Being a mom is the most challenging yet rewarding thing you will ever do as a woman. Here we share stories, tips, humorous experiences and lessons learning in parenting. This page will also be a resource to some of the best parenting resources online.

How to End the Screen Time Battle for Good

Call me the "Screen Time Regulator". I laugh a bit at this statement as I was not always as intentional at this role in the past. I have a few tips to limiting screen time successfully as well as a funny story that will make any parenting fail you thought you had, not...

5 Best Ways to Prepare for a Family Trip

This post is sponsored by Refresh Your Car®! but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Family travel is always an experience we look forward to every year. Although travel is exciting the thought of getting prepared for the “big event” can be stressful....

Reflection on Infant Loss

I sit alone, staring at the Christmas tree still up. The lights during this often dreary time of year make me happy and God knows I need it this year. Lately, I ebb and flow between being numb with a wall up and emotional as I reflect on the loss of our baby a few...

Simple Sports Busy Baskets

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PowerYourSchoolPNW #CollectiveBias We have just been getting back into the swing of routines the last few weeks and are preparing for more on our plate next week....

Back to School Mom Time is Non-Negotiable

Hallelujah holy happy dance! The kids are back in school and its time for MOM TIME. Don't get me wrong at all, Summer is great but Fall is where it's at! I love the renewed schedule, attempted organization (emphasis "attempted"), fresh friendly faces reunited and all...

Back to School Shopping Checklist

The school materials have been bought, bed times have been adjusted back to 8 pm, menu planning and grocery shopping is done. I am feeling ready for back to school EXCEPT I still have a few last minute items to get to ensure my kids have everything they need to start...

5 Ways to Get Ready for Back to School

Who is starting to think about Fall and all things back to school? I am so guilty! I love the Fall season and find box tops on the Hefty and Reynolds Kitchens and reboot the family. My mind is shifting to fun class projects, cute classroom snacks to make, new things...

The Best Ways to Encourage Your Child

Being a mother is a gift I cannot even describe with words and give justice to my feelings. Life often brings times due to varied opportunities and/or circumstances that allow more quality time with loved ones. I am experiencing such a time currently. As I prepare for...

How to Grow in Hope

Hope. A feeling of expectation and wanting for a certain thing to happen. This is what the dictionary states hope to be. I think it is safe to say in our world today, most of us hope and want a world much greater than the one we see. I can say for myself I hope for a...

Calling All Busyness Addicts: 5 Steps to a Simpler Life

Calling all busyness addicts! Do you feel busy? Are you cramming in so many activities into your schedule that after a play date or fun activity your kids are asking, "what's next ?" I've found myself in this situation, often wondering, how did it get this way? How to...

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