The perfect breakfast Valentines Day food – a HEART-y breakfast made with lots of heart! This Valentines Day breakfast is perfect for showing your Valentine and family how much you care for them without putting in a ton of work to make it. Everything can be made in 20 minutes or less with little to no extra prep work. Don’t worry about waking up early to make the perfect breakfast of Valentines Day food – this hearty breakfast can be totally made in the oven while you brew the coffee.
Non candy school valentine ideas are a fun way for your kids to give Valentine cards at school without all of the sugar or allergy concerns. All of these are easy, DIY school Valentine’s that any kid would love to give OR receive and have free printables to get you going. Don’t spend money on those cheesy character Valentine cards – make your own homemade school valentines this year! [Read more…]
Self care tips are something all moms can use – these self care tips are written specifically with moms in mind. Self care doesn’t have to take a huge time commitment – you can take care of your mental and emotional health simply by devoting small snippets of time to improving your own well being. By valuing yourself, you are training those around you that you also need self care. Use these simple self care tips to get you on the right track.
Struggling to get your toddler to brush his teeth without a battle? These tips and methods will help yu get your toddler to brush his teeth!
For a long time, I dreaded the twice a day tooth brushing I had to give Ryan. It was a hassle. It was an argument. Sometimes I would get kicked in the face. Sometimes I lost my cool. Sometimes Ryan ended up crying. Sometimes I ended up crying.
At 3, my independent little boy no longer wanted to sit still while I brushed his teeth. He also didn’t want to brush them himself. (or, if he did, it was so begrudgingly and half-done that it was as if he hadn’t done it at all.) So we would spend sometimes 30 minutes trying to brush his teeth to my satisfaction.
Sometimes I let amateur brushing slide.
Until I stumbled upon a few ways of brushing his teeth that actually worked and without the tantrums.
Looking so an easy way to bring fun to dinner time? This Under the Sea Fish Stick Dinner is super simple and uses kid-friendly fish sticks to make dinner one to remember!
When I was a kid, my dad would tell us that when he was little, he would make up stories about his food, creating intricate dioramas and narrating the whole thing. He made mashed potato volcanoes with gravy lava, broccoli trees, and demolition sites out of meatloaf.
I should also note that I don’t actually see this happening, or more importantly, my grandmother allowing this to happen. But that’s neither here nor there.
It was a fun way for him to encourage us to actually eat dinner. My brother was a picky eater and I was just a pain – I can only imagine how painful dinner time was with us as kids. My boys can be total pains and they’re 21 months apart – my brother and I liked to ‘out-difficult’ each other and we are 15 months apart. No. Thank. You.