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Cleaning Tips and Tricks for Moms - list and printable

21 Cleaning Tips And Tricks For Moms + Free Checklist Printable

Some people really enjoy cleaning but most of us dread it because of the amount of work it takes to manage our households. Even though sometimes it feels like we never have enough space, sometimes I'm overwhelmed by the amount of bathrooms and square footage in my home just because I have to maintain it all.As a stay at home mom, …

Momxiety As A Mom Of Multiples

Momxiety- Mom Anxiety As a Mom of Multiples

I'm a mom of multiples, well only two kids, and it definitely takes a toll on me because of my mom anxiety.A couple of years ago, when our daughter was born, I became a mom of two under two and everything changed. My desire to plan everything in advance, step-by-step, drove me insane because I had to figure out how to …

Motherhood has made me an anxious person and having two kids stresses my anxiety even more. One of my biggest struggles was starting to potty train. I put it off for so many months because I kept coming up with different things to worry about, particularly managing my attention to my youngest while trying to train my oldest. But once I finally took the initiative, sure it got tricky, but having a potty trained child was so much better.

Struggling To Accept That My Kid Needs To Go To Preschool

With my son turning four this year he becomes eligible for a free program called VPK, or Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten. I’ve been resisting the idea for months.I found out, in some more detail, about this program back in December. Basically any child that meets the age requirement can attain a VPK voucher, in which they can use towards any accepting preschool …

Age-Appropriate “Chores” for Toddlers and Preschoolers

As a stay-at-home-mom, I'm responsible for maintaining our home while taking care of our children. Some don't realize that just these two tasks are full-time jobs.  I often feel guilty when my kid asks me to play with them and I have to say "Maybe later, right now I have to clean the floors." Or fold the laundry, or clean the …

19 Baby Registry Favorite Must Haves

Shopping for baby and toddler stuff can get really tricky and expensive. With new products out in the market, there's a lot of trial and error for determining which ones are half decent or really worth having. Take my word for it, I've been through my fair share of shitty products, but these are all worth having to ease your life …

How My College Years Prepared Me For Motherhood

How My College Degree Prepared Me For Motherhood

People go to college to gain knowledge on different fields of study in attempt to get them into a career path.Unfortunately there’s no degrees on motherhood or parenthood.But that’s not to say that a college education doesn’t prepare you.Architecture School definitely played a major hand in preparing me for motherhood. It even gave me some really cool skills I couldn’t …

Baby Shower

How to Plan a Baby Shower

Throwing a Baby Shower can be really fun. It's a great way to celebrate the new mom or new parents as they go through a new journey and welcome a new baby into their lives.Traditionally, the mother has no involvement in planning a baby shower, it is usually a best friend or close relative who plans it for her as …

Education.com Easter Activity

Educational Printable for Kids – Easter Theme

For this post, I've teamed up with Education.com to provide you with a great set of educational resources for Pre-K through 5th graders. Their website is full of printable worksheets, online games, lesson plans and more for parents and teachers. A lot of their resources are totally free but they offer a lot more with their monthly, annual, and lifetime membership options. They provided …

My Daughter and her Pacifier

Where’d The PACI Go?

Sometimes when it's quiet and I feel a bit of boredom I grab my phone and browse through my most recent pictures. I do this for many reasons, mainly to absorb these moments but also to remind me of my blessings- my beautiful family. The other day I stumbled upon a picture I posted on Instagram a few months back, of …

Kids Valentine's Day Printable

Valentine’s Day with Kids + Printables

Our Valentine's Week so far So far we've had plenty of Valentine's Day fun.Last week we attended a cute little Tot Time in our area where there was an open play full of toys and costumes as well as a little crafting area. My kids loved the simple craft of using stamps and putting foam stickers on paper. We had a …

DIY Chalkboard for Kids

DIY Chalkboard Fun for Kids

Chalkboards can be a lot of fun. They're perfect for any playroom, bedroom, or nursery design. Chalkboards are so versatile that they make awesome room decor as well, it's up to you how you paint the wall or draw on the chalkboard.My husband and I decided to turn one wall in our son's room into a fun chalkboard art wall for …

