Written by: Alice    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. No really just yesterday, in our front yard, but some days do seem longer than others…  The bus arrives and I walk out, happy to be […]

Homemade Lightsabers!


So, you’ve decided to take on the challenge of cooking with your kids after being inspired from reading our article discussing all the benefits it yields. But, if you’re a bit like me, regardless of the positive outcomes, you may still be envisioning […]

7 Tips for Stress Free Cooking with Kids



Yesterday, I overheard an interesting conversation between my 5-year-old son and my husband. My son said that he wished he knew how to do magic tricks because “that would be really cool”. My husbands response was great. He said that […]

Cooking With My Kids: 10 Awesome Outcomes


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Before I make the following gripe about all my dirty clothes and laundry, I first want to acknowledge how truly thankful I am that we have…clothes to wear every day. I was about to say clean clothes but that would […]

Dirty Clothes and Laundry


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I’m going to let you in on a little secret: toddlers throw tantrums over just about everything. Now, you may be thinking, “that’s not a secret, lady. Everyone knows this.” That’s what I thought, too. However, I have come to the […]

News Flash: Toddlers Throw Tantrums



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I can’t help myself. I don’t know if I have permanent mommy-brain, if it’s the raging hormones from having 4 kids in the past 5 years, or if this is just me as a mom (yikes), but I make no […]

Confessions of a Conflicted Mommy


Entertain Kids for Hours with This! Create a fun and easy Scavenger hunt that will truly entertain kids for hours! The idea for a scavenger hunt came about this past Christmas Eve when I wanted to start a new family tradition. […]

Entertain Kids for Hours with This!


traveling with kids
Special update: Now it’s even easier to find and share playgrounds wherever you go with our new, FREE Playground Finder iPhone App. Download it today! Here’s an awesome idea: spend 2 weeks driving cross-country with a 5-year-old, a 3-year-old, a 2-year-old, and a […]

Traveling with kids: 5 successful ways to keep kids entertained



Who doesn’t love a good snow day where you get to stay home from work and school all snuggled up by the fire, drinking hot cocoa, and watching your favorite movie as snow quietly falls outside your window? Aaahhh, so […]

Snow Day Workout with Kids



Call it mommy brain, scatter-brained, whatever; but, I have a tendency to overlook some seemingly obvious parenting solutions that could make life a lot less stressful. Recently, however, I have discovered some helpful tricks for handling life with four children […]

Duh! Common Sense Tips for Parents