Sanity Saver: Cleaning Rotation Chart

Does being a full time homemaker ever feel overwhelming to you?  I’m hoping that I’m not the only one that often feels like there is soooo much to do! I started feeling like I could never get caught up.  I kept seeing different cleaning systems on Pinterest…and basically felt like I was failing!  (it didn’t […] Read more…

Be the Flight Attendant…Be the Mom!

You have probably heard the airplane analogy about the importance of putting the oxygen mask on yourself first when talking about taking care of yourself as a mom. But have you heard the comparison about being the flight attendant?  I have never been on a flight during an emergency…but I imagine if I were…I would […] Read more…

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 spent 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…

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