HELP! How to Survive Last Minute House Guests!

  Behind the Scenes I am admitting something right now!  I am the worst LAST MINUTE person ever!  I love planning things and knowing what is on the agenda to be prepared!  I love having parties and entertaining, but I have trouble even surviving last minute guests!  My husband LOVES to tell me that someone is dropping by.  WHAT???  Are they staying for dinner?  Do they have children with them…

5 New Ideas for a Summer Bucket List with Kids

  I absolutely love the Summer!  There are so many wonderful things to do outside!  This year is different because my boys are used to going to school a few days a week.  We are transitioning into being home together more.  I want to have a lot of ideas ready to go to make sure we make the most of our time together!  The Summer Bucket List includes activities for…

Children’s Books That Promote Healthy Eating Habits

  Eating healthy has always been important to me.  I do eat my fair share of ‘treats’ but I try to eat many healthy items each day.  Since I have had my boys, I have noticed how much of an example my eating habits are on their eating.  Reading aloud and cooking together has really helped our eating habits!  So let’s read, cook, and eat healthy…

The Best Books About Being a Good Friend

I am so thankful for the friendships in my life!  Being a good friend is extremely important to me!  I teach my children to be kind and loyal friends.  These habits can stay with you through your childhood and adult years.  When I go to parent teacher meetings or listen to other parents, the way they speak about the kindness of my children is what stays with me.  Reading about…