Are you ready for a new year? After the holidays, I often work on getting my house in order. It’s also fun to stock up on stylish essentials such as buying colorful socks! Here are some of my family’s go-to basics that are helpful year round!
Having a baby boy changes everything. Here are some things that have helped me navigate mommy life with a busy little boy.
Strawberries are a delicious treat you can often find in some form year round. Here are a few tasty snacks and ideas you can make to show off your love for strawberries.
The best way to teach kids new interests and skills is by making learning fun! I love finding all sorts of ways to make school fun for my girls. My girls enjoy doing experiments in the kitchen, mixing colored water, learning how plants grow and looking at the stars at night. My oldest daughter hopes to get a telescope someday. STEM activities are another fun way to introduce kids to science. American Girl created Luciana Vega to make learning about space fun for girls. Luciana is an adventurous girl who loves going to space camp and hopes to become an astronaut and visit Mars. Her colorful outfit, space accessories and adventureous interests will make any girl excited to learn about space!
My life with young kiddos is made up of many busy days and kid-friendly activities. These yummy snacks and fizzy color mixing science project will make any preschool day more fun!
Do you homeschool with a range of kids? Keeping my toddler busy helps the rest of my kids have a productive school time. Here are some of the learning-inspired activities I use for my 2-year-old.
One of the trickiest things about traveling with young kids can be finding activities for them to enjoy. After a long day in the car my kids are ready to get out and run or do something fun! We recently visited the Seattle area in Washington state and we stayed near Tukwila’s Family Fun Center. This pacific northwest family travel destination has something for all ages. My younger kids enjoyed the kids rides and climbing on the massive play structure. Family Fun Center activities for older kids and teenagers include laser tag, bowling, the XD Theater Experience with different shows you can choose from, bumper cars, go karts and arcade games!
Our cold weather travels took us to the Seattle area for a few days. We stayed at the Comfort Suites hotel in Tukwila, WA which ended up being a great choice for our family because of the pool, hot breakfast and more!
Finding the perfect gift for her can be challenging. Here are some gift ideas for her that are perfect for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, birthdays and any special occasion.
For busy moms, staying healthy is key to a happy household. If your diet revolves around fresh fruits and veggies, whole grains, and lean proteins, you’re already on the right track. Adding omega-3 fatty acids could take your daily diet to a whole new level. Discover four reasons why you should start adding omega-3 fatty acids to your diet.
Our family reached a big milestone this past month. My first born is now completely potty trained! Third time is the charm, and after my previous 2 failed attempts here are 5 tips I learned that made all the difference.
Mommy life is very busy and it’s easy for us moms to forget to take care of ourselves. I definitely spend most of my day helping my kids, cleaning up after them and training them to behave. My husband asked me why I can’t go downstairs until I’m fully ready for the day and I told him that once I’m in the kitchen, it’s very hard to get back upstairs for several hours. My 3 kids need assistance with virtually every task they do and I’m usually happy to help and clean up as we go. But sometimes the chaos of mommy life means I don’t prioritize taking care of myself.
Visit the Seattle Museum of Flight on your next trip to Washington. My kids enjoyed sitting in fighter jet cockpits, exploring the air traffic control tower and seeing big airplanes up close. I’m excited to share the highlights of our visit!
Looking for a gift for a special guy in your life? It can be helpful to not overthink gift giving. Guys like food, useful tools and cool gadgets. Here are some gift ideas that many guys will enjoy!
Valentine’s Day is a fun holiday to celebrate with the people you love, indulge in chocolate treats and enjoy V-day inspired activities! These festive Valentine’s Day kids’ crafts, creative projects and yummy snacks are some fun ways to make the holiday memorable for your family.