.
Sometimes I feel like I’ve run a full marathon by the time I’ve gotten two kids on the bus and one kid dropped off to preschool – without anyone forgetting a library book or