It’s the weekend and you’ve looked forward to it the whole week. As you lie in bed, blissfully asleep with no alarm set, a nudge makes you wake up. A little voice says, “Mommy.. I’m hungry.” You look over at the clock. 5:45am. What!?! It’s the weekend! Why can’t my child sleep in? I’m going to be so grumpy…. Here are 7 strategies we use in my house when our kids wake up too early.
As we valiantly commit to providing the best nourishment for our little ones, moms nursing newborns also commit to 24-hour days and 10-12 hour “night shifts” that can leave us not only sleep deprived, but within millimeters of our sanity.
Back to school means getting kids adjusted to a new schedule. Anything that messes with a routine can be hard, not to mention super stressful. How can we wake up kids for school in a way that makes our mornings easier and less grumpy? Here’s your back to school plan.
You can’t deal with the attitude and tantrums any longer. It seems that each time you interact with your child, you feel like you are about to lose your mind. It’s becoming harder to keep your patience and you don’t want life to be like this. Here is your path to being a more patient mom.
Even though I’m 34, Halloween still turns me into a giddy little kid. Seeing the festivities through my kids eyes amps up my excitement even more! Right? Do you love going to the pumpkin farm? Carving Jack-o-lanterns?
There are so many fall activities and so much fun, where do you start?
How about at the beginning of October with an activity guaranteed to bring the whole neighborhood together?
Your baby is about to enter Kindergarten! Where did the time go? You’re excited, but also a little nervous. You want to make sure that your daughter or son is ready. Here’s what you need to do to prepare your child for Kindergarten.
Need a fun summer party idea? We did too! My son turned four this year. He loves Olaf and since he has a summer birthday, we hosted a Frozen Themed Summer Birthday party for him and his friends. Here is our complete party plan so you host on of your own.
When you need new furniture, do you panic? You want a great deal but you also want a piece that’s high quality. Where do you usually go? Let me tell you… I’ve discovered a hidden find for affordable furniture that’s also high-quality.
You are on your own with the kids. Perhaps your partner works long hours, travels a lot, deployed, or maybe you are rocking it as a single parent. Whatever the reason, you know that when you have kids, your time ceases to be your own. But you crave that time, you need it. Here’s how to thrive when you are solo parenting.
Scared to head out on the open road with kids? Don’t be! These family road trip hacks are a piece of cake and will make your drive so much easier – wherever you are going.