What to do with kid art before it gets trashed

Kid art. It’s everywhere. But what do you do with all that kid art if you can’t bring yourself to throw it away? I have one son in kindergarten and my second son just started [...]


Tips For Saving Your Sanity When Christmas Gets Crazy

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The Elf on the Shelf Must Die

The time has come for Ruby, our Elf on the Shelf, to die. Or at least go away, lose her magic, skedaddle. Reason No. 1 The Elf Must Die I thought the whole Elf on the Shelf thing was cute a [...]


Easy Ornament Craft That Won’t Drive Moms Crazy

When it comes to crafts with kids, I hear so many mamas say they just aren’t creative. But here’s the thing, mamas, there are no rules!  There are no expectations. If the kids are [...]


How To Manage Christmas Gift Tantrums

Tantrums over Christmas presents? So you’re busy creating the perfect fairy tale Christmas for your children. You want to make memories for them that will last forever. The presents are wrapped [...]

Coping Tips For When You Feel Anxious About Change

Anxious about change? Try these coping tips There comes a time when things get uneasy, you start to feel like something has to change, or maybe its impending changes that make you feel anxious. [...]


I love breastfeeding, I hate breastfeeding

Breastfeeding a baby has been one of the most challenging experiences of my life, a true love-hate relationship, one that is understatedly complex and often drenched with emotions. The truth is, [...]

How To Save A Vacation Gone Wrong

When we plan our vacations, we don’t expect them to be “bad” vacations. We think of sunny skies, happy visits with friends and family, new adventures or the joy of revisiting [...]

Breakfast To Boost Your Mood: Mornings Part 4

Here we are, part 4 of Walking on Mom Mornings, the final post sharing tips to start your day with less stress, and today we’re talking breakfast. If you’ve been following along with the rest of [...]

Start A Gratitude Journal To Ease Stress: Mornings Part 3

Start a gratitude journal to ease stress Welcome to week 3 of Walking on Mom Mornings, a morning routine to start your day with less stress, including this week’s tips for showing you how [...]