I share this every September/October, and I will continue to share until all the stories have a different narrative and a different ending.
Cooking with Kids: Discover the joys of family bonding and education in the kitchen. Explore diverse cuisines, embrace messiness, and create lifelong memories.
Discover the secrets to achieving work-life balance as a work-at-home mom. Practical tips and strategies for juggling career, family, and personal time. Create a more harmonious and fulfilling life today.
Create and establish a morning routine that helps everyone feel calm, organized, and starts the day with an “Ok, we got this!” spirit that can set the tone for the rest of the day.
Moms juggle so many tasks and responsibilities every single day. If you aren’t spending your time wisely most of the day, you probably aren’t getting much done. Making small, manageable changes can keep you moving, productive at your job, and really help the whole family be happier and calmer.
While the list of life skills we should teach our children is long, these 7 are key and will serve them well forever.
Opening this fall, American Leadership Academy in Lexington, SC has piqued the interest of thousands of parents around town.
Years overdue post! What is a blue fishing day? Blue fishing days are those days where … it’s wild. Where did this legend come from? How to deal with them? We got you!
Have questions about Lexington’s new charter school? We did, too. This is a compilation of information from our research of ALA, Core Knowledge, charter schools in SC, and more.
Lists can help you hold on to memories from the past. Some help you learn from life lessons in the past & present. Others help you grow & you plan your future. 25 prompts to get that genius creativity flowing!
Quality time can be hard to fit in. Learn why it’s key, fun day date adventures around town, easy ideas for at-home dates after the kids go to bed.
Especially in the south, fall means football. Chili Cheese Dip is fantastic (and easy) to make on Game Day.
We’ve all been there. It can be embarrassing, frustrating, and even a little bit scary. Simple tips, to help handle toddler meltdowns like a pro.
There are many important things to consider when voting in a local election. We’ve got you covered with information to research the roles, candidates, and local issues on the ballot and directions on how to register and vote in Lexington, SC.
Being a work-at-home mom has a lot of benefits, but it’s also difficult to get work done with little ones running around. Tips to minimize interruptions while you’re trying to work.
Wondering what to do before, during, and after your child’s parent teacher conference? These tips will help make the most of the meeting.
Is it time to rejoice and ditch the diapers?! Potty training can be daunting for toddlers and parents alike. With some preparation and patience, it doesn’t have to be a giant, scary challenge.
Beyond tips for getting organized and tools to gather, it’s really important is having a sense of clarity so that your children can start the school year off with an advantage.
Tips to tidy everything up, make your bathroom less “oh my” & more relaxing oasis. And so that you can actually find what you’re looking for (and maybe even have some room to breathe).
With dozens of benefits for child development, far beyond strength & will last for years, 21 reasons why gymnastics is amazing and helps kids in the gym, in school, in life.
Running for Moms is a guide to getting started, benefits and motivation for running after you have kids.
It takes about a week for kids to adjust to time changes, but with a little work, you can make those six or seven days much calmer.
(More than) 7 practical tips to help you get moving and stay moving that fit into even the busiest mom days.
How do you tackle what seems like an absolutely ginormous, overwhelming task that is decluttering? The same way you eat an elephant: one bite at a time.
Depression is a serious but common mental illness that affects many people, including teens. What you should look for if you think your teenager might have depression so you can help them get treatment before they develop more serious issues.
Start the morning off by fueling your body with more than coffee, sugar, and creamer, a Cold Brew Smoothie w/ Banana is an easy and delicious choice.
Want to start a journal? Or maybe, like me, “want” isn’t quite the right word. Maybe you have heard of the benefits that writing daily can provide and have decided to give it a shot.
“Pops of color”, there’s a reason it’s a thing. It really does work to add some happy to your world without breaking the bank or your back.
Understanding the basics of how to stock your pantry on a budget makes it seem less overwhelming which is the first step to actually doing it.
What do you hope to accomplish this summer? It’s about more than just the kids. It’s about the whole family and YOU! Create an intentional plan to make the most of your summer.
Gettin’ Fancy French Toast Casserole is an easy french toast casserole great for holidays and lazy mornings. Prepare the night before. Refrigerate overnight. Then all you have to do is pop it in the oven in the morning.
Spring Break is only a few weeks away with summer vacation right behind it. The opportunity for road trips is (finally) looking pretty darn good. Traveling with kids can be … um … character building. Being mindful of age appropriateness, safety and common sense, here are 9 of my favorite things to throw in the car on a road trip:
We left the house without the electronics last week. This wasn’t a quick trip to the store, so I wasn’t surprised when the kid got a bit squirrely. What’s a mom to do?
Maybe it is just me, but I see posts every day about car seat safety that are heavy on the topic of harness car seats and light on booster seats. Granted “big kids” are sturdier than babies. However, using booster seats properly and long enough is just as important. And I see far more people rushing…
Your teen thinks, “FREEDOM!” You think of everything else. We’ve got 5 things to make sure your kids know when before they start driving.
Screen time can be a struggle for parents. Knowing what’s age appropriate will help you make decisions for your child and family.
Dr. Vartanian answers some of the most common questions from new parents. The best thing you can give your baby at this age is love; you cannot spoil a baby! There are many resources available to help support new moms, and your pediatrician can be one of the best.
No question is too small.
Having emergency supplies in your car is like preparing for any other emergency. You pray you never need them, but you are really glad to have them if this is an emergency.
A mom asked for tips on getting her kids to eat more veggies & ideas for hiding the veggies in food. After some research & talking to several moms, here’s a list of tips that seem to be the most successful.