7 Books I’m Reading This Lenten Season

I used to be a voracious reader. I still am, in some aspects. My nightstand threatens to buckle under the weight of books, but I have difficulty FINISHING any of them. In an effort to multitask, I’ve ended up spinning my wheels and gotten NOWHERE fast. This year, I want to finish what I’ve started. […]

Fun Birthday Cake Ideas for Kids

Birthday cakes for kids

As soon as we get finished with Christmas, I have to start looking ahead to planning children’s birthday parties. From February until June, we celebrate 8 birthdays in my house! One of my favorite parts of a birthday party is a fun birthday cake idea. My boys have been known to ask me a year […]

Potty Training Tips for Busy Moms

potty training tips for busy moms

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PUBigKid #CollectiveBias As a seasoned mom of many, you’d think that I’d have this potty training game well under control. I’ve been down this road a few different times and know how to potty train my little ones, […]

How We Use the Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition in Our Homeschool

amazon fire hd kids edition

Over the summer, Brett and I chatted about what we could get our kids for Christmas. Our toddler loves games and puzzles, our boys love playing electronics almost as much as playing outside, while Rachel loves to read and listen to audio stories. We thought it over and decided to splurge a bit, for a […]

Tips for Better Sleep for Toddlers


The following is a sponsored post brought to you by Dohmie and Mom It Forward. All opinions are honest and my very own. During the holiday season, everyone’s routines can be knocked off kilter. This can result in a change in sleeping habits for everyone in the house, especially children. Maeve was a great sleeper […]