9 Simple Ways to Uplift Your Day + Giveaway

9 Simple Ways to Uplift Your Day

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of DaySpring. The opinions and text are all mine. Do you ever feel like the world is just such a downer place to live? The news reels are filled with depressing stories of hate, bad choices, opposition, and just all around negativity. When we turn to social media it can … Continue reading

10 Apples Up on Top Preschool Activities

10 Apples Up on Top Preschool Activities

Fall is a perfect time for an APPLE unit either at home or at school. It is something that preschool age kids love to explore and learn more about. We’ve complied these 10 fun apple preschool activities and crafts that can fit any lesson! Pair them with one of our favorite read-aloud books, Ten Apples Up On Top, for a perfect … Continue reading

Is Traveling Good for Kids? JustFly Answers


Many parents that I personally know dread the idea of long distance travel with their little ones. I’m pretty sure we all know the reason why. Kids can be — nay — kids ARE unpredictable. Toddlers, especially. These little versions of ourselves can either be lovable bundles of joy one second and turn into a screaming ball of tears, snot, … Continue reading

Blueberry Scones Recipe

Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze Recipe

A warm buttery scone bursting with fresh blueberries is a great way to start the day. The lemon glaze adds a sweet tartness that is a perfect balance. Whether you like scones or not the smell of these baking will make your mouth water. These delicious scones are easy to make and will keep you coming back for more. Blueberry … Continue reading

Baby’s 1st Birthday Essentials

Getting ready to celebrate baby's first birthday? You'll want these 1st bday party essentials ready including a smash cake and birthday girl or boy outfit!

Celebrating your baby’s first birthday is such an exciting time! We’ve had the privilege of celebrating five first birthday’s – one for each of my boys. It’s always such a bitter sweet day. It’s exciting to see their growth and development over the past year, but also heartbreaking to look back and remember your tiny newborn baby who needed you … Continue reading

Easy DIY T-Shirt Tote Bag

Easy and fun kid craft! DIY T-shirt tote bag made from a recycled t-shirt is kid-friendly and made in about 30 minutes. This was a fun family activity. We use these tote bags for everything now!

Our family is always in need of a tote bag (or 12), especially my kids. They have all sorts of treasures that they need to haul everywhere we go, whether it’s jackets and treats to the movies, sand toys to the park, piano books to our lessons, or Pokemon to our playdates, kids have a lot of “stuff”, and they … Continue reading

100 Mix-and-Match School Lunch Box Ideas

Mix and match these 100 school lunch box ideas to have a different combination of lunch this school year! So many yummy combinations you can make with healthy options and sandwich free lunches, too!

School lunches get boring, fast, if you just stick to the same staples you are used to day after day and week after week. The secret to keeping lunch exciting is by mixing it up and trying new things and keeping it fresh and interesting. To help you make amazing school lunches this year, I’ve complied a list of 100 … Continue reading

Quick Beauty Hacks to Speed up Your Routine

Beauty Hacks Speed Up Morning Routine

With a house full of little ones, I only have a few minutes to get ready in the mornings. There’s often a lot going on for the whole family, I live for any shortcuts to save time. Before heading off to work, school, or other errands, it’s nice to stop and make sure I spend those few minutes to make … Continue reading

Top 12 Places You’re Forgetting to Clean

The cleaning routine can hit a snag if you forget to hit these important, but often overlooked spots! Tricks to get them in your routine and what a difference these cleaning tasks can make on the feel of your home! These easy ideas will make it a breeze to finish up the cleaning tasks.

This post brought to you by Rug Doctor. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mom’s Take. Here’s a funny story for you. My family was heading on a vacation once and were packed and ready out in the car to go. I guess my grandma didn’t want to come home to a dirty home, who does … Continue reading