Should I get a dog for my family? After looking at this cute face you'll want one, but you really need to think hard and make sure it's the right decision for your family.

Should I get a dog for my family?

This post contains affiliate links. If you clicked on this, then you’re asking yourself,  “Should I get a dog for my family?”.  My kids ask all the time if we can get a dog and...

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

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...

I made a New Year's resolution to not buy cereal for a year and I did it! NO CEREAL!! Could you do it? Could you go a cereal without cereal?

A Year with NO Cereal

A few years ago my children where eating tons of cereal.  I wanted them to eat healthier, but cereal really IS easy and convenient.    I made a New Year’s resolution to go the entire year...

Try something new with your kids. It's fun for all ages. Why don't you eat ice cream for dinner tonight?

Why I Let My Kids Eat Ice Cream for Dinner

My son, Joe, came home with a book from his school book fair a few years ago called Yes Day!, by Amy Rosenthal. We read this book a couple of times a week for a few months.

Eye Pillow

Homemade Eye Pillow

I started taking yoga a couple of years ago. My yoga studio is soothing and calm. The first thing I noticed when I went was the smell. It smelled so nice and helped me relax.

Small Talk

Small Talk Leads to Great Relationships

My family is very busy, running from sports to music lessons, doing homework, dinner, then bed.  Some nights the only time we have together is dinner.  Even on those nights we are still rushing through our...

What is a CSA and should you buy your veggies this way? Learn all about this new way to get your fruits and vegetables.

What is a CSA?

For a long time I would go to the local farmer’s market and buy fresh vegetables.  I usually went to the same farmers and bought the same things every week.  It was delicious, but I got...

spend More at the Grocery Store

5 Things to Splurge on at the Grocery Store

When I go to the grocery store there are some things I save money on. You can read it here. My family doesn’t even realize I’m buying the store brand or a more expensive brand.

Are you looking for some fresh ideas to fill those Easter baskets? Check these out. I love that there is no candy!

Easy Easter Basket Ideas and NO Candy!

I’m always on the lookout for things my kids would like. When any of my kids say they want something I put it in my notes app on my phone so I always have it.

The #1 Secret to Better Sleep for New Moms

The #1 Secret to Better Sleep for New Moms

New moms get all kinds of baby advice from family, neighbors, friends, and coworkers.  Many times new moms are so focused on baby they they forget to take care of themselves.  My biggest issue...