Practicing Tech and Media Safety in Your Home

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Media, the internet, and technology in general have been a wonderful tool for humanity. Technology helps to connect us and keep us connected. It brings us knowledge of the world around us. It helps us to find new interests and can even make everyday life more straightforward. Unfortunately, it would be beyond wrong to say… [read more]

The Surprising Benefits of Being a Mom

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There is no greater joy than that of being a mother. It is true, motherhood can be exhausting, monotonous, and, at times, can feel thankless. Despite the sleepless nights, dirty diapers, temper tantrums, and teething issues, seeing your little one grow and develop into a little person is more than worth it. There are, however,… [read more]

Including Your Kids in Your Romantic Celebration

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Romantic celebrations can be wonderfully memorable. Whether it’s an anniversary, a birthday that you want to add some romance to, or another special day, celebrating together is a great way to show your partner that you care, to enjoy being together and to add a bit of spark to your relationship. Every relationship needs the… [read more]

How to Be a WHAM and Love it!

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Since my husband and I started our family, being a stay at home mom has always been a priority for me. Unfortunately, the cost of living is rising disproportionately to wages. It is becoming more and more difficult for moms to stay home. On the flip side, the cost of daycare can be prohibitive for… [read more]

Gluten-free Banana Zucchini Bread Muffins Recipe! An Instant Family Favorite!

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I can say with great confidence that these Gluten-free Banana Zucchini Bread Muffins are a huge favorite at my house! I happened upon them when searching for healthy, filling options for my son to take for his school lunches. All of his food issues, combined with his seemingly unreasonable and ever-changing food likes and dislikes… [read more]

Traveling with Kids: How to Make the Most of Traveling with Children

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  When you are embarking on a fun vacation for kids, there are some important steps you need to take. When traveling with kids, it’s always best to prepare both mentally and medically. You want to ensure that your kids have as much fun as you, especially at the beaches, amusement parks, and other destinations… [read more]

Halloween Mummy Preschool Craft

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If you have kids who love Halloween, you’ll love this Halloween Mummy Preschool Craft! It is great for motor skill development, it is low mess, and kids LOVE the finished product! This Halloween Mummy Preschool Craft is one I do every year with my Mom’s Day Out kids. I love that it doesn’t take a… [read more]

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activity Gets Kids Excited About Letters!

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom! Kids are going to love this fun, tactile Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activity! Chicka Chicka Boom Boom is one of my favorite books to get kids excited about learning their letters! As a preschool teacher and a parent, I’ve read this book so many times I can almost recite it… “A told… [read more]

How to Make Healthier Desserts – Learn How to Adapt Your Favorite Recipes!

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Those of you who’ve read my blog for a long time will have noticed that my dessert recipes are few and far between. That’s for the simple reason that, beginning several years ago, our family made a conscious effort to cut down on the amount of sugar in our diets. This includes making healthier desserts…. [read more]

10 Essential Home Safety & Maintenance Tasks to Do Before Spring

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Here’s a quick and essential look at home repairs every homeowner should review and accomplish before Spring has sprung, to enhance home safety and comfort as the warmer months arrive. This Southern California girl making her home in Utah is ready for spring! After the snows and storms of winter, it’s always a relief to… [read more]

Adorable St. Patrick’s Day Handprint Rainbow Craft!

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There is something about a child’s handprint that is just completely precious. Just think of all your own handprint art your parents saved from when you were little. Those tiny handprints bring special feelings of nostalgia. This adorable St. Patrick’s Day Handprint Rainbow Craft is such a fun way to get into the St. Patrick’s… [read more]

Gluten-Free Sugar-Free Muffins Recipe

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Gluten-free Sugar-free Muffins are the perfect way to indulge completely guilt free. With no artificial ingredients, these protein-packed blueberry muffins are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or snack! A bit ago I posted about my son’s sensory processing disorder issues and his tics, which have recently been diagnosed as Tourette Syndrome. In the past we’ve seen… [read more]

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

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 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

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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]