Six Things Moms Need in their Running Bag

Planning a run soon? Don't miss these ESSENTIAL items to include in your running bag! #SeizeYourPoiseMoment

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SeizeYourPoiseMoment #CollectiveBias As a busy mom of six, keeping active is vital to my physical and mental health. Going for a run offers me a chance to clear my head, get my heart pumping, and an escape from […]

Spring Themed Videos for Kids on Netflix

Hooray! It’s finally spring! Our entire family has been soaking up the warmer weather, staying outside as much as we can. In between hikes and bike rides, we’ve been exploring some of our favorite spring and garden books, along with new ideas we found on Netflix streaming. (You all know that I’m a big fan […]

Great Gift Ideas for Babies and Toddlers

great gift ideas for babies and toddlers -- over 40 ideas to get you started!

Buying gifts for babies and toddlers is so much fun! Their wide eyed wonder is infectious …. they get so excited about gifts, it’s hard not to get caught up in their delight! I’m sharing some of my very favorite gift ideas for babies and toddlers. These are great for birthdays, Christmas, Hanukkah and baby […]

Staying Connected with Your Children When They’re Away at College

staying in touch with your children

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CloudPetsForever #CollectiveBias Years ago, when I was in college, we survived on answering machines and trips to the campus post office to keep in contact with our families. I still remember getting SO EXCITED to see the message […]

Tips and Tricks for Keeping Your House Clean with Small Children — Even While Homeschooling

tips and tricks for cleaning house with children

Ready for a mom confession? I’m not the best housekeeper. With lots of little children underfoot, there are many days when my house looks like a disaster. After a few years of struggling to keep my head above water with cleaning, I’ve finally gotten to a point that my house isn’t perfect, but it’s reasonably […]