7 FAMILY FRIENDLY ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS

It seems more and more difficult to find things on TV that are OK to watch. Much less as a family. You don’t want your kids to be exposed to inappropriate garbage, but sometimes it’s fun just to sit down in front of the TV and have some good old-fashioned laughs! It’s one of our family’s favorite […] Read more…

FIDGET SPINNERS: ARE THEY GOOD OR BAD??

I think, DARE I say it, that we may finally be getting over the bottle flipping phase in our house. Or at least that’s what I thought until my 3-year-old came into the kitchen with a grin from ear to ear and showed me his ‘trick!’ WHERE do people come up with these things anyway?? […] Read more…

WHY YOU SHOULD DITCH ELECTRONICS FOR THE SUMMER

Summer is short and kids grow up fast. So why waste your time buried behind your screen letting life pass you by? Last summer we issued a ‘no technology’ decree for our household of 9 and the results were amazing! Our family grew closer together and we became much more creative! I want to encourage you […] Read more…

HOW TO PREVENT TICK BITES NATURALLY

Tick season is upon us and we all need HELP!! I don’t want to spray my kids with nasty chemicals, but I definitely do NOT want ticks to be eating my babies! If you’re like me, you want to make sure your kiddos are protected, but you don’t want to use a chemical cocktail to do […] Read more…

WHY YOU NEED TO HAVE YOUR CHILD’S HEART

What if I told you that you could develop a lasting relationship with your child, characterized by love and dare I even say friendship? Can you imagine, a time when you and your son or daughter delight in your relationship? Maybe the thoughts of that are far off, but there is actually a strategy that […] Read more…

5 Reasons You Might Have Food Allergies

Everywhere you go today, it seems someone has a special dietary restriction. Gluten-free, dairy-free, egg free, housework-free (Ok, I made that up, but I wish it somehow existed!) Actually, you don’t have to go far to see special sections in grocery stores and allergy menus are the norm at most major restaurants. (Thankfully!) Have you […] Read more…

6 Ways to Raise Awesome Teens

If you want to raise awesome teens, then there are a few simple things you can be doing to make that happen. Raising teenagers can be one of the hardest things you will ever do. But it can also be one of the most enjoyable! The other day I was playing with my 4-month-old and […] Read more…

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