Author: Holly

Spring Time Resolutions

Spring Time Resolutions

Spring is coming soon.  I live in North Carolina and tomorrow is going to be 71!  I am definitely getting spring fever.  I always get energized around this time of year.  I look forward...

3 ways to get your kids to eat healthy snacks

3 ways to get your kids to eat healthy snacks

My kids aren’t toddlers. They are 5, 8, and 10 and old enough to get their own snacks and even breakfast. Trying to get them to make the right decision is tough. I like to have sweets, chips, and desserts, but as soon as I buy them they’re gone.

Kitchen Spring Cleaning- 10 Things that most people forget!

Kitchen Spring Cleaning- 10 Things that most people forget!

It was a very strange weekend for us. We didn’t have any practices or games, wrestling meets or plans. I started my spring cleaning instead! It was in the 20’s here in NC, but I’m hoping spring is on it’s way and soon.

Teaching Your Tween How to Study

Teaching your tween how to study

There comes a time when your kids will have to start studying. My 2nd grader has a spelling test every week. The teacher gives him homework and classwork.

Keeping Your Tween Safe on the Internet

Keeping Your Tween Safe on the Internet

I can’t imagine being a kid now and having so much information at my finger tips. I officially have 2 tweens in my house and I’ve been hearing some horrible stories on the news lately about teens and the Internet.

What can I do about my lying tween?

What can I do about my lying tween?

If you are a regular reader of my blog, then you’ll know I have a tween, actually 2!  When you have a tween things change.  You can be tricky and sneaky with younger kids,...

Getting Your Toddler to Give Up the Pacifier

Getting Your Toddler to Give Up the Pacifier

My first son didn’t have anything to do with a pacifier or his thumb.  My second son was a HUGE thumb sucker.  I would have to grab his hand before any picture and pull...

Three Bean Marinated Salad

Three-Bean Marinated Salad

There were some pretty good and important football games this past weekend. I didn’t want to spend all my time in the kitchen cooking and missing out on the fun so I found an easy meal for my family so we could all watch the games together.

When your kids are driving you nuts

Are your kids driving you nuts?

My kids are driving me nuts right now. We had a 4 day weekend, my husband is out of town, and now a snow day!! ARRGGG! I’m about to scream.

Valentine's Day Strawberry Lemonade

Valentine’s Day Strawberry Lemonade

I overheard my older son (who’s 10) telling someone that he loves Valentine’s Day because I always surprise them with a fun treat and a little gift.