Family Fun this Fall!

Fall…the glorious time between hot summer days and the craziness of all the holiday season.  Fall is my favorite time to be outside…so many sights, sounds, and smells that I love.  Give me a sweatshirt and get ready for some family fun! Hopefully, you will get to enjoy a little time with your kiddos!  Get […] Read more…

Overcoming Mommy Overwhelm

I admit it…I’ve been a bit of a martyr over many of my motherhood years….and mommy overwhelm has been a consequence.  We did not have children until we had been married for just over 6 years…not by our choice.  We knew that once we had children I would quit my job as a dietitian and […] Read more…

Easy Dinner Ideas for Busy Nights

Some seasons of the year are busier than others!  Some evenings I don’t get home until the kids are past starving because of sports, play practice, music lessons…or maybe even a last minute trip to the store to get something for a science experiment!  I need easy dinner ideas! I try to plan ahead…but life […] Read more…

5 Ways You Can Have a Better Morning!

Some nights I crash on the couch at 8:00 (anyone else?!).  But, really…my day goes so much better when I do just a few things before I go to bed!  I thought about what I needed to do before I went to bed so I could have an amazing day…And…my evening routine was born! We […] Read more…

Do you Need a Motherhood Power Boost?

Have you ever had a bad day?  If you are a mom…I’m guessing that answer is a YES!  (I know everyone has bad days…but I’m talking specifically to moms!) Sometimes this motherhood gig is rough!  Don’t get me wrong…it’s awesome…but hard!  I waited (for what seemed like) a long time before I became a mother…and […] Read more…

How “Me Time” Can Keep YOU Sane!

Do you ever feel overwhelmed, anxious, or exhausted?  Making sure you take some time each day to take care of YOU just might be the answer. When my kiddos were little…I had some quiet time during nap time…or when they went to bed (if you have young children who can’t tell time yet…enjoy your ability […] Read more…

No Brainer Dinner Ideas

It’s 5:00…and you have no idea what you are going to make for dinner!  Maybe you unexpectedly spend all afternoon helping a friend and now you don’t have time to prepare what you had planned for dinner!  Or maybe your child’s sports practice went longer than it was supposed to.  It happens to every mom…even […] Read more…

Road Trip Packing List For Kids

Why do I do this to myself?  Every time we go on a vacation…whether it is for a weekend or a week…I tell my kids what they need to pack. And then I hope they remember what I tell them!  I’m busy trying to figure out who is going to care for our animals, and […] Read more…

Summer Reading BINGO

There is something about summer that brings a smile to kids’ faces!  Thoughts of free time with nothing to do sounds wonderful…but at least around here…it gets boring!  I have done a summer reading BINGO with my kids for several years.  Thankfully, my kids have enjoyed reading from a young age so it has been […] Read more…

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