If You Can’t Get Off Social Media, At Least Fill Your Feed With The Good Stuff

I have a love/hate relationship with social media. I on it waaaay more than I’ll actually admit to. It feels like a quick way to fill in gaps in my day. Waiting for kids at sports? Hop on Facebook. Sitting in the lobby waiting to pick up kids from school? Check out my Instagram feed….Continue Reading “If You Can’t Get Off Social Media, At Least Fill Your Feed With The Good Stuff”

Moms, We May Not Deserve a Trip to Europe, But Here’s What We Do Deserve

A few weeks ago my dear friend’s husband surprised her with a trip to Europe! I mean, what a guy, right ladies? I was so happy for her (and truthfully, a little jealous too!) We caught up when she got back she told me that another friend told her she deserved the trip. The word…Continue Reading “Moms, We May Not Deserve a Trip to Europe, But Here’s What We Do Deserve”

5 Tips for Keeping Your Bathroom Clean When You Are Potty Training

This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you purchase an item through a link, I will receive a small commission.  If you are potty training, you are dealing with messes-it’s unavoidable. However, after potty training 4 kiddos, I’ve learned a few tricks along the way to keep things a little cleaner and I’m…Continue Reading “5 Tips for Keeping Your Bathroom Clean When You Are Potty Training”

The 3 REAL Reasons I Make My Kids Do Chores

I’m sure you’ve seen a bunch of posts and articles explaining how important it is to teach kids responsibility by having them participate in household chores. This isn’t one of those posts. Even though I absolutely agree it’s important to teach kids responsibility and impart a good work ethic and all that stuff, I’ll let…Continue Reading “The 3 REAL Reasons I Make My Kids Do Chores”

20 Books to Read this Summer Plus a Giveaway

Summer is here! That means it’s reading for fun season! During the school year I’m usually reading a parenting book, but in the summer I toss the informational books and switch them out for novels! This summer I’m thrilled to be partnering with my friend Meredith of  Mom of the Year and lots of other amazing bloggers…Continue Reading “20 Books to Read this Summer Plus a Giveaway”