Moms are overworked, overtired and over stressed. Most moms do not get time to themselves. Ever. They pee with a small child crying on them. Then minutes later they snap at the small child because they are fed up and need a break. This is a problem. This was me. I was miserable by 9:00… Continue reading Easiest way to become a morning mom
We thought we'd try the America mix skittles experiment since the rainbow skittles experiment is so pretty. This is perfect for a quick 4th of July project that anyone can do. You can buy a giant pack of these skittles on amazon here. You only need 3 things for this Plate Skittles Warm water This… Continue reading 4th of July skittles experiment
Simple answer: Formula feeding is easier. (at least for me) I always thought I’d be one of those moms that breastfed my kids til they were 18 and going off to college. Donating a million ounces to babies in need was also part of my breast feeding dream. No matter how hard I tried with… Continue reading Why formula might be your best option
People always comment on how much I do with my kids. I have a fear of doing nothing. They think we have money to spend because we're always out and about but we are a family of six living off 1 income. If I had a ton of money, trust me, we would be doing… Continue reading Things to do with your kids when you’re broke.
As if going to the park isn't fun enough, some kids get bored easier than others.. This is a 2 part could possibly last all summer scavenger hunt. First you will need to print a list of all the parks in your neighborhood. You can go to the parks and rec website for your town. They should… Continue reading Playground scavenger hunt
All the kids are home and all they seem to do is eat. I wonder how they survived the school year, eating only a shitty packed lunch at 11 am and no snack all day. Someone is asking me for a snack at any given moment throughout the day. Not only for them but… Continue reading 2 tips to manage your summer snack budget
I have four kids who all sucked at sleeping at some point. Right now I only have one who doesn't sleep well and even worse, doesn't fall asleep well. It's partially my fault because her sleeping arrangements have always been sub par. She started off in my bed, then in a crib in my… Continue reading Number 1 way to get a toddler to sleep in their bed.
Warning: INFECTED BROWN RECLUSE BITE some of these picture are gross. Last year the baby had what looked like a large blister on her foot (not pictured). I picked her up from my mom's house and wondered what had happened. My mom said nothing was there earlier when she put her shoes on her and… Continue reading Is it a brown recluse bite
My kids have been doing this modeling thing for 6 years. With all 4 girls (yes, I have 4 girls) now involved, it's safe to say I have some experience in taking kids to auditions and castings. I am not an expert and my kids aren't making millions, we do it all for fun. These are… Continue reading Casting and Audition Tips For Kids
If you think this is an oxymoron and stupid, it might be to you but it works for us. Remember in my last post I said what works for one family may not work the other. More importantly, what works for one kid may not work for the other. This is the case with the super scheduled summer… Continue reading The No Routine, Summer Routine