Age Appropriate Chores

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Ages 2-3 pick up toys put dirty clothes in hamper clean up spills Ages 4-6 dress themselves bring dirty clothes to laundry room make & strip their bed clean/clear place before & after meal times help set the table get (most) drinks, snacks & make food on their own load & unload dishwasher (nothing heavy,…

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Sensory Bottles

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Sensory bottles are containers filled with different materials which promote sensory-play. You can make these out of just about anything and it is up to your discretion what you put into them! These are great for all ages and can be used for learning various concepts/skills. I’m going to touch on 3 different types of sensory…

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The “I am” Activity

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One of the most important things you can do for your child is teach them to be positive and to love themselves. It’s easier for children with those skills to cope with life’s ups and downs of life without self-destructing. People and situations will constantly test your child in life, so we should teach them…

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Rainy Day Activities

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Nothing is worse than being stuck inside with kids all day because of bad weather, but hopefully some of these ideas can make those days a little better. Build a Fort I’m pretty sure every child loves gathering all of the pillows and blankets around the house and building a fort. Not only is the…

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Halloween Movies for Kids

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Halloween is almost here! I love Halloween movies, and most of them are kid movies. So, here is a few Halloween movies that are great for kids and you can enjoy too! Halloweentown Hocus Pocus The Addams Family Casper Coraline Charlie Brown: It’s the Great Pumpkin Double Trouble Casper Meets Wendy Hotel Transylvania Frankenweenie

Items You Should Buy in Bulk

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Buying things in bulk can really save you money. IF you are buying the right things. Obviously, certain things can go bad etc. But there are some things you should start buying in bulk to save a few dollars and save you a few trips to the grocery store. I recommend going somewhere like Costco…

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Easy, at Home Exercises for the Busy Mama

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So, who hates the gym? Or working out? I’ll admit it, I loathe it. I don’t feel like seeing anyone while I’m pouring sweat, I also don’t want to battle the after work traffic or try and fit it in during lunch. It’s not so much about the workout, it’s the steps to getting there.…

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A Healthy After School Snack Kids Can Make

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I’m all for a healthy snack for the kiddos to snack on after school. BUT even more so, if they are able to do it them self. So, I found a healthy after school snack that is also easy. I like this one because it’s so simple and it’s a great summer snack but also…

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Fall Outdoor Activities

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Rake all of the leaves into a pile as the bottom of your slide, or if you have a hill do it slip and slide style with out the water. Then, slide into the giant pile of leaves. It’s way more fun then just jumping into the pile. Scavenger hunts for fall things like, acorns,…

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Grilled Peaches Dessert Recipe

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I get very excited when I find a healthy dessert recipe my family will love. Especially when it’s easy and it’s unique. I like making things that aren’t super complicated but still look like you would order it from a nice restaurant. I know there is healthy options for most things these days, but this…

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