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

Accepting your family is complete 17

Accepting Your Family Is Complete

I have 3 kids and always thought it would be 4; however, after my daughter was born I felt like our family was complete.  We had 2 boys and now our little girl.  My husband and I both...

"It's not fair, Mom!" Don't let your kids make you feel guilty. 0

“It’s not fair, Mom”

My husband and I are raising our kids the best we can. My boys are getting to the age where I hear, “It’s not fair!” all the time.  When kids are little, they think...

Don't you love chunky salsa? It's so easy to make and this recipe is great because it's less than five minutes! Perfect for when you're busy! 23

5 Minute Chunky Salsa

My daughter is having a busy week, she’s turning 5 and graduating from preschool. I am so excited for her.

It's drives me crazy when I hear "I'm bored.". Here's a little motivation for you to help your kids move on and do something. 2

How to help kids when they’re bored

Have you ever heard the saying that only dull people get bored? I’m not sure if I agree with that, but I have been hearing my kids say they are bored a lot lately and it drives me crazy.

Embrace your wild child 11

Embrace your Wild Child

Do you have a wild child?  I sure do!  Our middle child is by nature a wild child.  I wouldn’t necessarily call him a difficult child to parent, but it definitely takes a little...

Recycled Jeans Simple Sewing Project 2

Recycled Jeans Simple Sewing Project

If you are a regular reader of my blog you’ll remember that all my kids jeans have holes in them, read here.  I saved them because I wanted to do something with them, but...

Are you looking how to freeze strawberries? You are in the right spot. You can have fresh and delicious strawberries all year long. 7

How to freeze strawberries

Strawberry season is here in North Carolina! We’ve been to the farm once already and I’m sure we’ll go back a few times. We live near the strawberry patch and we watch and wait all year for the little trailer to let us know it’s time to start picking.

What's in your purse? 5

What’s in your purse?

I read a blog post from a great blog called Your Modern Dad. He went through his wife’s purse and it was so funny. I was laughing out loud. You can watch the video here.