Teaching Thankfulness To Kids

Thanksgiving is here and what better of an opportunity for teaching kids thankfulness than now!? Today I’m going to share with you some fun gratitude teaching activities along with a fun printable game I created to get the kids going for some Thanksgiving fun. Thanksgiving isn’t the only time of year that one should be …

20 Best Educational Gifts For Kids

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links I’m back this week with a list of my top 20 Best Educational Gifts for kids, the second installment of my 2019 holiday gift guide series. It can get tricky shopping for kids, so I’ve gone ahead and broken down these gifts and categorized them by age. I think it’s safe to say …

Why Going On Vacation WITHOUT Kids Is A Good Thing

This past spring was nothing short of monumental, for I embarked on a journey that stood as not only a milestone, but as a life changing experience I get to cherish forever. For some people this is the normal, but for individuals like myself who barely have enough time to escape for a shower, this …

How I Feed My Family Of 8 Without Going Broke!

The Winning Meal Plan That Saved Our Pockets ( And Time!) We often get asked, “how on earth do you feed THAT many people without going completely broke!?!? For a while, I didn’t have an answer to that because we WERE going broke, week after week. With my boys and girls growing at a rapid …

5 Big Family Challenges and How I Overcome Them

If you’ve stumbled across my little blog, chances are you’re a fellow mom like myself. You’ve also probably figured out by now that this wonderful job called parenting is one heck of a job. It goes without saying that parenting and nurturing a big family definitely comes with a unique set of challenges. As a …

12 Things Moms Of Many Constantly Hear And What We Really Want To Say

If you’ve ever been out and about with your entire bunch, then I’m sure at some point in time you’ve been blessed with an array of interesting comments from strangers. I’m not going to lie, some of the comments I’ve received have tickled me pink. But, there are times when the comments just don’t sit …

How To Keep Your Sanity When Raising A Big Family- 5 Simple Step So You Can Too!

“Oh my goodness, you have your hands full!”. “How do you keep your sanity when raising a big family!?” is the most common question we get from anyone we encounter while out and about with our rather large brood. Some smile and converse in awe while some, like the woman in passing today, get stuck …