My girls are starting kindergarten (cue tears) in two weeks and I absolutely fell in love with Stoney Clover customizable backpacks when I started back to school shopping. I don’t know about you, but I don’t have $150+ dollars to spend on a backpack for a 5-year-old, let alone two (twins, man). I had seen… Continue reading Stoney Clover Dupe Backpack DIY
You’ve heard the saying “a place for everything and everything in its place”, right?! Well me new motto is “a label for everything and everything labeled” hahaha. But seriously though, it’s hard enough to keep track of my three crazy kids, let alone all of their STUFF. Which is why I am so passionate about… Continue reading Give me all the [Name Bubbles] labels
The weather is starting to warm up and soon enough the kids will be out of school for the summer. If you are anything like me, that means you are signing your kids up for summer camps and activities in an attempt to keep them busy and entertained (and maybe give yourself a bit of… Continue reading Preparing for Summer Camp Success with Name Bubbles
What is it about a treat on a stick that makes it extra cute and extra delicious? Those cute Mickey Mouse ice cream pops, fruit skewers, cake pops, corn dogs…food on a stick is a tend that I am here for. And these Valentine Dipped Oreo Pops are some of my favorite desserts yet. I’ll… Continue reading Valentine Dipped Oreo Pops
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
Podcasts are all the rage right now. From murder mysteries to raising kids; the topics are endless. But did you know there are amazing, educational podcasts for kids?! If you have children ages 5-12 then you’ll have to check out Melon’s House Party. I know what you’re thinking. How am I going to get my… Continue reading Melon’s House Party – A Must Listen!
This mom is obsessed with Advent calendars or really any sort of Christmas countdown. Every year my kids mark the days until Christmas by adding fluff to Santa's beard, moving a magnet on a metal countdown calendar, unwrapping one book each day (thanks, grandma) or by opening an Advent calendar. In the past I have… Continue reading Gingerbread House Advent Calendar DIY
Spring has sprung and the Easter Bunny will be making his rounds soon! And upon taking down my St. Patrick’s Day decorations I realized that my Easter decor was sorely lacking. So when I came across this easy Easter DIY from one of my favorite bloggers (Stephanie Hanna) I knew I had to make my… Continue reading DIY Easter Bunny Decor
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
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!