Expectations While Expecting
Pregnancy

Expectations While Expecting

Becoming pregnant can be one of the most special times in someones life. There are, however, a lot of changes in your body during pregnancy that you should be aware of. Pregnancy care information will be readily available from your obstetrician and you should abide by the recommendations provided to ensure you have a comfortable…

Spanish Chicken and Rice Soup
Recipes

Spanish Chicken and Rice Soup

What a heatwave this has been. With no end in sight to the scorching temperatures, This Spanish Chicken and Rice Soup is absolutely perfect for the family. This Spanish Chicken and Rice Soup is amazing when you are using a  slow cooker. No heat! No worry, just prep it, set it and walk away to…

Prepping for Twins: Baby Products
Pregnancy | Twins

Prepping for Twins: Baby Products

The last few weeks I’ve spent crazily ordering all the baby things. After our last baby, Mia we got rid of everything because we were done having kids. Of course, that would happen right? And of course, twins! Just my luck! Well, I’ve had a ton of fun Prepping for twins buying baby products and…

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes
Recipes

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes

Are you looking for a delicious and easy side dish? These Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes are a perfect choice! Even the kids love them! In most places, spring is in full swing but here where we live it’s still been really cold and we’ve been craving hearty, comfortable meals around here! These slow cooker sweet…

Morning Sickness: Causes and Cures
Pregnancy

Morning Sickness: Causes and Cures

Morning sickness is often the first sign of pregnancy, as it can start as early as 2 weeks after conception. Despite the name, the sufferer can feel ill at any time of the day, although as an empty stomach is thought to be one of the triggers then mornings are a common time for it…

10 Ideas to Keep Kids Busy at Home
Parenting | Tips

10 Ideas to Keep Kids Busy at Home

Kids. You love them, but they’ll drive you crazy if you let them. It’s not easy to deal with your children each and every day when you’re used to them being at school for 40 hours each week. Having them at home is a significant challenge. You hate to see them sit in front of…

3 Effective Strategies for Parenting an ADHD Child
ADHD | Parenting

3 Effective Strategies for Parenting an ADHD Child

Does your child have ADHD? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a common childhood mental health disorder that affects about 5% of children in America, according to the American Psychiatric Association. However, the diagnosis of ADHD has been on the rise for the last several years and it’s an issue that parents, educators, and…

Pineapple Avocado Smoothie
Recipes

Pineapple Avocado Smoothie

It’s finally May, and that means in some parts the weather is turning more like Spring, of course not where I live. It’s still pretty cold here and we’ve had quite a bit of rain but that doesn’t stop me! This delicious and oh so easy Pineapple Avocado Smoothie is a family hit, the kids…

Prenatal Vitamins – Are They Necessary?
Pregnancy

Prenatal Vitamins – Are They Necessary?

The answer to this question seems to depend on whom you ask. Some say prenatal vitamins are essential; others blow them off completely. In the middle are those who believe prenatal vitamins should be taken by only some women (smokers, vegetarians, etc.). Here are some thoughts and suggestions about this unresolved subject. The Controversy Some…