How to Help Your Kids Love Reading
Kids | Tips

How to Help Your Kids Love Reading

When you help your kids to love reading, you provide a gift that will enrich their personal and professional lives for years to come. Even though teachers play an important role, parents are a child’s first teachers. To nurture the love of books, parents should begin reading to their children as soon as possible. Consider…

DIY Mini Kids Travel Kit
DIY | Kids

DIY Mini Kids Travel Kit

Car trips or bus rides make for a long and boring time for a toddler or preschooler. It also makes those a little older very cranky! Recently, I decided to make a Mini Kids Travel Entertainment Kit that’s both easy and cheap to make! We don’t have a car and neither my husband nor myself…

Kids Summer Safety Tips
Kids | Kids safety

Kids Summer Safety Tips

The kids have been home for 5 months straight now and I’m sure we’re all going crazy. I know, I could use a good break right about now, but it isn’t an option for most of us so we just truck along. I for one know some days are better than others and know where…

Coping With the Passing of a Family Pet
Kids | Pets

Coping With the Passing of a Family Pet

In my household, pets are a huge part of our family. Over the years we’ve built up a good amount of pets, with 3 dogs, 2 cats, a guinea pig, and a bird. 10 days ago, we had 3 cats. Our beautiful cat Tigger had been refusing to eat his normal food for about a…

Experiences vs Gifts for Birthdays
Family | Kids

Experiences vs Gifts for Birthdays

As a child, when you think of your birthday coming up, all you can think about is the gifts you are looking forward to receiving from your friends and family. Once you reach adulthood, you start to realize that your memories are much more important to you than gifts that you had for no longer…

Outside Play With Globber Scooters
Kids

Outside Play With Globber Scooters

Disclosure: This post is in partnership with Globber Scooter. As always, opinions are all my own. As parents we are focused on making sure our kids get good grades, making sure they get to school on time, they brush their teeth, and their homework is done daily. But, something I’ve noticed is not everyone feels…