Hacks For Getting The Kids To Sleep Through The Night

Hacks For Getting The Kids To Sleep Through The Night One of the biggest torture devices of parenthood is sleepless nights. From the moment you bring your baby home from the hospital until they are of preschool age, you don’t sleep. The only way that you can get some shut eye as a parent, especially a parent of young children, is to take the night shifts one at a time and try and snatch sleep where you can. The trouble with the phrase … [Read more...]

Five Ways To Stay Healthy On Your Winter Wonderland Vacation

Five Ways To Stay Healthy On Your Winter Wonderland Vacation Most of us know that it can be quite the challenge to maintain a healthy diet during a vacation. If you’re spending your holiday in a sunny, tropical location, then lots of lounging on the beach plus those sugary mix drinks can leave you with a few extra pounds. A winter vacation, however, may be just as risky to a healthy routine, especially when you’re hiding under layers of … [Read more...]

CVS App Makes Shopping Quick & Easy | Curbside Pickup

CVS App Makes Shopping Quick & Easy | Curbside Pickup I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about #BetterHealthMadeEasy and how to #FindYourHealthy. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers.   When my two older children were small I always hated running errands. It never failed that they would … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky Welcome to Monday Morning Link Up! This is a great way to spread the word about your giveaways and find a few to enter as well! The rules are simple: 1) Giveaways must be family friendly 2) Check out a few giveaways for yourself! (there is no obligation to enter any) … [Read more...]

Skip the Stress with Holiday Shopping at Your Local CVS

Skip the Stress with Holiday Shopping at Your Local CVS I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about #BetterHealthMadeEasy and how to #FindYourHealthy. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers. Holiday shopping can be a stressful chore if you let it. I've found, though, that by shopping smart I can skip … [Read more...]

Easy Ways to Improve Your Morning

Easy Ways to Improve Your Morning Whether you wake up early for work or to make sure your kids get to school on time, mornings can be a drag. Even if you got enough sleep the night before, you still might resent the feeling of waking up to the screeching of an alarm clock. You might even consider yourself a morning person but still struggle with bad mornings every once in a while. Here are some easy ways to improve your morning so your day gets … [Read more...]

Buying vs. Building a Home: Advantages and Disadvantages of Each

Buying vs. Building a Home: Advantages and Disadvantages of Each It’s one of the oldest questions around when it comes to real estate: Should you buy or build a home? The answer isn’t always cut and dry. There are definite advantages and disadvantages to both approaches. Here are a few things worth keeping in mind if you’re deciding whether to buy or build your next home. What’s Your Timeline? Time is a huge factor in determining if you … [Read more...]

Five Effective Ways to Sneak in a Workout

Five Effective Ways to Sneak in a Workout As a parent, finding time to exercise can be a challenge. Often, we know what we have to do to get healthy but don’t know how to allocate the time into our busy schedules. Fortunately, it is simpler than you might think. Here are five effective ways to sneak in a workout, while working toward building a consistent exercise routine. Use the Dose Effect to Your Advantage You may have heard … [Read more...]

Seven of the Best Toys for Getting Kids Playing Outdoors

Seven of the Best Toys for Getting Kids Playing Outdoors With so many screens vying for kids’ attention, it’s no surprise that outdoor activity is on the decline among children. It’s reached the point that kids spend less time outdoors than prisoners. A survey from Unilever asked 12,000 parents about their children’s outdoor play. The survey revealed that children only spend about an hour a day outside. The health concerns over children’s … [Read more...]

25 Elf on the Shelf Ideas Your Kids Will Love

25 Elf on the Shelf Ideas Your Kids Will Love Elf on the Shelf has become on the biggest internet sensations this century. Parents near and far have brought these magical creatures into their home to wreck havoc during the night and bring order during the day. I’m assuming you’ve jumped on the Elf on the Shelf bandwagon, but has your idea pool run dry? Have no fear! We’ve searched the web to find 25 Elf on the Shelf ideas that your … [Read more...]