Kids

The Definitive Guide To Reducing Kids Sugar Intake

The Definitive Guide To Reducing Kids Sugar Intake

      Sugar and Children’s Health Sugar is probably my least favorite of the food evils.  It causes behavioral issues, rots our children’s teeth and seems to be an addiction for them, but there are worse things happening beneath the surface that makes it […]

The Ultimate Mermaid Gift Guide for Girls

The Ultimate Mermaid Gift Guide for Girls

Who doesn’t love mermaids?  Mermaids have grown in popularity since the early 1990’s when the original “Little Mermaid” debuted.   Today’s hottest mermaid trend is the fabulous color combination of teal and purple with sequins and sparkle thrown in. Mermaids are universally loved by girls of all […]

Top STEM Gifts for Christmas this year

Top STEM Gifts for Christmas this year

  STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) gifts are great for Christmas since they encourage your children to learn while they play.  Here are ten great ideas for some STEM gifts for under the tree this year.     Osmo Genius Kit for iPad ~ Learn […]

20 Awesome Ideas for the “Big” Christmas Gift

20 Awesome Ideas for the “Big” Christmas Gift

Santa always brings that one “Big” gift!  You know, the one that the parents always save for last to open.  “Big” doesn’t always mean size.  It may just be the one thing the kids are really wishing for, or maybe something they are not expecting.  […]

Gift guide for girls – Mermaids, Unicorns & Fairies

Gift guide for girls – Mermaids, Unicorns & Fairies

  If your daughter is anything like mine, she loves everything mermaids, unicorns, and fairies!  She and I have curated a list of mermaid gifts, unicorn gifts, and fairy gifts that she would love to have as Christmas presents and your girls probably do too! […]

10 Thanksgiving tradition ideas you can start with your family

10 Thanksgiving tradition ideas you can start with your family

  Thanksgiving is a time for spending time with family, giving thanks, and thinking about others.  Family traditions are how we teach our kids to pass these values on for generations to come.  If you don’t have any traditions its never too late to start. […]

The Stomach Bug – My secret remedy to stop it! (Activated Charcoal)

The Stomach Bug – My secret remedy to stop it! (Activated Charcoal)

The Stomach Bug Activated charcoal is my secret to stopping the stomach bug in it’s tracks!  When the stomach virus (stomach flu or stomach bug or gastroenteritis) is visiting your home, and you need to kick it out immediately there are lots of ways to […]

Silly kids songs you can ask Alexa to play

Silly kids songs you can ask Alexa to play

  Warning: reading this blog post could lead to catchy silly kids songs being stuck in your head for days and maybe weeks.   Let’s face it, sometimes you just need a silly song playing loudly to inject some immediate FUN into your home.  “Family […]

What to do with school papers – Ditch the clutter!

What to do with school papers – Ditch the clutter!

Do you dread the mounds of school papers piling up on your kitchen counters, but struggle to part with them?  Keep reading for a great idea on what to do with school papers…   Ask yourself this question first ~ If my child were 30 […]

5 easy ways to cut sugar from your kid’s diet

5 easy ways to cut sugar from your kid’s diet

  Sugar is probably my least favorite of the food evils.  It causes behavioral issues, rots my children’s teeth and seems to be an addiction for them.  In fact, the American Heart Association claims that children 2-18 should have a daily sugar intake of less […]