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

Top 5 Things New Moms Need 4

Top 5 Things New Moms Need

I was talking to a friend the other day that is pregnant and she was telling me all the baby stuff she was registering for. Some of the things she was telling me, I do not even remember being around 1o years ago when I was having my first child.

Are we over scheduling our kids? 2

Are we over-scheduling our kids?

Another mom and I were talking the other day, reminiscing about our childhood.  We don’t remember our moms driving us all over the place for our after school activities.  We both felt we were driving all...

Who doesn't love bacon? Here are the best recipes with bacon that are on the Internet. Click over and see them all. I know you'll love them! 4

The BEST Recipes on Pinterest with BACON!

Ok-  Who doesn’t love bacon?  EVERYONE!  I created this post when I first started blogging, almost three years ago!  I went in and updated a few things, took some stuff off, and added a...

Is your child ready for music lessons? 0

Is you child ready for music lessons?

Many parents want their child to be well rounded and, in many cases, learn a musical instrument. There are few questions you need to ask yourself or your child to see if they are ready.

Tips to Get Your Child to Listen 0

Tips to get your child to listen

Sometimes kids are in their own world.  They are focused on what they are doing and not pay attention to anything else.  Other times kids hear you, but do not listen.  Here are 6 tips...

How I stopped my kids from being cranky! 7

How I stopped my kids from being cranky

My son is a happy kid, but naturally argumentative and pessimistic.  I love him to death; however, sometimes it really gets me down.  I tried everything to stop this behavior.  I sat patiently while he complained about...

Are you holding your child back? I was! 9

Are YOU holding your child back?

This week is our Spring break.  We are just sticking close to home this week, but we decided to take the kids skiing for the weekend.  It’s closing weekend here in North Carolina and the...

Is family ready for a new puppy? 2

Is your family ready for a puppy?

Almost all kids at one time or another ask for a puppy.  My kids do it all the time and we HAVE a dog.  There is something about a cute little puppy playing that...

Are you breaking one of your own rules? Are you showing your child respect? 1

Are you breaking one of your OWN rules?

All families have rules for their kids. We get upset with our kids if they leave their shoes out or don’t clean their rooms.   Most parents don’t approve if their child is disrespectful, talking...