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 …

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5 Simple and Natural Ways to Soothe a Kids Cough

This post was last updated on June 25th, 2017 at 08:33 pmAhhhh 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, …

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7 Steps to Deal With a Picky Eater

This post was last updated on June 25th, 2017 at 08:30 pmMy 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 …

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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 …

Parenting

8 Reasons Why You Should Consider Preschool

We were so fortunate to find a nanny who came to our home to take care of our son from the age of 5 months to 4 years.  I cannot say enough good things about her, she is so important to us still even though she no longer watches him.  Many of my friends have …

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5 Awesome Last Minute Easter Gift Ideas for Kids

This post was last updated on June 25th, 2017 at 08:28 pmThis post contains affiliate links.   Anyone else out there wait until the week before Easter to get their baskets together?  Anyone?  No? I am usually really good at getting gifts early, usually too early.  For some reason Easter is one of those holiday’s …

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4 Fun Activities to Help Kids Grow Into Awesome Adults

There are so many things out there to do with our kids. Honestly, I could write an endless list. I love doing different things with my son and bonus points if it teaches him something about life. Here are 4 things that you can do with your kids that are fun and teach them a …

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Behind the Blogger – About Me

Taking some time out to do something fun and silly this week.  Get to know a few things about me in this post. WHO ARE YOU NAMED AFTER? No one.  My parents thought I would be a boy, so when I came they were shocked.  They came up with the name Brandy and my dad …