Parenting

A Busy Mom’s Review on Walmart Grocery Pickup

If you haven’t heard by now, Walmart has started a new service where you can order your groceries online and pick them up.  When I heard this I said SIGN. ME. UP.  So, this week I finally did it as my local Walmart got on the bandwagon.  Here is my honest review with both the …

Parenting

5 Ways to Help Your Kid Stand Up For Themselves and Not Be A Victim

Bullying.  It has become such a talked about issue among the media and in social settings.  While I feel that bullying is real, sometimes the word is thrown around too quickly and easily.  This is real life and unfortunately some people are going to be jerks.  You won’t always encounter a friendly person.  Some people …

Parenting

20 Super Fun Activities to Do With Your Kids This Summer

Summer has almost arrived!!!!  I love summer because we can be outside and not cooped up in the house all day.  It is a great opportunity for you and your kids to get some exercise.  I don’t know about you but in the winter I feel much more tired and lazy than in the summer. …

Parenting

The 5 Common Questions I Get Asked About Parenting

How is everyone’s day going?  Mine is chugging right along and I was brainstorming my next blog post when someone asked me a parenting question.  I decided that there are some questions I get asked often and I would turn that into my next post to hopefully help out some of you parents or would-be …

Parenting, Recipes

My Favorite Easy Recipes for Busy Moms

I cannot even begin to explain my disdain for cooking.  First of all, I am not creative.  If I am making something new I definitely need a step by step recipe.  Second, it is sooooo time-consuming.  When I get home from work it is the last thing I feel like doing. When it was just …

Parenting

5 Simple and Natural Ways to Soothe a Kids Cough

Ahhhh spring.  I love it, I really do.  But with this season comes allergies for my poor son.  What’s crazy is neither my husband or I get allergies.  I feel so bad for him because the biggest symptom he gets is a cough.  Yeah, he sometimes has a runny nose, but man the cough is …

Parenting

7 Steps to Deal With a Picky Eater

My son used to be a very picky eater. Recently I have noticed a big change in my son’s eating habits. He is about six and a half now and will pretty much eat anything I make.  There are a few exceptions of course, but for the most part we don’t fight about it.  This was …

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Why Positive People Make the Best Friends

I pride myself on being a realist.  However, sometimes it can be depressing always taking things as they are and not looking for the good in everything.  Luckily for me I have a handful of friends who are the opposite of me.  They are positive, uplifting, and courageous. When I was thinking about starting this …

Marriage, Parenting

Dear Parents Who Take Your Kids On Vacation

So we just got back from a 7 day vacation.  It was our first vacation in 5 years and let me tell you it was much-needed.  We had a great time spending about 4 and a half days in Disney World and then 3 days in Saint Augustine, Florida. Both places were fun and relaxing …

Marriage, Parenting

Why It Is Important to Have Date Night With Your Spouse

Today’s post is a little shorter as we are on vacation but I wanted to write about something that is so important and often overlooked. Do you remember the last time you had a date night?  Or even a date day?  Contrary to what many people think, date night does not have to mean that your …