The Tales of Tofu: Encouraging My Kids To Be Whatever They Want to Be

Thank you House Foods for sponsoring this post. My kids are always talking about what they want to be when they grow up. My three year old son mostly just wants to be a dinosaur, but my daughter has several … Continue reading

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8 Ideas For Keeping Young Kids Happy and Occupied Indoors

This post is sponsored by Mattel. All opinions are my own. We are officially hitting that point in winter where cabin fever is at its peak, and the little ones are really beginning to go stir crazy. My kids are … Continue reading

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10 Holiday Traditions My Kids Love

Thank you Amazon for sponsoring this post. Give the gift of reading this holiday season with Prime Book Box! When I think back to the holidays of my childhood, it is the family traditions that stand out most in my … Continue reading

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Timeless Kids’ Halloween Costume Ideas

As of today it’s officially October (and my husband’s and my 7 year wedding anniversary; awww), and that means I’ve officially got Halloween costumes on the mind. I’ve mentioned before that I’m a sucker for old fashioned Halloween costume ideas … Continue reading

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Practicing Daily Gratitude With Your Kids

Last week, I posted the top photo above on my Instagram, with the following caption: “Every morning when Essley wakes up, I ask her to tell me one thing for which she’s grateful. She’s like her mama (we don’t enjoy … Continue reading

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A Fun Start of School Year Interview For Kids

Last year on Essley’s first day of preschool, I shared a fun “interview” (right here) I put together with questions to ask little ones on their first and last days of school each year. The post received a lot of … Continue reading

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Best Dog Breeds For Families With Kids

Almost 75 million dogs have been adopted into homes that already owned at least one dog. Multi-dog homes are often good for families with kids. There are other dogs to play with so a dog is not expecting constant attention … Continue reading

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9 Cute (and Durable) Boots for Kids

1. I-Walk Thunder Toddler Boot in Espresso, Bobux   |   2. Sway Boot in Black, Bobux  |   3. Harwell Boot, UGG   |   4. Zoey Fox Rain Boots, Cat & Jack  |   5. Original Kids’ Contrast Sole … Continue reading

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Kids Water Safety Tips + A Summer Fun Kit GIVEAWAY!

There is little in life my kids love more than going swimming. When we went to the Dominican Republic in December, and then Arizona last month, all they wanted to do (basically the entire time we were on vacation) was … Continue reading

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How We Instill Healthy Nutrition Habits In Our Kids

As a child of the 80s, I was in the minority when it came to the way I ate. Most of my friends felt sorry for me when it came time for school lunch and I pulled out natural peanut … Continue reading

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