The Best Kid-Friendly Campgrounds in Michigan

Who else is ready to head out camping? I have some incredible kid-friendly campgrounds in Michigan to consider! I know that we are seriously excited to actually go TENT camping this year. The Best Kid-Friendly Campgrounds in Michigan After living in Texas for almost 10 years, I’m ready for cooler weather and less poisonous things. I’m…

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This past week, Smalls was home on Spring Break and I had both boys at home… alone… Need I say more? So of course, I had a mild panic attack and a flash forward to summer. Need it now? Skip to the coffee cake recipe here. Gluten Free Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake Recipe Because I work…

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Let’s start with some honesty, shall we? I kind of hate bananas. Like a lot. So I wasn’t the one asking for a banana dessert. That being said. ALL of the boys love, love, love bananas. Skip to the Chocolate Banana Chia Pudding Recipe. Chocolate Banana Chia Pudding Recipe I think they may need their…

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I’m doing the Whole30 this month, but that doesn’t mean that my kids have to (they certainly weren’t thrilled when I asked them). So I’ve been working on finding a happy middle ground for all of us. I’m already prepping meals for myself (I’m eating lots of eggs-hard boiled, egg and bacon cups, and even…

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Can you believe Christmas is only a few days away? I know! I’m still in total denial that I’m going to have to stop listening to Christmas music on January 8th (if you grew up Catholic you’ll totally understand)  We’ve got the presents all wrapped up, though The Baby (who is now 3!!) did a…

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Protein Packed Black Bean Dip

My kids hate vegetables. How about yours? I’ve been working hard to hide veggies in, well, everything so that they can have a semblance of a balanced diet. Y’all. Being a mom is hard work! Add to that trying to diet, lose weight, get healthy, and it’s enough to make even the calmest person scream.…

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4 Ways To Ensure Your Kids Are Eating Healthy

We all grew up hearing that you are what you eat. As children, this meant little to us; we would have been perfectly happen to become Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups or a giant jelly bean. Now, as a parent, you probably feel that karma has come to get you as you battle your own child’s…

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Do you worry that your kids won't eat the lunch you've packed them? Use these 4 fail-proof tips to make sure that those lunch boxes come home empty!

I realize that it’s July still, but Smalls starts Kinder this year. While we are going to continue to homeschool, we also have the opportunity for him to participate in an amazing homeschool supplement program three days a week. He is absolutely thrilled. Mostly because that means he gets to use his Planetbox again. Make Lunch…

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Looking for something fun to do before school starts? Enter to win 2 free tickets to LEGO KidsFest Austin for the opening night from BreaGettingFit!

Smalls absolutely loves LEGO®. Maybe more than he loves me. And that’s saying a lot. The kid always picks LEGO brick sets as prizes when he visits Texas Children’s Hematology Clinic after his poke and Pentamidine. I’m pretty sure that we have enough LEGO bricks to build a replica of NYC…. At least he comes by…

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Is your baby ready to start solids? If so, consider baby led weaning. It's safe, fun, and your baby gets to experience real food right away!

I’m feeling slightly sentimental since The Baby’s first birthday. Yup. He’s not a baby anymore…. So rather than cry about it (I’ve done enough of that this month!), I figured I’d reminisce. Because…well, he’s my last baby! *sniff* I have had a lot of moms ask me about starting solids, and many are surprised to…

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