Healthy Living Made Super Easy!

We all want to make better health and lifestyle decisions for ourselves and those we love. We want to lose some weight, viagra order have more energy, hospital use greener products, create nutritious meals for our families, get fit, and feel confident that we’re doing all we can to prevent serious diseases. But it’s so […]

10 Tips for Handling Separation Anxiety in Your Baby or Toddler

As a stay at home mom, my children have all grown up with me in the home with them.  I’m the one that feeds them, soothes them, nurtures them, helps them, carries them, and more throughout the day to day happenings in our home. My husband is a very hands on father, but he also […]

Ready to POP Labor Day Inspired Pregnancy Themed Giveaway Hop!

Welcome to the Ready to POP! [a Labor Day inspired Giveaway Hop] hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network! This event is especially meaningful to me because last year on Labor Day, I was indeed in labor. I was 12 days past my due date in my pregnancy with my fourth child. and waiting (sometimes impatiently) […]

DIY Salt Dough Thankful Rocks and Forgiveness Stones for Children {and a Review}

There was a commercial that was popular awhile back that featured a little boy out grocery shopping with his mother. There was some product that he wanted and he’d been told that he could not have it. His solution to this problem was to whine, in a rather agitating tone, “Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaassssssssssssseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee” throughout the store until […]

10 Educational Toys for 1 Year Olds

As much as I’d really like to remain in denial, it’s time to acknowledge that my little guy is nearing his first birthday at what seems like light speed.  I’m in the midst of planning his first birthday party and I’ve been thinking about how my gift giving to my children has changed over the […]

Squash, Apple, and Brown Rice Homemade Baby Food

I started making homemade baby food several years ago when my second baby was born. The first time around, I hadn’t really thought about doing it myself. I just bought the jarred stuff because that’s what everyone else I knew had done. At that point, I wasn’t very adept in the kitchen, so I was […]

Halo Sleep Sacks and Swaddle Giveaway!

As a mother to four children, I am a big supporter of co-sleeping and bed sharing. In my experience, as long as you know how to take the appropriate safety precautions, this is a fantastic way to promote bonding and get more sleep when you have a new baby. For those who believe it would […]

Making Bathroom Cleaning Fun {Building Life Skills with Children}

Homemaking can be quite overwhelming, especially when you are a homeschooler and you spend most days with everyone in the house. Living full, busy lives gets messy.  Clutter takes over, spills happen, muddy footprints appear across kitchen floors, and toys take up residence on seemingly every flat surface available. In our home, we believe that […]

What a Homeschool Conference Taught Me About Parenting

I shared with you a few months ago that I was been chosen to be a part of the 2014 Official Blogger team for the North Carolinians for Home Education Conference and Book Fair.  This was my very first homeschooling conference and I was both nervous and excited about what it would entail. If you […]

Homeschooling with an Older Baby

Nearly six months ago, I blogged about my tips for getting back into the homeschool swing with a newborn. My little guy is now eight months old and entering a new stage of mobility and curiosity! While many of the things that I mentioned in the other post can apply when you baby gets a […]