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How to Naturally Wash Laundry for Messy Kids

How to Naturally Wash Laundry for Messy Kids

Mommy Life comes with lots of laundry! I like using natural laundry products that are safe for my family and effective at removing stains left by messy kids. See what we thought of Molly’s Suds laundry products and try out our fun homemade fingerpaint activity for kids!

Clean with Lemon + Keep Produce Fresh

Clean with Lemon + Keep Produce Fresh

Fresh lemon is a great basic kitchen essential for cooking and Eco-friendly cleaning — the natural acidity found in lemon is tangy and ideal for degreasing! Plus, keep lemons fresh and delicious in Rubbermaid FreshWorks produce containers.

How to Talk to Kids about Distressing News Headlines

How to Talk to Kids about Distressing News Headlines

When tough news hits the headlines, it can be tempting to gloss it over or hide the facts, especially when talking with children. As soon as my husband and I started talking about the recent Las Vegas shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival which left 59 people dead and hundreds injured, my daughter had questions. “What happened, Mommy? What did a bad guy do?” It can be challenging for parents to know how much to share and in which manner. Here are some ideas for how to share hard news with your kids.

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5 Ways to Make the Fall Feel Festive

5 Ways to Make the Fall Feel Festive

We all have our favorite seasons and I love things about all of them. We had a lovely summer this year with some family travel and lots of backyard play, but now I’m ready for fall! Here are some things our family has already done to make the changing of the seasons feel festive and fun!

Fabulous Fall Fashion Tips for Moms

Fabulous Fall Fashion Tips for Moms

It’s almost fall! I love the changing seasons and opportunity to break out cozy weather accessories. A wardrobe change doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. You can achieve a fresh new look, new accessories and even new hair with these budget-friendly tips.

Mudpies ~ Easy No-Bake Cookies Recipe

Mudpies ~ Easy No-Bake Cookies Recipe

I am a firm believer in hands-on play time and letting kids get dirty. Around here we spend as much time outdoors as possible exploring and imagining. I have a 3 year old boy so we do a lot of playing with dirt, mud, rocks and trucks. My son also loves helping me hands-on in the kitchen, which is a different mind of mess. We love making these healthier, easy no-bake cookies that we like to call “Mudpies” for a fun dirt-themed treat that is refined sugar-free and dairy-free!

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5 Simple Kids’ Routine Ideas

5 Simple Kids’ Routine Ideas

Simple routines are helpful to schedule your day so kids know what to expect when they wake up. I’m excited to share my tips for our family routine that help create happier days and feature Coco & Kiwi’s fabulous mini tassel throws!

5 Ways to Simplify Your Morning Routine

5 Ways to Simplify Your Morning Routine

An organized life is often a happier life. It’s easy to take simple steps towards structuring your day for success, starting with when you first wake up! T

Mommy Fashion & Beauty Basics

Mommy Fashion & Beauty Basics

Mommy fashion can be pretty and stylish without requiring a ton of your precious time. Do you struggle with getting your kids dressed and yourself dressed too? I’m in the stage of life where I have to have help from my husband to get the kids ready when we are going somewhere, otherwise no one gets out the door! I’m also the person who absolutely can’t leave the house unless I’ve done my makeup (mascara and everything), because not doing so makes me feel partially dressed. I’ve found ways to maintain my style standards and beauty routine even in the midst of caring for 3 young children who need so much attention. A low-key hair routine, 5 simple go-to makeup products, and a few cute wardrobe basics are all I need to feel presentable and stylish.

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for All Ages

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for All Ages

I love celebrating Valentine’s Day with my kids and family. Here are some of our top picks for Valentine’s Day gift giving to celebrate this special day!

Mommy Wish List & Holiday Gift Ideas

Mommy Wish List & Holiday Gift Ideas

These mommy gift ideas include fun extras for stylish home decorating, luxurious products for making a mommy feel pampered, and fun toys any mom would love.

Rides & Water Slides

Rides & Water Slides

First time at an amusement park! Our little miss even went on the big wooden roller coaster!

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Mommy Life Video – Cuddles, Messes, and Giggles

Mommy Life Video – Cuddles, Messes, and Giggles

Life with kids is busy, messy and rewarding! Mommy life isn’t a walk in the park but it’s totally worth it and full of surprises and memories.

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.