Are you a parent of a child between the ages of 5-12 looking for an alternative to screen time that gets your kids moving and gives you some time to actually get things done?? Then look no further than Melon’s House Party! Melon’s House Party is a family-friendly podcast about a sweet pup named Melon… Continue reading Melon’s House Party Season 2 is Here!
There is something about winter break and the holidays that just makes my kids crazy. Couple that with a bout of 9 day sickness and we are out of our routine, going crazy and the arguments and misbehaving has gone through the roof. Some my goals for 2022 are to be more consistent with encouraging… Continue reading DIY Behavior Chart
Looking for an easy but creative Valentine treat for your kids to pass out at school or to add to their Valentine baskets?! Well look no further! These Valentine poppers are simple to make but oh so cute. But if you are handing them out to a class full of kids, you’ll want to start… Continue reading Valentine Poppers
Here we go again! It’s ironic that the week after my Toledo Moms blog post on potty training went live, my two-year-old son, Hank, started showing interest in using the toilet! I was ignorantly basking in the bliss of not having to clean up accidents and continuously ushering the twins to the bathroom when Hank… Continue reading Potty Training: The Methods and The Madness
I think we can all agree that over the past nine months most of us have filled the gaps that were once filled with school, extracurriculars, playdates, etc., with a little extra screen time (or a lot extra on some days #workfromhomemom). I’m not ashamed to admit that sometimes handing off tablets to my kids… Continue reading Changing the Game Before the Game is Over
We had Hank's second birthday party recently and I am absolutely in love how the theme and decor turned out. Seeing as though we are amidst a pandemic, we weren't able to have the big celebration that I would normally plan (if you know me, you know I love to host a party) but that… Continue reading Two the Moon Birthday Party
We already know that this summer is going to be one for the books. We will tell our children’s children all about the summer we had to spend at home or six feet apart. Yes, I am sure as we ease back into the “new normal” more and more things to do will begin to… Continue reading The Backyard is Where It’s At
It’s COVID-19 quarantine day 957 (at least that’s what it feels like). You’ve watched Frozen 2 more times than you can count and you have taken to calling your children Elsa and Sven. The air is crisp so you’re still stuck inside, extracurriculars have been canceled and you are really starting to miss your kids’… Continue reading Going For the Gold – Indoor Olympics
It’s a random Tuesday in January (or April) in Northwest Ohio, and our kids are anxiously watching the morning news with their pajamas on inside out (yes, that’s a thing) while you pace back-and-forth in the kitchen. The meteorologist appears on the screen to inform viewers that your county is under a Level 3 snow… Continue reading Snow Day Survival Kit
This post is the first in one of what I can only assume will be multi-part series I have dubbed “The Potty Training Diaries”, and is for all of you potty training veterans; especially those who have potty-trained multiples before. I am at my wits end with my 2 and 3/4-year-old twin girls. Here is… Continue reading Potty Training Diaries: Send Help!