Category: Mommy Life

Teach Kids to Have Happy Hearts with Simple Jobs

Teach Kids to Have Happy Hearts with Simple Jobs

Teaching young kids unselfish habits is so helpful to make daily routines go smoothly. When I give my kids special jobs throughout our day, it’s easier for them to stay on task, be respectful and have fun at the same time!

Fashionable Gear for New Moms

Fashionable Gear for New Moms

The best thing you can do to prepare for a new baby is to stock up on essential gear for making the baby days a little easier. Covered Goods makes it simple and comfortable to breastfeed your baby with their airy and discrete nursing covers made from gorgeous fabrics.

The Hidden Side of Forgiveness

The Hidden Side of Forgiveness

In mommy life, how often do we hear “Mommy, will you forgive me?” during the course of a week? If I’m training my children to recognize their faults and practice humility, I will hopefully hear this phrase at least a few times a week. Days get busy, children disobey, attitudes flare up and mommies can get frustrated too. I often have to ask my kids for forgiveness for my own attitude. It’s important for us moms to teach our kids by example how to deal with their emotions, identify their wrongs and seek forgiveness to make their relationships right again. But how can we effectively do this?

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Tips to Make the Infant Days Easier

Tips to Make the Infant Days Easier

Bringing home a newborn is momentous occasion and the start of a very busy stage of life. These baby essentials are helpful for both momma and baby to enjoy the newborn stage.

How to Be Real In Your Friendships

How to Be Real In Your Friendships

I’ve been thinking about whether I’m “real” in my friendships. I suspect what you are thinking, can moms in the midst of parenting young children have deep friendships? I’ve found it helpful to make a “Check List” to pursue quality friendships and be open in a way that lets me get to know who other moms are.

Best Stain Remover For Baby Clothes

Best Stain Remover For Baby Clothes

Have you ever had an absolutely adorable baby outfit ruined by that yellow baby spit-up stain? How about a diaper blow out? Removing tough stains can be tricky but this homemade stain remover for baby clothes has worked wonders for me! DIY baby stain remover is very easy to make and uses common ingredients most people already have on hand. Save this awesome stain remover recipe if you have babies or kids. Life gets messy and you’re going to need a reliable stain remover!

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Healthy Homemade Baby Food with Raw Ingredients

Healthy Homemade Baby Food with Raw Ingredients

Making your own healthy and fresh baby food requires a bit of planning but it’s completely worth it!

My Hospital Bag Checklist

My Hospital Bag Checklist

Here’s a look at what I have in my ready-to-go hospital bag the second time around and some tips for packing a hospital bag for yourself.

Homemade Baby Food with Quinoa!

Homemade Baby Food with Quinoa!

Homemade baby food can be a wonderfully affordable and healthy mealtime option for your baby, especially when packed with wholesome ingredients like kale and quinoa! Here are four tasty combinations we came up with using the healthy grain quinoa.

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How To Organize Baby Clothes

How To Organize Baby Clothes

Many of these DIY baby clothes storage ideas are easy to make from recycled or re-purposed items. Check out these fun clothing organization hacks!

5 Ways To Cherish Your Child’s Heart

5 Ways To Cherish Your Child’s Heart

Moms are an important source of guidance, correction and comfort for their kids. Here are some tips I use to navigate family life and respond to my kids’ emotions.

12 Days of Awaiting Baby

12 Days of Awaiting Baby

Hours can feel like days and days like weeks when you’re waiting for a new little bundle of joy. Such has been the case for me this month as our family waited for the arrival of our third child. I tried to make each day fun for myself and my other kids by doing a special activity or project. Here are some of our 12 Days of Awaiting Baby projects to make the time go faster and help us enjoy every final moment as a family of four.

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Best Case Scenario Hilarious Family Moments

Best Case Scenario Hilarious Family Moments

These hilariously captured photos show the real world of parenting, where the unexpected happens and chaos is considered the norm.

Darling Modern Baby Shower Ideas

Darling Modern Baby Shower Ideas

We love this modern baby shower for a little man, decorated with darling onesies, re-purposed frappuccino bottles, and a “wish basket” interactive party activity.