Summer Recipes for Kids

Summer recipes for kids.  Keep the kids busy in the kitchen this summer!

Last week I shared 101 Summer Crafts for Kids to help beat the summer boredom blues.  If your kids aren’t the crafty type I bet they are the eating type.  [What kid doesn't love food?!]  My kids love to help me in the kitchen.  As soon as I turn on my mixer Ryley appears right… Continue Reading…

101 Summer Crafts for Kids

101 Summer Crafts for Kids

Its summer, the kids are home, its hot out and everyone is complaining that they are bored.  Some days it truly is too hot to go outside and play.  On those days everyone gets a little stir crazy from being inside.  [Moms included!]  To help end the summer stir crazy madness, I’ve rounded up 101… Continue Reading…

To the Mom at the Grocery Store

to the mom at the grocery store

A few weeks ago I went grocery shopping without the kids.  Ryon was home so I got a few hours to myself to shop.  I was walking through the cheese aisle and I saw a mom with four boys.  When I’m alone I try to give moms as much encouragement as possible.  This lady had… Continue Reading…

Avocado Egg Salad Grilled Cheese

Avocado Egg Salad Grilled Cheese

Last year while we were visiting family in Michigan, one of my good friends called me a helicopter mom.  I laughed and I said “What’s that?!”  He said “You know, a mom that hovers over her kids all the time.”  I wasn’t sure if I should laugh or if I was slightly offended but I… Continue Reading…

It Won’t Last Forever

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This sponsored post was written while participating in my partnership with Sprout and One2One Network, but as always, all opinions, stories and pictures are my own. I’m not sure what it is with little kids, but they LOVE to look at pictures of themselves!  Both kids ask me multiple times a day to “Take a… Continue Reading…

Easy Non-Candy Valentine’s Ideas

Easy Non Candy Valentine's Ideas for kids!

Valentine’s is this week!  The pressure is on to make/find super cute Valentine’s for your kiddos and their classmates.  I love class parties but when the kids come home with huge bags stuffed full of chocolate, I raise my mom eyebrows.  I’m one of those moms that sends the non-candy treats.  Do you like do the… Continue Reading…

Review: The Otter Way

The Otter Way Books

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the Otter Way.  All opinions are my own.  I love Twitter, its my favorite place to connect with people and brands.  I’ve been tweeting since 2009, before I was married and before we had our two beautiful monsters.  And yet, sometimes the power of social media just amazes me. … Continue Reading…

Easy Homemade Craft: Cinnamon Sugar Turkey Prints

turkey prints

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for Imperial Sugar.  All opinions are my own.  To read my full disclosure policy, click here.   My kids love [LOVE] to do crafts together.  They especially love when its a craft that they can complete mostly on their own.  I think its great when they can do a… Continue Reading…

Review: RoseArt Magic Fun Dough

Roseart Magic Dough Party

Disclosure: This article is sponsored by RoseArt Magic Fun Dough.  All opinions are our own.  To read my full disclosure policy, click here.  This weekend we had a big event at the Grant house – we have a party.  And contrary to what Ryley kept saying, it wasn’t a birthday party.  We hosted a RoseArt… Continue Reading…

Family Life: I Don’t Know How You Do It

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I was having lunch with my best friend from high school the other day and we had a conversation that I have with working moms quite often.  “I don’t know how you do it.  I don’t know how you stay home with your kids.”  At first I want to reply – “I don’t know either.”… Continue Reading…