TGIS – Thank Goodness It’s (almost) September! Parents rejoice, children groan. No matter how you feel about the end of summer va-cay, it’s definitely time to start gearing up for the start of a new school year. So, in between shopping for endless supplies (do I really need to buy more glue sticks?!) and the latest must-have fashions, take a few minutes to review some back to … [Read more...] about Back to School Safety Tips for Younger Kids
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I'll be honest with you. In my house, the beds are rarely made unless someone is coming to visit. Sometimes I yell. My closet is a disaster and I feel guilty that I work too much. My kids watch more TV than they should. And I simply cannot afford to go all organic right now. There is a sticky shelf in my refrigerator that I keep hoping will evaporate on its own, and this … [Read more...] about Killing Off Supermom
Looking for a fun dessert and also and activity? This is a great recipe to do with your kids because it requires getting a bit messy, which kids love to do! Even if you’re not the best artist or baker, I’ll share a few tricks with you to make your baking experience fun, creative, and easy. Ingredients 1 box cake mix (cook as directed on box for 13 x 9 cake) 1 can … [Read more...] about Easy Cake Pops Recipe
When people hear that I have six kids, the reaction is usually entertaining. Sure, there are some days when I wonder what I’ve gotten myself into, worry about the world they’ll inherit, and/or consider the environmental footprint of a family like mine. But most of the time I just celebrate how awesome it is to have six kids. Here are a few reasons why: 1. It’s … [Read more...] about Six Reasons to Have Six Kids
When Should You Give a Pacifier to a Baby? Most experts agree that pacifiers can be helpful during the first six months of life as it satisfies your baby's natural instinct to suck. However, there are no definite guidelines about when to give a pacifier or take one away. Sometimes, it is best to just use your mothering instinct to decide if a pacifier is right for your baby, … [Read more...] about When Should You Give a Pacifier to a Baby?