25+ Books for Curious Kids Who Love to Learn!

I have some super curious little boys! My 9 year old and 7 year old seem to have been born with a passion for learning! We’ve helped foster this passion by building quite an extensive home library. If you have similarly-minded kids, you’ll love this book list of Books for Curious Kids Who Love to… [read more]

Experience Pioneer Life at This Is The Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City, Utah

I’m pleased to partner with US Family Guide and This Is The Place Heritage Park to bring you this post. Last week we took the boys up to Salt Lake City to visit This Is The Place Heritage Park. Of all the places in the Salt Lake City and Utah Valley areas to visit, This… [read more]

Baby Animal Season Has Begun at This Is The Place Heritage Park! + Coupon Code

I’ve partnered with US Family Guide and This Is The Place Heritage Park to bring you this post. Baby Animal Season has official started at This Is The Place Heritage Park! Of all the places in the Salt Lake City and Utah Valley areas to visit, This Is The Place Heritage Park is one of… [read more]

The 15 Minute, Once a Week, Practice That has Changed Our Family

…And is continuing to change our family…for the better, of course. It was the typical stuff all families encounter. “Is it really that hard to turn off a light when you leave the room?!” “Why are your coats and backpacks on the floor when your hook is just a foot away?” “Is it really necessary… [read more]

British Soccer Camp Promo Code

Thanks to US Family Guide and Challenger Sports for partnering with me to bring you a British Soccer Camp Promo Code.  I’m just going to say it straight. My oldest two kids are terrible at organized sports. This is in large part because The Husband and I haven’t been proactive in putting our kids in… [read more]

Chocolate Covered Pretzels that Really Rock! It’s a Recipe the Kids Can Help Make!

Chocolate covered pretzels around Valentine’s Day are kind of a given at our house. All my boys love to consume them and my middle son, especially, loves to make them. This year, however, we decided against your ordinary, run of the mill chocolate covered pretzels. Instead we decided to make Pop Rocks Chocolate Covered Pretzels!… [read more]

Top 5 Valentine’s Gifts to Say ‘I Love You’ to Your Kids

Before we had kids, Valentine’s Day entailed a romantic evening out and sweet nothings inscribed on cute cards. Today, with three little boys, Valentine’s Day is no less fun, but it has taken on a little different tone… The kids come home from school super excited to exchange Valentine cards, make Valentine crafts, and decorate… [read more]

Epic Star Wars Birthday Party Ideas (on the Cheap!)

We’re not ones to spend a ton of money on birthday parties, so when my middle son asked for a Star Wars Birthday party, I began scouring my brain (and Pinterest) for Star Wars Birthday Party ideas. When shopping for parties, I try to keep the total cost of supplies under $50. Sometimes I don’t… [read more]

My Top 10 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids + BLACK FRIDAY Coupon Codes!

Whether you’re in search of a holiday gift that keeps on giving, a birthday gift, or just a fun way to give a little something every month, these 10 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids are a great place to start! This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase through these links I will… [read more]

Find Your Place Pins – Thanksgiving Craft for Kids!

These Wood Find-Your-Place Pins are the perfect way to get the kids involved in your Thanksgiving prep! I hope you enjoy this Thanksgiving craft for kids! Thank you so much to FamilyFun Magazine for contributing this fun tutorial! Make sure you check out FamilyFun Magazine online for lots more great activities for the whole family!… [read more]

How to Make Fruit Leather + Grape Fruit Leather Recipe!

I’ve hit a new epoch in my life. I’m domestic! If you’ve never made fruit leather before, stick around and I’ll show you how to make fruit leather (it’s easier than you think!). If you’re are an experienced fruit leather maker, make sure you check out my grape fruit leather recipe below! This post contains… [read more]

Halloween Party Crafts at Target + $200 Target Gift Card Giveaway!

Halloween is at our threshold. If you’re planning a party with the kiddos, make sure to check out these cute Halloween party crafts for kids available at Target!   I’ve partnered with Target to show you some of the great Halloween party crafts you can find at Target. I feel like Halloween becomes busier every… [read more]

25 Children’s Books that Teach Emotions and Character Building Traits

Books that teach emotions and character building traits are an invaluable resource for parents! Books are one of the easiest and most fun ways to teach kids about emotions and character building traits. Some of the books in the list below have been beloved bedtime reading books of our kids. (Please note that the links below… [read more]

Empowering Kids by Teaching Them to Make their Own School Lunch

Thank you to Sprout’s and Box Tops for sponsoring this conversation! Happy New School Year! We have had such an amazing summer! I’m not sure I’ve ever packed so much fun into two months before. But..(you knew it was coming, right?) I need some rest. I started summer completely burned out. Now, I’m looking forward… [read more]