How to stop spending money on these Disposables and what to do instead

We do not spend money on several common disposable items, saving us money and the planet. This is how you can too and what to do instead.

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.

How to Avoid Drama in Your Life: List of the Best Tips

Avoid life drama Do you ever feel emotionally drained? One of the biggest contributors to mental and emotional exhaustion is drama in our lives. Drama begs us to take responsibility for other people’s junk. Do you want to simplify your busy life? You must cancel the drama. But how? In this post, I will help […]

When I Spoke up Instead of Laughing it off

When I spoke up instead of laughing it off. I’m a light-hearted girl, but let me tell you about a time when I spoke up instead of laughing it off. I’m a work in process and in no way perfect, but this is my story that I want to share and it is history now. […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 Home Routines to Simplify Your Life Today!

Routines help put our home (and our tired brains) on autopilot. Systems help to create an environment of healthy habits so we can live the life we love to love.

The Truth About What Kids Must Know For Kindergarten

What must a child know for kindergarten? There are government standards for kindergarten readiness, and even more lofty ideals to prepare these tiny people for ambitious careers. I think it is safe to say, all of us want to offer our children every advantage that we can, but what if we have it all wrong? […]

How to make a quick no-cook playdough recipe

Ready for a quick no-cook playdough recipe? You’ll be inspired by how easy this recipe is to make. It calls for just 4 ingredients (5, if you count water as an ingredient) and you do not have to cook it on the stove, just add hot water. I don’t know about you, but I cringe […]

Open Letter to the Class of 2020

Open letter to the senior class of 2020 My heart goes out to the high school seniors whose final year of childhood was abruptly cut short. It’s hard.It’s not fair.It makes no sense. There are no words we can say to give that back to you. We’re sorry. I post a photo of myself from […]

30+ Ways I don’t spend money that may surprise you

30 things I do not spend money on that may surprise and hopefully inspire you to get out of debt or save big money.

Stupid simple strategies: get your kids to drink more water

Water is life! How to get your kids to drink more water with these stupid simple strategies.

How to make a homemade ice cream recipe – in a bag?

5 ingredients and a few zipper plastic bags, learn how to make homemade ice cream in a bag.

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 Classic Chicken Soup That Will Soothe The Soul

Nourish yourself heart and soul with this simple classic chicken soup recipe with real, nutritious ingredients and a dash of love.

Microwave Salted Caramel Recipe

Yes, you read that title correctly, microwave salted caramel recipe. I love the simple sweet and toasty flavor of caramel and it is so satisfying to make simple recipes like this, myself. YOU can make delicious caramels… In the microwave Without another pot to wash Without a thermometer In just one bowl! Who knew? I […]

Activities for Preschool At-Home

If you need some activities for preschool at home, you have come to the right place. Below, I am compiling a list of tried and true ideas we have done over the years with my children that I hope you can apply to your family. Important! This list is growing, so bookmark it and come […]

How to up-cycle crayons: free & simple activity to do with kids

Do you have a bunch of old broken crayons? Would you like to give them a new use? This simple activity is both free and easy on the environment. I will teach you how to upcycle crayons as a free and simple activity to do with kids. What do people do with old crayons? I […]

Letting go to live more

Do you want to be a great mother? You want to be a great mom and make a lasting contribution to your world! Life can be distracting and it is easy to lose your way. There are so many expectations thrown at us that it is easy to get confused. It does not have to […]

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