Keeping Life Sane Organizing my life - raising happy kids & staying sane while doing it all.

Don't forget to exercise your brain 0

Don’t forget to exercise your brain

When I was in college, step classes were the class to take. They were everywhere, at every gym and my church even had them. Exercise class options certainly have progressed in the last two decades.

Summer Reading Log 0

Summer Reading Log

Well, it’s that time again.  I gave my kids a few days off, but they are back to everyday reading and completing some math assignments in their extra time.  I made this book log...

Mexican Corn and Bean Salad 2

Mexican Corn and Bean Salad

Yea! It’s summer!! We’ve been out less than a week and we’re already so busy. We’ve had baseball and lacrosse and lots of days at the neighborhood pool. We had a great routine last year where I would pack a lunch and eat at the pool.

Easy Lunches For Kids 2

Easy Lunches For Kids

My kids eat a huge breakfast.  I usually make eggs, sausage, bacon, oatmeal, breakfast burritos, that sort of thing.   Since I make a bigger breakfast, I try to keep lunch easy and simple.  I...

Summer Pasta Salad 0

Summer Pasta Salad

I feel like I haven’t done a recipe in a really long time, but I’ve made this twice in two weeks so I thought I would take a picture and write it up.  My...

Should I let my kid get a CRAZY haircut? 2

Should I let my kid get a CRAZY haircut?

If you have school aged kids, I’m sure you’ve seen some kids with really wild hair.  Some have mohawks or unnatural colors or BOTH!  Eventually your kid will ask for a crazy cut.  Should...

Allowance for Tweens 0

Allowance for Tweens

Allowance for kids can be so tricky. I even wrote a small series and kids and allowance. Since my boys are getting a little older and officially tweens, my husband and I have changed...

5 Benefits of Playing Soccer 0

Benefits of Playing Soccer

My daughter just turned 6 and loves soccer. She’s played several seasons and she always has a smile on her face. She gets so mad if she doesn’t have practice and if it rains, you better stay away from her.

25 Sports Movies for Family Movie Night 0

25 Sports Movies for Family Movie Night

I have two boys and we love having movie night. Sometimes it’s hard to find movies that we can all enjoy, but we’ve discovered that sports movies are the ones that they like the most.