Parenting

How to get the most out of MommyCon Chicago!

How to get the most out of MommyCon Chicago!

Are you attending MommyCon this year? Thinking about it but not quite sure yet? Well. We are. We will be attending MommyCon Chicago (March 2-4) and we are SO FREAKING EXCITED! Why? Well, because MommyCon is the most amazing parenting convention there is! This year […]

Getting “Me Time” at Home

Getting “Me Time” at Home

This post isn’t going to have super cute pictures, teach you a new recipe or talk about your kids. This is about YOU. I’m sure you’ve heard a million times over about how important it is to take care of yourself getting “me time”… maybe […]

Going from two to THREE kids

When I had my second and while pregnant with my third I regularly heard that going from two to three kids was much easier than going from one to two. HA. The people that have said that either never had more than two kids or […]

Cold Weather Indoor Activities Roundup

Cold Weather Indoor Activities Roundup

Cold Weather Indoor Activities Roundup I’m from Chicago, and in March, in Chicago, it’s typically snowy, cold, and awful.  Most years, I want to pull my hair out at the end of each weekend, because I’m out of ideas to keep my kids busy indoors. […]

Mommycon Chicago 2017

Mommycon Chicago 2017 March 3-5 As a mom, there is something super special about finding moms who connect over the same interests as you… and of course ALL moms have one interest in common… their kids! Mommycon is an event that is quite possibly my […]

Finger Paint Snowman Ornaments

Finger Paint Snowman Ornaments

Absolutely Adorable Finger Paint Snowman Ornaments These snowman ornaments are adorable, easy, and inexpensive! They would make amazing grandparent gifts! Grandmas love homemade gifts from their grand babies! Are you looking for the perfect gift for your child’s grandparent this year? Are you tight on […]

Super Easy Elf on the Shelf Hacks Every Parent Needs to Know

Super Easy Elf on the Shelf Hacks Every Parent Needs to Know

Super Easy Elf on the Shelf Hacks Every Parent Needs to Know  2 Super Easy Elf on the Shelf Hacks This is my third year of doing the Elf on the Shelf and I just realized the biggest life saving hack that every parent needs […]

Science for Preschoolers

Science for Preschoolers

Science for Preschoolers   Preschoolers are naturally curious beings – all that asking “why” all day long proves that point.  So when my little guy started asking me what science was, I tried to explain what I remember from my high school classes about a […]

Thanksgiving Traditions to Try This Year

Thanksgiving Traditions to Try This Year

Thanksgiving Traditions to Try This Year After my husband and I had kids we decided we wanted to try and incorporate our own family traditions into holidays.  The problem was we didn’t really have any.  Over the years of being together, we have developed some, […]

5 Unique ways to donate this year

5 Unique ways to donate this year

  I am trying to get into the holiday season this year by teaching my kids (especially my five year old) a little more about giving rather than getting. While that happens to be an extraordinarily difficult concept for my preschooler to grasp, together we […]