How to Keep your Children's Hands out of their Mouth
April 21, 2020

Now, more than ever, with the outbreak of Covid-19, it is so important for everyone to keep their hands out of their mouth, their hands off their face, and to wash their hands. But this is not a habit than many of us are used to yet. We have to be more proactive about our health and find ways to avoid getting Covid-19. I found a product to keep the kids' hands busy and out of their mouth. ARK Therapeutic sells special need's writing tools, chewies and products for oral motor input and sensory stimulation. They also have products that help with hyper activeness and tools for autism. I've been told that they are both have symptoms of ADHD but I keep doing …

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8 Awesome Indoor Summer Activities for Kids
July 19, 2019

Just a few more weeks left of summer vacation and the boys are getting antsy! I don't know about you, but camp isn't feasible financially for the whole summer and I don't want my children to be away the whole time. Summers are meant to spend with the family, going on water park trips and road trips. But there are those days when we just want to pull our hair out and the kids a bored and we need to find activities indoors.  When it's 114 degrees outside - no one wants to play in that heat. I've found 8 awesome inside activities for the kids. Paper Plate Ocean Craft by FunMoneyMom.com My boys love any crafts that have any thing to do with the ocean …

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How to Make Wheat Free, Gluten Free Snacks for Kids
July 17, 2019

This post was sponsored by Blue Diamond® as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own My kids love making sandwiches out of crackers.  There's something about the ritual of making it.  They get excited about what they are going to put inside the sandwich and it becomes a step by step game for them. They also love the crunch! Sometimes, they get slight skin reactions from snacks that have wheat and gluten in them.  You don't know what you're buying when you get the premade processed stuff. But I found a way to get them to make these fun snack sandwiches by themselves using fresh ingredients that are wheat and gluten free. You shouldn't have to settle for …

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5 Essentials for New Mommies
June 26, 2019

Written by Emily McDaniel Summer is HERE!!!!  Eeeekkkk.... how in the world has the year gone by so fast that it’s summer already?  One minute my 5 year old was graduating from preschool and now she’s already in kindergarten camp.  While being on the go doing a slew of fun summer activities from recitals to dance camp; I have found these five essentials to get me through life that I just had to share with y’all!!! White Leaf Foods My 8 month old baby has been doing baby led feeding for about 2 months.  It’s so great and can be very messy.  I’m loving these biodynamic pouches that she can eat on the go with little mess.  It helps to incorporate some veggies that she hasn’t gotten the …

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How I Balance My Kid's Screen Time
January 25, 2019

This year is off to a great start and our family has so many new goals to accomplish for 2019! For myself, I have chosen to eat cleaner, do more reading, more exercise and spend more quality time with my boys. My boys have also started some new goals.  They get up with an alarm now, get dressed themselves AND make their beds.  Of course, you can't expect it to be done perfectly, but I give points for trying.  This has worked wonders for the kids.  It gives them a sense of duty and structure.  It has changed the tone of our morning routine immensely. The kids have also settled into playing with their Holiday toys and have chosen which ones they love, like the Fire HD …

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