Kids and Family

3 Things Every Parent Needs When Assigning Chores – A Family Accountability Plan

We have all been here:  It’s been quite the crazy day.  Everything that could possibly happen in the day to throw you off your game happens.  All of a sudden it’s 8:00pm and dinner is barely finished, homework needs to be done, agendas need to be signed, the kitchen is a wreck and no one… Read More 3 Things Every Parent Needs When Assigning Chores – A Family Accountability Plan

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Breaking the Boredom Cycle: Hometown Summer Boredom Busters

The definition of insanity is to do something over and over while expecting different results.   Summer time can be the epitome of ‘insanity’.  We plan summer activities for months ahead of time (or maybe the year gets away from us – every year) – and all of a sudden school is out and your… Read More Breaking the Boredom Cycle: Hometown Summer Boredom Busters

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Simple Solutions for Busy Weeknight Dinners: 5 Tips to Make Dinner Time Less Stressful

 I’m not lazy.  I am all about simple solutions to make everyday life better.   In fact, I will work extremely hard to find a simple solution for a mom struggle for 2 reasons:  1.  To make sure it actually works, and 2. so I can share my solutions with you to make your life easier.… Read More Simple Solutions for Busy Weeknight Dinners: 5 Tips to Make Dinner Time Less Stressful

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Help! My Child Hates Car Rides! How to Deal with Road-Trip Crankiness

Happy Summer Super Moms!  I am sure your summer is in full-swing and at some point you’re planning to go on vacation. How are you traveling to your destination?  Car?  Plane?  Boat?  Either way, whether driving to the airport, the port, or all the way to your vacation destination,  something all parents struggle with at… Read More Help! My Child Hates Car Rides! How to Deal with Road-Trip Crankiness

Kids and Family

11 Healthy Ways to Relieve Stress for Busy Moms

Picture this: It’s 3:00pm and the day started out totally productive, yet as the day continues you find about 7.5 million other things that you absolutely HAVE to accomplish today.  Nevermind that you spent 3 whole hours yesterday (on a Sunday too!) cleaning the kitchen from ceiling to floor.  That was nothing.  Today you find yourself… Read More 11 Healthy Ways to Relieve Stress for Busy Moms

Kids and Family

11 Ways to Support Your Child Through Disappointment or Failure

We have all been there.  We have such high hopes and amazing dreams for our children.  We want the best for them and we want them to succeed.  There are all of these things that we want them to do, to be good at, to succeed at, to love, to experience. And then they fail. … Read More 11 Ways to Support Your Child Through Disappointment or Failure

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Simple Time Management Strategy & Free Course to Help You Find that “Extra” 20 Hours a Week to Work on Your Blog

I hear people say all the time that they make money on a blog by working only 10-20 hours a week on it. I’m sorry but I have to call bull on that.  Maybe once the blog is up and running and you have all of your systems and strategies in place, yes.  But during the… Read More Simple Time Management Strategy & Free Course to Help You Find that “Extra” 20 Hours a Week to Work on Your Blog

Kids and Family

Wonder Woman Budget DIY Wall Art

Okay so if you know anything about me – anything at all – you know I am a HUGE Wonder Woman fan.  Like I’ve loved her since I can’t even remember.  I do remember my Aunt Naia made me the most amazing Wonder Woman cake for my 3rd birthday.  And for another birthday – MANY years later… Read More Wonder Woman Budget DIY Wall Art

Kids and Family

Child Safety – 4 Ways to Protect Your Children from Predators

While a very serious and scary subject, it is my sincere hope that this post helps you find some additional ways to keep your children safe in today’s society, and that we all look at this as a positive thing from the need for the implementation of a safety plan and being equipped with the tools to do… Read More Child Safety – 4 Ways to Protect Your Children from Predators

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Beware of SOS: Shiny Object Syndrome – How to Keep Your Focus Amidst Distractions

There is one word I am famous for in the house.  (Well, probably there are many and maybe even a few I don’t know about!) I have noticed a lot over the past year that I consistently say ONE word A LOT to my kids – especially my 10-year-old: FOCUS.  I say it to myself. … Read More Beware of SOS: Shiny Object Syndrome – How to Keep Your Focus Amidst Distractions