Between holidays and birthdays, the winter is usually a time when my kids receive a lot of gifts. They’re from grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and neighbors.
And while the gifts are useful and thoughtful and make my kids jump for joy, it has become evident this year that our kids ar
As moms, it can feel like we’re being pulled in a million directions at once. And like we need a few (hundred) more hours in the day.
These simple productivity tips will help you get more things done for yourself and your family.
1. Wake up Earlier
I used to let my kids be my alarm clock, a
Our house is currently on the market, which means our house has to be ‘show ready’ within ONE hour at all times.
If you have young kids, you know how easy it is to keep a house clean with a toddler.
My son, G, will be turning two in March.
I honestly think having a monkey in the house would
The kids bathroom is a high traffic area, especially in the mornings.
All that traffic can lead to clutter and chaos.
An organized bathroom is possible!
Check out these four simple ways to organize the kids’ bathroom.
1. Involve your children in the organization process.
For the past 11 years, I have kept every single card and piece of personal mail I’ve received in this large, glass canister.
Every time I see it, I’m reminded that I’m loved. That someone (lots of someones) took the time to jot a note, send some laughter – and some love.
When Even Steven a
From hair masks to lip scrubs (and foot soaks too!) – if you’re in need of a spa day at home – I’ve got you covered.
Well – I don’t have you covered exactly – but I do have the recipes that will eventually have you covered in all sorts of fun things. Like honey. And sugar. And olive oil…
My Life and Kids has been up and running for more than two years now.
TWO YEARS – it’s hard to believe. (Read one of my very first posts right here.)
What started as a way for me to not go totally insane after I quit my job to stay home has officially become a part-time job. (You can read more
I can think of a million reasons why you’d want to paste your head on someone else’s body.
Or maybe your husband’s head.
Or your friend’s head.
Or your dog’s head.
When I’m feeling like I need to hit the gym – or I just need a boost of confidence – I look at this picture of my head on
For my birthday last year, I told everyone that I was 25. My kids told their teachers that I was 25. I had the number 25 put on my cupcake. It’s possible that I even told you that I was 25.
Everyone laughed. Everyone knew I was lying. We all moved on.
But when my birthday rolled around this ye