How I Taught My Kids Perseverance by Forcing Them to Make Their Own Beds

How I taught my kids perseverance by forcing them to make their own beds

For some reason, when I’m doing my run, the first 7 minutes are the hardest.  I’m not exhausted.  I’m not sore.  I just don’t want to do it.  Maybe my body hasn’t started releasing endorphins yet? As I chug along, I tell myself, “No.  Persevere.  You can do this.  This is your running time.  You … Read more How I Taught My Kids Perseverance by Forcing Them to Make Their Own Beds

7 Busy Bags That Will Make a Great Christmas Present For Just a Couple Bucks

7 Busy Bags That Will Make a Great Christmas Present For Just a Couple Bucks

I LOVE busy bags! And you should too.  Why?  Because they’re an all-inclusive activity that helps teach your kid to clean up after himself.  They eliminate over-stimulation.  They increase focus and attention-span.  And they’re inexpensive (some are free!). So this Christmas, you might consider making or buying some busy bags for your toddler/pre-k child.  Here … Read more 7 Busy Bags That Will Make a Great Christmas Present For Just a Couple Bucks

How to Have a Delightful Christmas Shopping Experience

How to Have a Delightful Shopping Experience

Let’s take a break from all the election nonsense to think about something easy:  Christmas SHOPPING!!! I’m really not joking. Several years ago, as the grandparents and extended family started asking for Christmas ideas for the kids, I would panic.  It was a huge undertaking to figure out what to ask for and then how … Read more How to Have a Delightful Christmas Shopping Experience

When Your Baby Pulls Off the Crib Sheet

Disclaimer: Yep, there are affiliate links.  For stuff that I would recommend anyways.  If you buy from the affiliate links, Amazon will give me a TIIIIINY percentage from your order.  It’s your call, but it’s always appreciated! It’s one thing when your kid pulling off the crib sheet is an occasional annoyance. It’s totally different … Read more When Your Baby Pulls Off the Crib Sheet

We’re Back!

We're back from taking a blogging break!

Whew! It was a busy summer and busy back-to-school season. I obviously took a break from blogging. That’s the thing about being a momtrepreneur: you have to be willing to take breaks as needed–so I did. I hope you’re having a great fall! Let me know if there’s any topics you’d like to hear about! … Read more We’re Back!