6 Tips For Making Nights Easier With Young Kids

This post is sponsored by Jasco, but all opinions are my own. When my oldest child was a newborn, I remember thinking that nights with children could not possibly get harder. Then she grew into a toddler, and another newborn, … Continue reading

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6 Ways To Help Kids Get Excited For Kindergarten

This post is sponsored by General Mills and Nestle™, but all opinions are my own. In less than two weeks, my little girl starts Kindergarten. Typing that out is pretty surreal, because that whole “time is a thief” cliche people … Continue reading

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Fostering: Great for Pets, Great for Kids

In our age of digital everything, parents are often desperate for ideas for activities that will tear their kids’ attention away from their electronics. One great option may be as close as the… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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A Fun End-of-School-Year Interview for Kids

For the last couple of years, I’ve been using a list of questions I put together for my now 5 year-old-daughter to ask her on the first and last day of school. When I initially shared it here, it received … Continue reading

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12 Adorable Kids Swimsuits Under $18

1. Gold Ruffled Bikini ($ 17.99)   |   2. Yellow Flounce Bikini ($ 17.99)   |   3. Rainbow Bikini ($ 12.99)   |   4. Coral Striped Swimsuit ($ 5.99)    |   5. Striped Ruffled Swimsuit ($ 12.99)   |   6. Heart One-Piece Swimsuit ($ 5.99)   |   7. … Continue reading

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10 Holiday Traditions My Kids Love

Thank you Amazon for sponsoring this post. Give the gift of reading this holiday season with Prime Book Box! When I think back to the holidays of my childhood, it is the family traditions that stand out most in my … Continue reading

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A Fun Start of School Year Interview For Kids

Last year on Essley’s first day of preschool, I shared a fun “interview” (right here) I put together with questions to ask little ones on their first and last days of school each year. The post received a lot of … Continue reading

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Best Dog Breeds For Families With Kids

Almost 75 million dogs have been adopted into homes that already owned at least one dog. Multi-dog homes are often good for families with kids. There are other dogs to play with so a dog is not expecting constant attention … Continue reading

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8 Tips For Eco-Friendly Travel With Kids

This post is in partnership with Samsonsite but all opinions are my own. Traveling has been an important part of my life since I was in college, and while both my husband and I worried that we’d have to stop … Continue reading

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5 (Low Sugar!) Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Kids

I have always been a big fan of Valentine’s Day (I mean, any day dedicated to celebrating love is a great day in my book), but (as with most holidays) my affinity for it increased exponentially when I had kids. … Continue reading

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