Gratitude Activity for Kids: Thankful Pumpkins

Do Not Throw Out Those Pumpkins! I hate waste!  After picking those pumpkins and carving some of them, we always have a few that are still sitting nicely outside.  I feel terrible just throwing them out??  Why not transition them into the Thanksgiving prep with a gratitude activity with your kids! This is a very simple activity that brings a lot of great conversations to the table throughout the Thanksgiving…

Quick and Easy Mask to Tighten Skin and Pores

      Mom time is very important, but it is always limited so I have to choose wisely.  I love going to spas…  They are too expensive to go to all the time, and it is a commitment to actually get there for an appointment!  I love watching DIY face mask/makeup videos to get an idea of how difficult it would be to ACTUALLY do it myself.  I…

How to Help Kids Cope with Big Emotions

    You never know when big emotions are going to creep up inside of you and change your day! We have a pretty good bedtime routine here.  It has been working and most times the boys sleep in their own beds without a problem.  I noticed the past two weeks or so there has been talk of monsters…  then shadows on the wall… then noises from the…

How to Survive Cold Season with Kids

This post contains affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, if you click through an affiliate link and make a purchase, I may make a small commission. No Way Around It! Germs!  Germs!  Germs!  I feel like we are surrounded. My kids ALWAYS have stuffy noses, runny noses, and little coughs. The winter can be a long few months for a mom!!  The picture above makes me smile…