What if I don’t want that normal anymore?

What if I don’t want that normal anymore? Thoughts on going back to normal. What if I don’t want that normal anymore? One afternoon, I was folding laundry while I listened to my kids playing in the room nearby. I had this silent uneasiness that I could not quite articulate at the time. It had nothing […]

Parent Powerful Kids by Saying This Instead of “Good Job”

Parent Confident Kids by Saying This Instead of “Good Job” Of course, our children are amazing and we want to praise them, but did you know that praise does not equal confidence. So let’s say this instead of “Good Job!” First, saying things like, “Good job” or “Way to go, Buddy!” are not bad things […]

Great prompts to clear your mind when you feel overwhelmed

Sometimes life can feel so complex and out of control. When you feel too overwhelmed to know where to start, do a brain dump, mind sweep, or thought download to give your conscience a well-deserved rest. Here are some great prompts to clear your mind when you feel overwhelmed. Maybe you popped in here because […]

Simple Ideas to respond to a child’s difficult behavior

Puzzled by difficult behavior? Nurture your child and your relationship with these simple ideas to respond to a child’s difficult behavior.

4 Simple Playdough Literacy Activities for Preschool Children

Playdough is an excellent tool for growing brains. 4 early literacy activities you can try today.

Super Easy Tortilla Pizzas Kids Can Make, 15-Minutes

Super easy tortilla pizza (big) kids can make in 15-minutes. Just a few ingredients and 15 minutes, problem solved with this snack hack.

Simple Taco Seasoning Recipe to Make in 8 Delicious Seconds

Taco Tuesday in a snap with this easy taco seasoning recipe from AltogetherMostly.com. Leave the pre-made seasoning packets on the shelf, save a few pennies, and make your very own taco seasoning recipe.

The Truth About Mom-Shame and What We Can Do

The Truth About Mom-Shame and What We Can Do We each have the freedom to choose between reacting to mom-shame and our choice to rise above. This is a story about when I had my first mom-shaming experience (that I am aware of) and my response. I like the quote when Michelle Obama said, “When […]

The Ultimate Book List for Adults Who Know

Reading list for life? Behold, the Ultimate Book List for Adults Who Know – from Home to Finance, and Career to Relationships.

Easy Chai Tea Latte Recipe at Home

Do you love Chai Tea? My easy chai tea latte recipe is just what you need for those days at home or to take to go at a fraction of the cost of the shop. The first time I ever had chai, I was on a family trip to Olympia, Washington, USA to visit my […]

Easy Homemade Pancakes Recipe – from Scratch

I know there are easier options, but I love making my homemade pancakes recipe from scratch. They’re easy, wholesome, and quick. I know about freezer pancakes and waffles. I also know about the boxed pancake mixes, but I get this silent, little thrill when I can whip up a batch of something from ingredients in […]

How to Handle Big Emotions Like a Mother

Did you know that by learning a few simple fresh approaches, it can help give us the confidence to handle big emotions from the people in our lives?