Family

Little Squeaks for Little Feet

Little Squeaks for Little Feet

Have we talked about my wild thing? Well, he has a little brother and though baby Hey J is much more chill, his big brother is definitely rubbing off. Together they make up Thing 1 and Thing 2. The most common *thing* they’re doing is […]

Rolling with the Kids Step2 Style

Rolling with the Kids Step2 Style

M: “I want to ride Mater!” A: “It’s Lightening McQueen.” M: “I want to ride Lightening *the* Queen!!!”  Kids say the darndest things, eh? We spent one afternoon and one very long morning with three highly excited (and one that didn’t know he was excited […]

made-to-be: Personalized Fashion for Kids

made-to-be: Personalized Fashion for Kids

Me: Do you want to pick a pair of leggings today?  B: No, can I have this feather mini purse instead?  Me: No, I offered to get you a pair of leggings, unicorns are your favorite what about this one?  B: Hmmm…I was really hoping […]

“I Wanna Be Like You Oooo Oooo”

“I Wanna Be Like You Oooo Oooo”

Okay quick name the movie?? (Hint: it’s sung by a little brown monkey) While you’re mulling that one over, let’s talk about kids. Specifically my kids. And, their ever growing need to be just like me. Sometimes it’s really cute, like when my 6 year […]

Getting Down: Snips, Snails, & Everything Nice

Getting Down: Snips, Snails, & Everything Nice

Have you noticed this yet? I have quite a few kids running amok (er I mean carefully tended) at my house. Four to be exact. But, did you know I also have a work at home husband, homeschool, and am starting a non-profit charity (more […]

What do Gravity, Inertia, and Friction Have in Common? 

What do Gravity, Inertia, and Friction Have in Common? 

They’re all keywords in last month’s Steve Spangler Science Stem Lab Box (Spangler Science Club delivers amazing hands-on science to your door every month. Join Today!). As a homeschooling mom to four, I’m always looking for things I can do with all my kids while […]

Up Up and Away: DockATot What Mommy Dreams are Made of

Up Up and Away: DockATot What Mommy Dreams are Made of

Sleep. You never know how awesome it is until you become a parent, specifically a mother. I don’t know about you but Motherhood broke that part of my brain that thinks sleep is necessary. Instead here I am at quarter to midnight, thinking about how […]

Get Creative with a Night In

Get Creative with a Night In

I rarely have time alone with my husband. Not on a typical day anyway and certainly not time that we spend focused on each other. It’s hard. Once the kids are in bed we both float off to take care of the million things we […]

Snacking with Our Farm Buddies

Snacking with Our Farm Buddies

Kids. Let me tell ya people: they are exhausting (not like I need to tell you, am I right?). Anything that makes them a little less so, that’s on my list. Nothing keeps kids quiet and content (at least for five minutes) like food. I […]

Giveaway Alert: the Must Have Summer Watch

Giveaway Alert: the Must Have Summer Watch

Giveaway: please CLICK HERE to enter to win a $100 gift certificate from Jord watches. Get a $25 credit just for entering. This is a simple giveaway name and email only, so you have nothing to lose!  I hemmed and hawed over what to get […]