Sunday Sweeps Giveaway Linky! 8/30/15 Edition!

Sunday Sweeps #Giveaway #Linky is live @musthavemom! Come link up and find great #Giveaways!

It is Sunday again! Link up all of your family friendly giveaways on my Sunday Sweeps giveaway linky below. Please leave them in the following format: Prize-End Date The link MUST go to your giveaway page and not your home page. No spamming or affiliate links! Don’t forget to check out my giveaways over on […]

Kid Friendly Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites Recipe

Sausage Pancake Breakfast Bites. Easy kid friendly breakfast idea for busy mornings!

At back to school time it seems our breakfast routine goes from pancakes and eggs to cereal and toast. With the hectic mornings comes a simplifying of our morning routine in order to save time and sanity. That can leave us with boring breakfast options though! I want to fill my kids up with wholesome, […]

Tips to Staying Healthy during Back to School
 + Free Doctor On Demand Video Visit Code!

Tips to Staying Healthy during Back to School

It is almost back to school time and that means lots and lots of new germs. It is the time of year when kids are exposed to a whole mess of different viruses and we get to wait and see which one decides to stick around and spread through the whole house. Thankfully there are […]

Sore Throat? When To See A Doctor & When NOT To

Sore Throat? When to see a doctor and when it is unnecessary. Tips from an RN and mom for avoiding trips to the doctor when you can.

With back-to-school and the upcoming cooler weather coming our way, the season of sickness is also inevitable. As kids get back in close proximity and germs start getting passed around it’s not long ’til one of your kids will come home and report that they don’t feel good. It can be difficult to know what […]

Ideas To Make The First Day Of School Lunch Special + Free Printable Lunchbox Notes!

Tips to make the first day of school lunch special! Fun school lunch idea + free lunchbox notes printable!

The first day of school can elicit so many different emotions from your child; excited, nervous, scared, happy and trepidation are just a few to toss out there. By the time lunchtime hits your child may need a little love from home to remind them that they are awesome and you’re cheering for them. Pack […]

How To Motivate Your Child To Read

How To Motivate Your Child To Read

Your child’s desire for reading has everything to do with how you shape their existence from a young age. While it is best not to push too much on them too soon, a parent should also select books that age appropriate and encourage reading as much as possible. The great thing about books is that […]

Sunday Sweeps Giveaway Linky! 8/23/15 Edition!

Sunday Sweeps #Giveaway #Linky is live @musthavemom! Come link up and find great #Giveaways!

It is Sunday again! Link up all of your family friendly giveaways on my Sunday Sweeps giveaway linky below. Please leave them in the following format: Prize-End Date The link MUST go to your giveaway page and not your home page. No spamming or affiliate links! Don’t forget to check out my giveaways over on […]

The One School Supply I Know You Forgot!

The one school supply that I guarantee isn't on your list! Don't let your child leave home without THIS...

With all the hustle and bustle surrounding back to school shopping it is easy to forget things. Usually you have a supply list that the teacher has furnished for you to purchase the necessary supplies for your child and you can work off that, adding in the necessary backpacks, lunch pails and school clothes, but […]

Cyber Safety for Teens: Tips Parents Need To Know!

Cyber Safety for Teens. Tips parents need to know! Protect your teen online

Cyber safety is a hot topic right now. With all of the stories out there about kidnappings and stalking, it’s not a bad idea to be more cautious of what your children are doing online, especially teens. Teens have many tendencies that may lead them to talk to strangers online, even if they say they […]

DIY Washi Tape Pencils + Personalized School Supplies!

DIY Washi Tape Pencils Tutorial. Custom pencils on a dime! Personalized school supplies too!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Office Depot. All opinions are 100% mine. Just like that Summer flew by and we are onward and upward heading into Fall. That means one thing is front and center around here and that is back to school time! It’s time to start shopping […]

Maytag “#MyFilthiestPlay” Contest: Maytag Top Load Washer and Dryer Giveaway!

Maytag “#MyFilthiestPlay” contest

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Maytag. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you have a favorite photo of your kids getting filthy? This is my absolute favorite photo, despite it’s blurry image, of my son getting downright filthy in mud puddles and loving every second of it. Prior to […]

What is Auditory Processing Disorder?

What is auditory processing disorder

Everyone learns differently. Some people learn by seeing, others by doing and some, whether they’re aware of it or not, learn by listening. If your child is having a hard time focusing in class, it may not be because they’re bored; they may just be having a hard time listening to what’s happening around them. […]

Sunday Sweeps Giveaway Linky! 8/16/15 Edition!

Sunday Sweeps #Giveaway #Linky is live @musthavemom! Come link up and find great #Giveaways!

It is Sunday again! Link up all of your family friendly giveaways on my Sunday Sweeps giveaway linky below. Please leave them in the following format: Prize-End Date The link MUST go to your giveaway page and not your home page. No spamming or affiliate links! Don’t forget to check out my giveaways over on […]

Canning 101 The Basics Of Getting Started Canning

Canning 101 The basics of getting started canning. What you need for canning, what you need to know and how to preserve your garden harvest.

When you put a summers worth of time and effort into growing a garden, providing organic healthy foods for your family and friends, it’s a shame if all of it doesn’t get eaten. When you find that you can grow more than you can eat don’t fret! You don’t have to give it all away […]

How To End The Battle With Your Picky Eater For Good!

How to end the battle with your picky eater for good! Real strategies from a mother of four.

My son is enormously picky. He’s not just picky about things like broccoli and green beans, but he doesn’t even like ice cream. His picky habits aren’t exclusive to vegetables or proteins, they span the spectrum and include candy and treats too. If you have a picky eater then you no doubt have tried every trick […]