Category: Family

Easy Overnight Breakfast and Brunch Recipes you can Wake Up to this Mother’s Day

Easy Overnight Breakfast and Brunch Recipes you can Wake Up to this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day does not usually mean a day off for mom, but it should! At least we should be allowed to sleep in and wake up to a delicious breakfast that we didn’t have to prepare, am I right? If you’re asking yourself “how can mom wake up to brunch already cooked?” then this roundup is for YOU! Here are some great recipes for overnight breakfasts that you can prep the night before and enjoy the next morning, well-rested. You know you’ll love these easy overnight breakfast and brunch recipes you can wake up to this Mother’s day!   Slow […]

Posted April 16, 2018 by Julie in Family, Food, TopPosts, , , / 0 Comments
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Autism Awareness Month Book Focusing on Welcoming Special Needs Children

Autism Awareness Month Book Focusing on Welcoming Special Needs Children

April is Autism Awareness Month and we did a special story time at home to help educate my little one on being inclusive and playing nicely with all children. I received a complimentary copy of this book as part of the campaign to raise awareness. The book we read is called . This title is about a little girl named Princess Penelope, and her playdate with a classmate with autism spectrum disorder. The purpose of this campaign is to create awareness on inclusivity and welcoming special needs children in our community. This book is geared towards both families and parents of special needs […]

Posted April 10, 2018 by Julie in Parenting, Reviews, / 0 Comments
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Earth Day Toddler and Preschooler Crafts

Earth Day Toddler and Preschooler Crafts

We are so excited that spring is here! The flowers are blooming and the Earth is looking lovely. So we wanted to share some fun kid crafts we can all try to celebrate Earth Day and spring! Earth Day Paper Plate Toddler Craft I love doing paper plate crafts with my toddler! They are always easy ’cause that’s how I roll and he enjoys them. Supplies: Paper Plates Blue and green or tissue paper Scissors () Glue Newspaper or packing paper for a mess-free workspace Steps: We did this one as a two-part project. First, we cut up green and […]

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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Milkology Breastfeeding Classes

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Milkology Breastfeeding Classes

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Stacey, who started a Lactation education business called Milkology! You know I believe that breastfeeding moms will hugely behefit from the aid of a lactation consultant, and I feel the same way about taking breastfeeding classes while pregnant. I’m glad I did!   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Hello!  My name is Stacey Stewart and I live in Charleston, SC with my husband and 3 kids. I’m a Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) […]

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The Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers

The Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Older toddlers and preschoolers are in a very special part of their lives – everything is a toy, it is always playtime, and everywhere is an opportunity to learn.  Being this age is so much fun, and learning through play is the best way to build young minds. Giving toddlers and preschoolers educational toys also keeps them occupied longer as these are active toys that engage their imaginations and they don’t get bored as quickly as with passive toys. So not only is the little one learning and benefiting, mom gets a break, too. Win-win! Here are some wonderful educational […]

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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Black Streak Kitchen (Cook with Comics) Family Cooking Classes

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Black Streak Kitchen (Cook with Comics) Family Cooking Classes

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and entrepreneurs about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Black Streak Entertainment.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? We are Terry and Justin Raimey and we run Black Streak Entertainment. We’ve always been fans of comics and animation, so we decided to start our own brand within that space. As kids growing up in the 90’s we wrote our own stories, created characters, and drew our own comics, so establishing Black […]

Posted March 20, 2018 by Julie in Family, Food, Work, / 0 Comments
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5 Healthy Habits You Should Make Your Kids Learn

5 Healthy Habits You Should Make Your Kids Learn

5 Healthy Habits to Teach your Kids As a parent, you pass more than inherited qualities down to your kids. Children get your habits as well — both healthy and unhealthy. Show your children you think about them by teaching them these amazing lifetime healthy habits. These habits are really beneficial for your children’s mind, body, and soul. Habit 1: Have breakfast on time Having breakfast early in the morning every day may help them continue this habit when they get older. Breakfast is crucial for your children to have a good day at school. Show them that a healthy […]

Posted March 19, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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Easter Crafts and Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Easter Crafts and Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Springtime is so great for exploring and learning about the world around us. It is finally warming up. It is finally bright and beautiful. So we want to play with bright and fun colors in our toddler and preschooler activities. And of course, everything Easter is bright and fun. Here are some fun and easy Easter activities to do with your kids, and at the end, I’ve included a roundup of more ideas from my friends around the interwebz.   Chromatography Coffee Filter Easter Eggs Supplies: Scissors Water Small cups or containers How to play: Cut your coffee filters into […]

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Fun Spring Activities to Help Your Child Develop Motor Skills

Fun Spring Activities to Help Your Child Develop Motor Skills

Spring has sprung, and your energetic toddler or preschooler is ready to play in the warming weather!  Both of you have been cooped up inside all winter, staying warm but contained.  With the temperature on the rise, more activities for toddlers and young children present themselves.  Why not take advantage of it to help them develop their fine motor skills? Fine motor skills refer to the more concentrated efforts we make to maneuver through everyday life.  Some of the most important tasks that require fine motor skills include writing and using flatware for eating, so strengthening the muscles that perform […]

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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Komae- the Babysitting Exchange App

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Komae- the Babysitting Exchange App

I am enjoying interviewing professionals and mom bosses about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Audrey Wallace & Amy Husted who started an app to help moms, called Komae.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I have a working-mom confession. Last year I loaded up my kids to take them to school on the first day back after Christmas break. The problem was, the lights were off and the doors were locked because school didn’t actually start until the […]

Posted March 12, 2018 by Julie in Parenting, Work, Working Mom, / 0 Comments
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