FREE PRINTABLE: A Simple Weekly To-Do Planner For Kids

Free Kids Weekly Planner

One of the things I really suck at as a parent is keeping a schedule. It’s just not in my nature, well it’s not now since I work for myself. Back in the corporate days, everything was scheduled – now…. not so much. Throw in 4 kids, virtual schooling, sports, church and life —- we have CHAOS! So in order … Read More

Creating a Word of the Year

word of the year

Have you created a word of the year for yourself? Do it. Let’s talk about this because while I TOTALLY SUCK at New Year’s resolutions – this one thing I kept doing all of last year and it really help me focus. So last year, I chose the word INTENTIONAL. I wanted to be more intentional with my kids, husband, … Read More

The Time Taylor Swift Won The Internet (AGAIN)

taylor swiftmas

My daughter is a huge Taylor Swift fan. She is 11 and thinks Taylor hung the moon. After watching this video, I agree. When I was 11-years-old, I was fawning after NKOTB (New Kids on The Block.. duh) and Bel Biv Devoe (that girl is POISON). I can’t say that they were terrible influences — but definitely not positive role … Read More

The Annual Christmas Pajamas Photo

christmas pajamas photo

I mentioned in our Christmas Traditions post that Christmas pajamas was an annual theme when it comes to our family. It’s a family tradition that the kids are use to and it’s so nice come Christmas morning all the kids matching for photos. (Read 7 photos you must take on Christmas morning.) This year, I was totally late buying Christmas … Read More

I Survived Christmas Eve Service With My Kids

Christmas Eve Service

I’ve been doing this parenting thing for over a decade now and while I like to think I am a care-free parent, there is ONE annual event that sends me into hyper-active helicopter mom mode….. Christmas Eve Church Service. At our church, child care is open for kids under 3. All kids over, are invited to “big church” so that … Read More