Homemade DIY Massaging Shampoo Bar Recipe

I freaking love shampoo bars, don’t you? I feel like I use less product than with liquid shampoo, but I also feel like it’s a really fun way to shampoo your hair. Especially if you have kids. My boys both LOVE shampoo bars, and they actually bathe more frequently (read: without me threatening early bedtime)…

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Easy School Lunches

This post is sponsored by Pepperidge Farm, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. It’s almost time for the kids to go back to school. I’m not going to lie-I’m doing a happy dance. Well, while I look for easy school lunch ideas that is. Easy School Lunch Ideas Because this year, both…

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the best probiotic for kids

So. This weekend, Smalls and I went rounds about his food choices. I try to keep healthy foods in the house and send him a lunch, but when I was emptying his backpack I discovered some not so great (IMHO) trades that he had made with classmates. I need to keep his digestive system healthy…

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Fun Things To Do Over Spring Break in Houston, Texas

Raise your hand if the idea of your kids being home from school for a week is terrifying. I’m right there with you, mama. That’s why I have a plan full of fun things to do over spring break in Houston, Texas. Fun Things To Do Over Spring Break in Houston, Texas Next week Smalls…

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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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Essential Oil Roller Bottle Blends For Kids

I’ve been using oils on my kids for years-which is a miracle since I didn’t discover roller bottles until fairly recently. If you’ve ever tried to mix carrier oil with a single drop (or two) of essential oil while your kid is trying to run away from you, you understand why roller bottles are so…

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This is a sponsored post. So. you want to grab a quick bite-I totally get it, but the options with kid-friendly menus seems to be limited to those places with play structures and deep fried everything. At least, it used to be. After school last week, the boys were starving. Not just hungry-they were being…

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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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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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the day i became that mom

Today’s post weighs heavily on me, partially because it proves that I’m not perfect (HA!), but also because my child was the cause of someone else’s pain. I’m not a perfect parent, but I do try to teach Smalls empathy, kindness, and that revenge is best served cold (or not at all). Today, I’m THAT…

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