Tag: kids

The 4 Back-to-School Traditions Our Family Loves

The 4 Back-to-School Traditions Our Family Loves

It’s one of my favorite times of the year!!  Back to school season is upon us! Of course, this does mean an end to the lazy days of summer, but let’s be honest.  By the middle of August, we’ve gone on vacation and swim team […]

When You Go On Vacation, Leave the Lice at Home.

When You Go On Vacation, Leave the Lice at Home.

You would think that taking two parents, four kids, five suitcases, and a booster seat all the way to Texas for vacation would have been enough, right?  But imagine, if you will, that you also brought along a whole lot more…creatures…than you bargained for.

Mom’s Deep Dish Pizza-ish

Mom’s Deep Dish Pizza-ish

Sorry it’s been kind of quiet around here in the Food section of the ol’ blog.  Summertime is not one of my favorite times of year to do a lot of actual cooking.  We tend to eat a lot of grilled meats and thrown-together salads […]

Is Summer Vacation Over YET?!

Oh, July.  With your billion degree temperatures, million percent humidity, and promise of school starting next month.  You make me so nostalgic for the glory days of May.  Way back when it wasn’t so hot and the kids were in school and we had some […]

Of Bandaids and Boo-boos

I don’t know about you, but 4th of July weekend always seems to keep me hopping with the first aid kit.  From sunburns to scraped knees, bug bites to sparkler burns, my kids are constantly looking to me to patch up their hurts and kiss […]

Works of Mercy & Multi-packs of Undies

Works of Mercy & Multi-packs of Undies

June feels a little early to be worrying about back-to-school shopping, doesn’t it? You’re just settling into a good summer routine and the kids are growing like weeds. That summer rain and sunshine and copious amounts of chlorine are working in their systems and each […]

The Morning They All Grew and Changed

The Morning They All Grew and Changed

Have you ever experienced that when your kids get up in the morning and it’s like they are bigger than they were the night before? Sometimes along this journey of motherhood I am honestly shocked by the ways my kids have grown and changed.  When […]

What to Do With All the Art Projects?!

What to Do With All the Art Projects?!

Drowning in Art Moms!!  What do we even do with all of the precious masterpieces our kiddos bring home from school?  If your kids are anything like mine, they bring home these amazing wonders of paper, paint, and glue and expect you to keep them […]

A Florida Mom’s Summertime Prayer

A Florida Mom’s Summertime Prayer

I took my four kids and my second son’s best friend (who I usually refer to as my extra 5th bonus kid) to our local beach hangout this morning.  While they were all playing and I was kicking back in my blue beach chair, I […]

Boring Dining Room to GREAT Kids’ Room!

Boring Dining Room to GREAT Kids’ Room!

Otherwise known as… We Finally Use that Room in Our House Now! Just FYI…this post contains affiliate links.  If you buy anything after clicking through from here, I earn a few cents.  Thanks! We have lived in our house for almost six and a half […]