Cut Your Grocery Bill With This One Trick!

Do you wonder how to spend less money on your groceries?  I hate couponing…I’ve tried it in the past.  It was just too crazy to try to keep track of coupons and kids at the same time…the kids always won!  Maybe it would be easier now that I do more shopping without so many kiddos […] Read more…

Better Communication…With Notebooks

I believe most intentional moms want their children to grow up to be happy, responsible people!  Moms also want to have good communication with their children…as they grow into school age, during the teen-age years, and as they leave home and become adults. I believe that one way to make that happen is to communicate […] Read more…

Refocus with Brain Break BINGO

I like to give my little guys (ages 5 and 7) brain breaks during our morning school time.  It gets their bodies moving…which they desperately need in order to keep their brains working!  Brain Break BINGO is a fun way to set up activity breaks so kids can refocus! How to Use the Brain Break […] Read more…

Teenage to School Age is the Best Age

I’ve realized recently that I’m growing up…or maybe it’s my kids that are doing that!  I’ve entered a new phase of life.  I am done with the pregnancy, breastfeeding, sleepless nights with little ones stage.  I no longer have toddlers and all my children are potty trained.  I don’t even have preschoolers!  For several years […] Read more…

How to Get a Stay at Home Vacation for Stay at Home Moms

Vacations are good for sanity…especially for busy moms!  However, sometimes it is just not possible to take a vacation when you are a busy wife and mom.  I get it!  Sometimes when the kids have a break from school or when my husband has to go away on business…I want to take a break too!  […] Read more…

Spring Break BINGO

I know… there may be snow on the ground, there might be ice on the windshield, and the wind chill factor might be “way too cold”…but Spring Break is less than a month away for us.  And that means I need a plan! We are hanging around here during spring break… so what do I […] Read more…

Family Valentine’s Day Celebration

This post may contain affiliate links but the activities my family did in this post are free (my favorite kind!) The “day of love” is coming soon…some people love it and others dread it.  I love that my husband brings me flowers each year (I’m going to have to give him some ideas other than […] Read more…

Valentine’s Day with my Hubby!

I am an affiliate for The Dating Divas.  I have used several of their products.  I love their easy printables that make creating family memories easy for me! Ahhh…the holiday of love!  We may not be the most exciting or romantic couple…sometimes I can be downright practical!  He gave me the best present ever last […] Read more…

My mix of six!

6 kids is a lot these days! I remember a conversation I had with my husband before we were even engaged.  Sitting on the floor in my apartment he asked me how many kids I wanted.  I said 5…I came from a family of 4 kids and he came from a family of 6…so maybe […] Read more…

Brain Breaks Keep Them Learning!

Parenting brings all kinds of challenges!  I have found that my kids (especially my boys) need to take some “brain breaks” during the day to keep them happy and ready to learn.  Sitting at the table doing school work can often lead to tears and frustration for all of us.  I have become more interested […] Read more…

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