Teach Your Kids Code With Dash Robot – Top STEM Toy

When dad works in technology, his kids naturally want to follow in his footsteps. Our daughters are fascinated with tech and love games that teach them to code – just like dad. Since coding continues to reach every profession (even mom had to teach herself basic coding to run this site), we encourage our girls […]

How To Teach Kids Internet Safety Rules

When it comes to Internet safety and kids, one cannot be too careful. I have good kids. The kind who don’t go looking for trouble, and for that I am extremely grateful. But even when you don’t go looking for it, trouble can find you on the Internet. Especially if you are young, naive and impressionable. So how […]

When It Comes To Diapers, Don’t Do This…

It was 11 pm, and my husband was out of town when I realized that I just used the last diaper in the house. I am a stockpiler by nature, but between being sick and having two other children I just didn’t get around to stockpiling diapers this time like I did last time. I […]

Free Flamingo Printable Fabulous Gift Tag

Is there anything more summery than a flamingo wearing sunglasses? I think not! Flamingos are everywhere this time of year, and when I learned that they were my daughter’s teacher’s favorite animal I had to make her an end of the year gift tag with a flamingo. Since flamingos and teachers are fabulous I had […]

Find Your Housekeeper, Nanny, Pet Sitter And More At Care.com

I ended a 6-year relationship with my housekeeping service today. It’s been headed that way for months, but today was the last straw. With three kids (including a newborn), a full-time business, summer and a general dislike for cleaning — I am on the hunt again for a cleaning service. Talk about perfect timing, I […]

Disney’s Beauty And The Beast Summer Reading Program

I have a 9-year-old who is an avid reader. She is perfectly happy to spend her days with her nose stuck in a book like a certain Disney princess. So she was beside herself with excitement to learn about Disney’s Beauty And The Beast Summer Reading Program. Not only does it include a great list of […]

New School Laundry – Teach Your Kids To Do Laundry

Laundry day is a family affair in our house. Everyone pitches in to help, and I do mean everyone – even the baby has a job to do. We’ve been doing laundry together for so long, our process is a well-oiled machine. Like everything else, teaching by example when they are little is the key to teach your kids to […]

Thank You For Helping Me Grow Free Printable (Us Version Too!)

It’s that time of year again. Time to thank the teachers who work hard each day to make sure our students learn and grow. This year I decided to give my daughter’s teachers a plant, and I had to make a cute printable to go with it. If you are looking for an easy gift, […]

Summer Screen Time Rules Printable

Kids everywhere are rejoicing – the end of the school year is near! But as much as I love the lazy days of summer, I find myself constantly searching for ideas to keep my kids entertained and avoid the dreaded summer slump. This year we will head into summer armed with new Summer Express workbooks […]

My First Mother’s Day As A Mom Of Three

We always planned for two kids. Two daughters, more precisely. In our minds, that was the image of our family of four. But when my youngest was about 18 months old, my image of our family began to change. I had a new picture in my mind, a family of five.