Things People Say to Moms of Twins

Something I heard the other day made me remember how often people say things like this to twin moms. I’ve heard this one a time or two over the years and it always annoyed me. I’m sure it mostly comes from a good place, but you…

Create a Paint Smash Monster Puppet

Halloween is one of our favorite holidays and we love doing Halloween-themed crafts together. We recently made paint smash monster puppets and had so much fun with them! The kids really enjoyed mixing the paint colors, smashing the paint and adding features to the silly monster faces and played…

Parenting Truth

Nothing good ever comes from your preschooler leading you towards the bathroom while saying, “mommy, I need to show you something&#8221…

25 Clean-Eating Slow Cooker Recipes

I am a huge slow cooker fan. Anything that helps cut out dinner prep time, while still producing delicious food is a winner in my book! One struggle I’ve had with finding new slow cooker recipes is that so many use heavily processed foods (condensed soups are the most…

School Lunch Ideas for Picky Eaters

With our twin girls starting kindergarten this year and me working from home, I made the decision to *try* to do packed lunches for them every day. I love the idea of being able to customize their meals to include healthy(ish) things they like and will actually eat. I…

Mom Random Thought

Sometimes I don’t know if I should be in awe of, frustrated or terrified by my kids’ negotiation skills…

80 Hilarious Jokes for Kids (and Families)

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter.” Charles Dickens Our children, my husband and I definitely have a shared sense of humor and laugh regularly together as a family. It always brings a huge smile to my face when I make our kiddos laugh…

5 Best Preschool Math Toys

Working with preschoolers with interactive and age-appropriate toys to develop math skills is an excellent way to prepare them for kindergarten and establish a fundamental love of learning. There are many great educational math toys out there, but most of our favorites are ones that have stood the test…

Morning Wake-up Workout: 10 Minute Workout for Busy Moms

To help get me going for the day (especially on weekdays when my morning includes getting myself and three kiddos ready, fed and remembering everything else they need for the day), I like to get started with a quick cardio boost. I do best with a consistent routine right before…

6 Simple Steps to a Healthier Lifestyle

Historically, I’ve not been very consistent with my fitness routine. I’m either all in, eating healthy with a rigid nutrition plan (as much as it pains me to admit it, I’ve really enjoyed following the Whole30 program) and working out regularly, or I let life happen and…