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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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

Life with babies and kids gets messy. Try this DIY stain remover for baby clothes using 3 simple ingredients to save your cute clothing items from ruin!

Healthy Homemade Baby Food with Raw Ingredients

Healthy Homemade Baby Food with Raw Ingredients

On busy days is definitely tempting to throw a bunch of junk food in your grocery cart that doesn’t require cooking or peeling. It’s also tempting to buy your baby those tiny tubs of baby food, and I have bought them on several occasions. The other day I loaded 10 tiny tubs of baby food into my shopping basket, only to look down and evaluate the small amount of baby food I was paying $12 for. I put the baby food tubs back, went to the produce aisle, and instead spent about $15 on a whole acorn squash, a bunch of bananas, several sweet potatoes, apples, and whole carrots. I got a lot of fresh produce for my $15 and best of all, my baby got to enjoy healthy baby food purees that were straight from raw fruits and veggies packed with nutrients and even a little fiber. Happy baby!
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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!

Whip up these homemade baby food combinations packed with wholesome ingredients such as kale and quinoa. This baby food is healthy, delicious and budget-friendly!

How To Organize Baby Clothes

How To Organize Baby Clothes

Does your house feel like an endless mess of baby clothes, accessories, kids’ shoes and toys? We’ve had to get creative to organize baby clothes. These crafty ideas for organizing baby clothes and accessories can easily help cut the clutter! Many of these DIY baby clothes storage ideas are easy to make from recycled or re-purposed items. Moms will have fun customizing these creative ways to organize baby clothes.

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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

Here are some fun family projects that we did to make the time go a little faster while waiting for our new baby to arrive! I tried to make each day of waiting fun for myself and my other kids.

Best Case Scenario Hilarious Family Moments

Best Case Scenario Hilarious Family Moments

Danielle Guenther captures hilariously posed parenting moments with her lifestyle photo-series, “Best Case Scenario”. We can definitely relate! Enter the world of parenting where the unexpected happens and chaos is considered the norm, and where the sweet cuddles and sticky kisses outweigh everything else by the end of the day.
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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.