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A Bedtime Routine with Baby you can take on the Road

A Bedtime Routine with Baby you can take on the Road

I have been compensated by JOHNSON’S® Baby for this post; however, I am sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own.   Becoming a parent is a wonderful and chaotic journey, where everything changes day-to-day but you do your best to keep your life as normal as it was before. This means continuing your regular family trips and visits, even though you have an extra passenger (with quite a bit of extra luggage). Developing a good bedtime routine with your baby is key, and important to establish at home while schedules are normal. Then this established routine can be […]

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Time Calculator: How Much Free Time Do You Really Have?

Time Calculator: How Much Free Time Do You Really Have?

Do you Know How Much Free Time You Really Have?   If you’re like most people (myself included – I get it), you’ve probably convinced yourself that you don’t have enough time. Whether it’s time to start a new business, set new fitness goals, *cough* clean the house… we often give up before we even start because we believe it’s just not possible to fit into our busy lives. I get it. Mom life is Busy with a capital B. But, if you sit down and really look at your schedule, you’d be surprised at just how much time you really do […]

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Valentine’s Day Activities your Toddlers and Preschoolers will Love

Valentine’s Day Activities your Toddlers and Preschoolers will Love

Valentine’s day is about love in general. It can be shared with your spouse (I did get proposed to around Valentine’s day). It is called Galentine’s for the single ladies who get together and have a girl’s night. And it can also be a fun way to teach a young child about love and caring for each other. There’s something about calendar holidays that make us want to do fun activities with our toddlers! Here are two fun valentine’s day activities you can do with your toddler or preschooler right now with supplies you likely already have on hand.  I […]

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Your Easy Guide to Creating a Family Meal Plan

Your Easy Guide to Creating a Family Meal Plan

We all need to eat, but why is meal time always such a stressful time? You know if you just had a plan you could follow, evenings would flow more smoothly. But do you know how to create a monthly meal plan for your family? How to Create a Family Meal Plan Creating a family meal plan is exactly that, making a plan. A plan can be as simple or as complex as you want to make it, so let’s dive in.   What is the first step in creating a family meal plan? I love simplicity and thrive on […]

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How to set the Best SMART Goals and Resolutions for 2018

How to set the Best SMART Goals and Resolutions for 2018

How to set the Best 2018 Goals and Resolutions, the SMART way A new year is a perfect time to re-evaluate your goals, think about what worked for the previous year, and brainstorm new goals and hopes for the year ahead. Setting and Planning to Achieve Your 2018 Goals An important step in the goal-setting process is to look at the big picture and scale back. Think about where you want to be in life, in business, etc., in the next six months. Think of a handful of areas you want to improve, and how you want to improve on […]

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Thanksgiving Activities to Entertain your Kids While You Eat + Download a FREE Worksheet

Thanksgiving Activities to Entertain your Kids While You Eat + Download a FREE Worksheet

Thanksgiving is a day to get together with family, share a wonderful meal, and talk about gratitude. But little kids may want some more activities to do since they won’t be sitting around and eating all day like us (lazy) grown-ups. So here I have collected a few fun activities kids can do to partake in the celebration without getting bored.   Thanksgiving Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers I have a Thanksgiving printable I have been given to share with you! Click the image to download the full-size. Preschoolers will work on focus and fine motor skills with this Thanksgiving-themed maze […]

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Morning Routine Tips for Busy Moms that Will Make You an Organized Rockstar

Morning Routine Tips for Busy Moms that Will Make You an Organized Rockstar

Inside: Rock your busy mom morning routine with these organization tips!  I see it every morning. I know what you’re going through. Rushing to get out the door. Already running late. Checking the traffic report and dreading the drive ahead. The toddler just doesn’t want to put on his shoes or leave his latest obsession: the measuring spoons. The fussing and “hurry up” and stress that happens every day. Mornings are rough enough as a working mom. Not only do we have to get ourselves ready but we also need to get the children up, dressed, and fed.     Get […]

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How to Create a Monthly Budget Like a Boss (with Printable)

How to Create a Monthly Budget Like a Boss (with Printable)

The more you make, the less you seem to keep. Do you have this problem, too? Why is money so hard to hold onto? It certainly requires being organized, planning ahead, and having a good budget in place. But do you know how to create a monthly budget? Many of us make an attempt at a budget, but then unexpected things creep up or holidays and birthdays happen, and our good intentions go out the window. There’s always something that is getting our attention and wanting us to buy it, take it home, and live with us. We live in […]

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140 Simple and Amazing Learning Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

140 Simple and Amazing Learning Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

As a busy working mom, I just don’t have the time to come up with intricate and exciting learning activities for my toddler. It is one of my sources of mom guilt, but there is just not enough time in the day, nor do I have the energy left by the time the weekend rolls around. Many stay at home moms take their sweet babies to children’s museums and playgrounds and libraries for toddler time and have the toddlers practice fine motor skills. Us working moms, though, we just do the best we can on weekends – when most of these […]

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300+ Amazing Ideas for Frugal Family Fun

300+ Amazing Ideas for Frugal Family Fun

Join me on a nostalgic journey for a minute and let’s think back to our childhood. Do you remember spending time with your parents (and siblings if you have any) just doing something together as a family? Do you remember going to the park, or the zoo? Family vacations? Trips to the beach, or the lake? I recall so many moments; vague as these memories have become over the years, I still remember the general feeling of family joy and bonding. I would love to create these types of memories with my family now as we grow together and enjoy […]

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