10 Best Summer and Beach Books for Preschoolers

Heading to the beach? Don't miss these awesome ocean books for preschoolers.

We’ve had a long, drawn out winter here in Kentucky. To pass the time until our weather changes for the better, we’ve been reading our favorite beach books for preschoolers. Even our big kids enjoy these treasured picture books! Come take a look at what we love! 1.Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! We usually travel to […]

10 Healthy Snacks for Kids

healthy snack ideas for kids

During the summer, we spend a lot of time away from home. While we’re at the park or pool, I need healthy snacks for my family that we can grab and go. Here are the healthy snacks for kids you’ll find in our pantry, fridge and lunchboxes. 1. Clif Bars My kids and I both […]

10 Ways to Cure a Grumpy Mom

ways to cure a grumpy mom

Do you struggle with being a grump? Does your mood switch from sunshine and rainbows to a fire-breathing dragon in the blink of an eye? My kids will give you the truth around here. I am a grumpy mother more often than I care to admit. Today, I’ll share my tips for getting yourself out […]

10 Toys Twin Boys Can’t Destroy

boy proof toys

In our house, toys better be sturdy to stand up to two rough and tumble boys. For the past five years, these are the toys that have passed the test of my twin boys. 1. Little Tikes Cozy Coupe I’ve had one of these in my house for the past fifteen years or so. My […]

10 Tips to Having a Natural Childbirth

10 tips to natural childbirth

We’re less than 2 weeks from the due date of Baby 5.0, and I’m planning a natural, unmedicated childbirth. If you’re considering the same path, I’m offering my best tips. 1. Learn All You Can I stumbled into natural childbirth by accident — I wanted to wait as long as I could before requesting an […]

10 Tips for Running in the Summer Heat

10 tips for running in warm weather

In Kentucky, the heat and humidity start early — this year, we were hitting 70 and 80 degrees in March! Running in warm weather brings a whole new set of challenges. With some preparation, you can keep running all summer, in preparation for fall races. 1. Run Early My husband is a fan of running […]

10 Things to Pack in Your Hospital Bag for Labor and Delivery

10 things to pack in your hospital bag

It’s a little over one month until the expected arrival of Baby 5.0 — so it’s time to pack the hospital bag! Hooray! 1. Moisturizer/lip gloss Hospital air is notorious for being dry, so extra moisturizer and lip gloss are essential. Some of my favorites? Made on lotion is a hard lotion bar, stored in […]