The Best Subscription Boxes For Kids

Christmas is around the corner and I’m looking for any non toy related gifts ! One of the ideas I’ve come across is subscription boxes. There are so many options out there, and it something they can enjoy after Christmas! You could start your subscription in November or December so you could wrap the first…

Top 10 DIY Stocking Stuffers (For Kids!)

Halloween is over, so you know what that means…. Christmas! Oh yeah, thanksgiving too, but according to all the stores, it’s Christmas season already. So why not hop on here and list some amazing super cute stocking stuffer ideas! And most of these are simple DIY gifts! 1. Christmas Tree Crayons  Put all those…

You Don’t Find A Good Marriage. You Build One.

Cinderella meets Prince Charming, it’s love at first sight. He chases after her, finds her, marries her, they live happily ever after. But we live in the real world! We can’t honestly think it is that easy. And if it is that easy, you should probably be a little skeptical! Every relationship reaches a point…

Why You Should Get Your Kids Outside

We bought a house with woods behind it and it has been one of the best aspects about our new home. There is a trail that goes around the outside and my kids love walking and riding it. Along the way they pick flowers or leaves, find walking sticks and rocks they like. The dogs…

How To Be A Friend During Their Time Of Grief

Your friend just lost their spouse, their sibling, their spouse, their parent…. now what? How do you as a friend, be there for them during the grieving process? In this article you’ll find some helpful tips on how to still be their friend, though things might feel differently at the moment. This goes for friends,…

Toy Story Birthday Party

Affiliate links used in this post My daughter loves Toy Story! So when we started planning for her birthday party, we knew exactly what theme to go with!! I don’t go too over the top with birthday parties but I do like to make them affordable to cute! So here are some decently priced ideas!…

The Lost Art Of Common Sense Parenting

Affiliate links used in this post Parents these days rely on Sunday school teachers, youth pastors, school teachers and coaches to “raise” their kids. That’s just where we are at in the world today. When kids are at home, they watch tv and play video games. Then parents want to know why their kids grow…

One Year Old Gift Giving

Affiliate links used in this post My little cousin is about to turn one! So this has me thinking…. what were my kids’ into when they were one. What did people buy them, that I really loved?? Here is a list of perfect gifts for kiddo’s first birthdays! 1. DIAPERS! Okay so maybe not exciting……

Love Is A Choice

Love is a choice. This is something we don’t understand as teenagers as we “fall in love”. But this is something a lot of adults don’t understand as well. We often associate love with a feeling. Which is something we can’t afford to do, because feelings change. Feelings can also be based on chemical balance,…

Redshirting My 5 Year Old

Some of you will read this title and think it is sports related, some of you will wonder why this is a post about wearing a red shirt! But this is actually about why I decided not to send my five year old son to kindergarten. The term for this has been dubbed “redshirting”. Coming…