oral hygiene lesson with eggs

Kid Science: Oral Hygiene Experiment

Aside from anything involving dissections, I’ve always been a fan of science experiments. As a parent I’ve really enjoyed sharing   Read More »

DIY Summer Bucket List

Easy Summer Bucket List Poster

Hooray for Summer!! As the kids say goodbye to homework (and parents say goodbye to having to constantly check homework   Read More »

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How to Have the Good Life

As a mom of three boys, my life can be noisy and chaotic. Sometimes I feel like I fall into drill sergeant mode, when I’d rather be in “fun time mom” mode. When I find myself starting to bark out orders, I ask myself how I can keep the household under control, but still feel like we’re all living the “Good Life.”

car sick bag

Make a Car Sick Relief Bag

I’ve experienced fairly severe car sickness all my life. When I was a kid I would beg my mom to   Read More »

mother's day article

Mother’s Day Encouragement for Every Woman

  I read a really powerful and tender article this week from Amy at Messy Middle that has stayed with me for   Read More »

water balloon pinata

Backyard Fun: Water Balloon Pinata

Ready to give your kids another reason to adore you? This simple idea from Scrap Happy Heather will cost you   Read More »

Preschool Letter Walk

Preschool Activity: Letter Walk

Remember that game you’d play as a kid on long car rides where you’d race to find letters of the   Read More »


Homemade All-Natural Gatorade

The temperature is rising and kids are outside running and jumping and climbing and doing all sorts of activities. Hopefully   Read More »

toothfairy door

Make a Tooth Fairy Door

One of my favorite parts of parenting is creating special little things, magical moments and experiences that celebrate and encourage   Read More »

bored board

Make a Bored Board

 A house full of toys and games and craft supplies and yet, somehow, kids are convinced that there’s nothing to   Read More »