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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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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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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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The Best Tips for Working Moms from Working Moms

The Best Tips for Working Moms from Working Moms

Wearer of many hats. Juggler of all the schedules. Taskmaster. Expert on the flamingo pose while holding a squirmy infant.  You are a working mom, and the world is on your shoulders. Mothers are great employees because of our attention of detail, dedication, and family values, but we do have a lot of information and tasks to keep up with, and it isn’t feasible to be at 100% everywhere. I have rounded up the best tips written by other working moms to help working moms in our struggles, our daily lives, to help us master our to-do lists gracefully. Working Moms […]

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Tips to Help your Toddler Develop Language Skills

Tips to Help your Toddler Develop Language Skills

Language skills are essential to your child’s future. Strong communication skills can help children manage their emotions, develop healthy relationships, and succeed professionally. As a parent, you can accelerate and enhance their verbal development by the way you interact with your child. Read on for tips on how to help your toddler develop language skills. How can I help my child develop language skills? Many studies show that talking and reading with children from an early age helps them to increase their vocabulary and other verbal abilities. Follow these practical tips full of simple and fun activities to help develop language skills in […]

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How To Stay Organized When Working Full-Time

How To Stay Organized When Working Full-Time

  Being a working mom has become a norm in today’s society. Mothers that have children under 18 participate in the workforce at whopping 70% and over 75% of those working mothers work full time. The statistics on women working and earning degrees in higher education continues to rise every year, we’re basically taking over the world 😉 Having kids and working is a lot to manage. It can be overwhelming at times because you are constantly on go and it feels like it doesn’t slow down as the kids continue to grow. Being organized will help you stay sane and […]

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Lucky Clover St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Lucky Clover St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers

My son’s favorite color seems to be green lately, and it used to be yellow when he was a younger toddler. So the holiday of St. Patrick’s day is quite perfect, with the green and gold theme, for us to do a fun craft together. Coffee Filter Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day Activity Since we had such a fun and easy time making Valentine’s day craft using coffee filters, I decided we’d do something similar for our St. Patty’s day craft. My son loves to glue, and so I figured glitter glue would really get him excited. I was right! Supplies: […]

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How To Stay Organized With A Household Binder

How To Stay Organized With A Household Binder

    We use it almost every day.  We know where to find it.  We love how it keeps us organized.  What am I talking about?!  Our Household Binder of course 🙂 We established our Household Binder about 6 years ago and haven’t looked back since.  How we stayed organized without it is a question that still goes unanswered.  It has become such an incredible resource and gets used almost daily.  It has certainly evolved throughout the years from category tabs to the size of the binder, those change as our family needs change.   How To Stay Organized with a […]

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Get Organized for Tax Season

Get Organized for Tax Season

The first month of the year has come and gone, giving us the opportunity to recover from the holidays. Next comes another stressful time of the year. It is a time of gathering documents and counting up your children. It is a time when Mothers who gave birth in early January may wish they had given birth on December 31st instead. Do you know what time it is?  I’m talking about tax season. This could either be a painful time or a time to celebrate – depending on whether you owe the IRS money, or if you’re getting a refund. […]

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