How a Sensory Processing Disorder Diet Drastically Reduced Our Son’s Symptoms

 Our journey to discovering a sensory processing disorder diet that helped us manage our son’s sensory processing disorder… Disclosure: My husband is a psychologist. I, however, am not a doctor nor a dietitian. I am merely sharing with you what I have learned and what has worked for our particular child. It was the screaming… [read more]

15 Minute Chicken Enchilada Soup – Easy Weeknight Dinner

When in a rush, look no further than this easy, 15 Minute Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe. It can even be cooked in the Instant Pot! Affiliate links are present in this article. If you decide to purchase through one of the links (THANK YOU!) I will receive a very small commission. I’m busy. When is… [read more]

5 Tips to Make Meal Planning Easier

  Meal planning is an easy way to save time, reduce stress, and manage money when it comes to deciding what to serve for dinner every night. It doesn’t need to be an overwhelming, drawn out process. If you’re thinking about getting started with meal planning, make sure you check out the following list of… [read more]

Moon Palace Jamaica Resort – Family-Friendly All-Inclusive Resort

Looking for the perfect tropical all-inclusive resort? Or maybe you’re looking for the best family-friendly all-inclusive resort. Our experience at the Moon Palace Jamaica Resort was beyond perfect! “It would be my pleasure.” ————————————————— Every mom needs the occasional break. And I was looong overdue for a break, so when my Bonus Mom (my stepmom)… [read more]

Winter Preschool Snowflake Craft with the Best Snowflake Books for Kids

Scroll down to go directly to the Preschool Snowflake Craft instructions and to see the recommendations for books about snowflakes for kids. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links I receive a very small commission.   Whew! I’m back! No, I didn’t fall off the face of the earth. Nothing… [read more]

3 Tips for a Happy, Healthier Family

The foundation to a happy and healthy family starts at home, and it starts with you, the parent. Creating good habits at home when your children are young will help them carry those values throughout their lives and lead them to acting as a positive influence on other people. Creating a healthy environment is easily implemented… [read more]

Instant Pot Applesauce Recipe with Canning Instructions

Instant Pot Applesauce is so easy if you have the right tools! If you have a pressure cooker, but not an Instant Pot, don’t worry, this Instant Pot Applesauce recipe is still perfect for you!   We didn’t end up with a ton of fruit this year. We have eight fruit trees in total plus… [read more]

Looking for the Perfect Work-From-Home Job? Be a VIPKID Teacher!

Looking for a way to supplement your family’s income? I’m so excited to bring you this guest post from an old friend of mine in Louisiana about a perfect work-from-home job – VIPKID teacher! Karen is a stay at home mom to 6 children and has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education.  Her husband works… [read more]

Buying a Smartphone for Your Kid or Teen? Here’s What You Need to Know First…

Smartphones, though a fairly recent development, have quickly become ubiquitous. Buying a Smartphone for Your Kid or Teen is a decision that should be well researched. Technological changes often mean changes to how we live, and it can be hard for parents to keep up. If you’ve been falling behind since the era of dumb… [read more]

4 Ways To Make Family Vacations More Fun for YOU

Family vacation is a time for the family to kick back and enjoy themselves. All too often, however, vacations spiral into hard work for moms shouldering most of the responsibility. But there’s a better way: Simplify your vacation so that you get time to enjoy it yourself, too, with the following four clever vacation strategies…. [read more]

Gaining Valuable Skills at Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp

Thank you to Challenger Sports for providing a session of British Soccer Camp for our review. Soccer season last year was painful for our then 9 year old. He went into the city recreational league with almost no soccer skills and undiagnosed moderately severe asthma. He was afraid of being hit by the ball and… [read more]

4 Good Habits to Teach Your Kids Early On

In the age of technology, those who don’t have the latest tablets or smartphones won’t make the cut, even those at kindergarten level. A 2015 study reveals that up to 75 percent of children between ages 1 and 4 have their own smart device. Although the use of smart devices can lure children away from… [read more]

20 Amazing Milkshake Recipes, Perfect for Summer!

If you follow my blog, you know that our family generally tries to eat pretty healthy. (If you haven’t tried my homemade kefir pops, you should. They’re a hit around our neighborhood this summer!) But, sometimes you just need to indulge a little! Summer is the perfect time to do that! And, these milkshake recipes… [read more]

Harvest Berry Salad with Rubbermaid FreshWorks Produce Savers

I’ve partnered with Rubbermaid to talk about their new FreshWorks Produce Saver containers.  I totally get it. At times, eating healthy can seem like an uphill battle. If you’re just starting your new healthy lifestyle, it can be difficult to get family members on board. Depending on where you live and the current growing season,… [read more]