5 Quick & Easy Sensory Activities

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Sensory play is a vital part of your child’s growth and development. I’ve learned that the more I engage my children in activities that allow them to touch, taste, smell, see, and hear, the quicker they learn, the happier they become, and the more entertained they stay. That’s why I love to see their minds grow with these 5 Quick & … Continue reading

Helping Your Baby Sleep Through The Night

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Boy do I know what it’s like to be a tired momma! My first little boy didn’t sleep through the night once until he was 14 months old. That’s a long time to go without a good sleep. Because my first child had so many difficulties sleeping, when I had my second child, I was determined that she would sleep … Continue reading

How to Create Better Study Habits

Get the most out of your study time by trying these 8 things to help you create better study habits.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wyzant for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Being a mom of three kids, working and going to school full time doesn’t leave a lot of room for study time. That means I have to make the most of the time I do have. I’ll admit though, I do get … Continue reading

Secrets to Save Time on a Road Trip

Secrets to Save Time on a Road Trip. These are so key, especially when traveling with kids. Skip the stops, where possible, and use these other tricks and hacks to cut down on travel time!

Hitting the road as a family can mean lots of stops, detours, potty breaks, and other distractions that make your road trip take much longer than it needs to. Some stops are inevitable, but even so there are things you can do to keep stop times down and stay on schedule! This post is sponsored by Pilot Flying J, but … Continue reading

10 Unique After School Snack Ideas

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With my oldest child starting school this year, this is my first experience with after school snacks. In the few short weeks that he’s been going to school, I’ve realized that when I take the time to prepare a delicious, nutritious, and unique after school snacks, it helps set the tone for the entire rest of our afternoon; he more … Continue reading

12 Essentials to be On-the-Go Ready for Anything!

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As a mom, I’m often on-the-go. There are errands and school pick-ups and extra-curricular activities. No matter where I go, I make sure that I’m ready for anything by taking steps to be prepared for whatever comes my way. I received compensation and sample for this post. All opinions are my own.  Let’s jump right in – I’ve dumped out … Continue reading

Fall Fashion Favorites & Styling Secrets

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Fall is here! Crispy leaves and beautiful colors. A Chill in the air. Boots, scarves, and sweaters are popping up on shelves and racks at all your favorite stores. Is your fall wardrobe ready? I always love to add a few fresh items to my closet this time of year. Here are our favorite tips and tricks for making your … Continue reading

Baked Sweet Potato Wedges Recipe

Say no more -- Baked Sweet Potato Wedges / fries. You've got to try this delicious side dish!! The recipe is so easy to make and taste great!

These amazing baked sweet potato wedges will become you new favorite side dish. They’re so easy to make – just slice into wedges, toss with yummy seasonings and oil, and bake! You’re going to wish you had this recipe sooner. Baked Sweet Potato Wedges Serves: 2-3 people per 1 large sweet potato Ingredients: 1-2 large sweet potato ¼ tsp chili powder … Continue reading

7 Ways to Celebrate Your Dog + Giveaway

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I love finding any reason to celebrate and party. With National Dog Week this week (Sept 18-24) I’ve decided to plan a few fun activities celebrating Gunner, my chocolate lab. Whether you’re celebrating your furry friend’s birthday, National Dog week, a holiday, or just because, these 7 activities are sure to get those tails wagging! I received samples and compensation … Continue reading