Favorite Tools for Feeding Babies & Toddlers

I find that sometimes having the right tools makes a huge difference in the way we do things.Kids are a huge market of products, but some of those products are amazing, some are decent, and some are complete garbage. So make sure you're checking ratings and reviews before buying anything!This is a basic list I've compiled of some of my …

8 Things I Swore I Wouldn't Do As a Parent

8 Things I Swore I Wouldn’t Do As a Parent

Within three months of dating, my husband and I would have talks about having kids. We had goals of having our children before hitting our thirties so that we could still feel youthful by the time they would graduate from high school. It's a goal that most people set but later find more complicated due to schooling, career paths, having the …

2 Year Gift Guide

Toddler Development & Gift Guide for 2 Year Olds

Turning 2 is such a big deal, for both parents and children. From 18 months to 24 months our kids develop so much and for the next year there will be so much more change as they become independent little two-nagers and three-nagers (if you've met one you'll know why they're coined teenagers). Disclosure: I have included some affiliate links throughout …

Hidden Veggie Meatloaf

Kid-Approved Hidden Veggie Meatloaf

I'm super lazy when it comes to the kitchen and preparing meals so I don't often cook meals from scratch. But since having kids I want to make sure I'm feeding them right so I try to make an effort here and there.One of the biggest issues for feeding children is usually getting them to eat their vegetables. While this …

Cleaning Tips and Tricks for Moms - list and printable

21 Cleaning Tips And Tricks For Moms + Free Checklist Printable

Some people really enjoy cleaning but most of us dread it because of the amount of work it takes to manage our households. Even though sometimes it feels like we never have enough space, sometimes I'm overwhelmed by the amount of bathrooms and square footage in my home just because I have to maintain it all.As a stay at home mom, …

Momxiety As A Mom Of Multiples

Momxiety- Mom Anxiety As a Mom of Multiples

I'm a mom of multiples, well only two kids, and it definitely takes a toll on me because of my mom anxiety.A couple of years ago, when our daughter was born, I became a mom of two under two and everything changed. My desire to plan everything in advance, step-by-step, drove me insane because I had to figure out how to …

Motherhood has made me an anxious person and having two kids stresses my anxiety even more. One of my biggest struggles was starting to potty train. I put it off for so many months because I kept coming up with different things to worry about, particularly managing my attention to my youngest while trying to train my oldest. But once I finally took the initiative, sure it got tricky, but having a potty trained child was so much better.

Struggling To Accept That My Kid Needs To Go To Preschool

With my son turning four this year he becomes eligible for a free program called VPK, or Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten. I’ve been resisting the idea for months.I found out, in some more detail, about this program back in December. Basically any child that meets the age requirement can attain a VPK voucher, in which they can use towards any accepting preschool …

Age-Appropriate “Chores” for Toddlers and Preschoolers

As a stay-at-home-mom, I'm responsible for maintaining our home while taking care of our children. Some don't realize that just these two tasks are full-time jobs.  I often feel guilty when my kid asks me to play with them and I have to say "Maybe later, right now I have to clean the floors." Or fold the laundry, or clean the …

19 Baby Registry Favorite Must Haves

Shopping for baby and toddler stuff can get really tricky and expensive. With new products out in the market, there's a lot of trial and error for determining which ones are half decent or really worth having. Take my word for it, I've been through my fair share of shitty products, but these are all worth having to ease your life …

How My College Years Prepared Me For Motherhood

How My College Degree Prepared Me For Motherhood

People go to college to gain knowledge on different fields of study in attempt to get them into a career path.Unfortunately there’s no degrees on motherhood or parenthood.But that’s not to say that a college education doesn’t prepare you.Architecture School definitely played a major hand in preparing me for motherhood. It even gave me some really cool skills I couldn’t …

Baby Shower

How to Plan a Baby Shower

Throwing a Baby Shower can be really fun. It's a great way to celebrate the new mom or new parents as they go through a new journey and welcome a new baby into their lives.Traditionally, the mother has no involvement in planning a baby shower, it is usually a best friend or close relative who plans it for her as …

Education.com Easter Activity

Educational Printable for Kids – Easter Theme

For this post, I've teamed up with Education.com to provide you with a great set of educational resources for Pre-K through 5th graders. Their website is full of printable worksheets, online games, lesson plans and more for parents and teachers. A lot of their resources are totally free but they offer a lot more with their monthly, annual, and lifetime membership options. They provided …

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