6 Ways To Help Kids Get Excited For Kindergarten

This post is sponsored by General Mills and Nestle™, but all opinions are my own. In less than two weeks, my little girl starts Kindergarten. Typing that out is pretty surreal, because that whole “time is a thief” cliche people … Continue reading

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Fostering: Great for Pets, Great for Kids

In our age of digital everything, parents are often desperate for ideas for activities that will tear their kids’ attention away from their electronics. One great option may be as close as the… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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A Fun End-of-School-Year Interview for Kids

For the last couple of years, I’ve been using a list of questions I put together for my now 5 year-old-daughter to ask her on the first and last day of school. When I initially shared it here, it received … Continue reading

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12 Adorable Kids Swimsuits Under $18

1. Gold Ruffled Bikini ($ 17.99)   |   2. Yellow Flounce Bikini ($ 17.99)   |   3. Rainbow Bikini ($ 12.99)   |   4. Coral Striped Swimsuit ($ 5.99)    |   5. Striped Ruffled Swimsuit ($ 12.99)   |   6. Heart One-Piece Swimsuit ($ 5.99)   |   7. … Continue reading

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The Tales of Tofu: Encouraging My Kids To Be Whatever They Want to Be

Thank you House Foods for sponsoring this post. My kids are always talking about what they want to be when they grow up. My three year old son mostly just wants to be a dinosaur, but my daughter has several … Continue reading

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AKC Launches AKC B.A.R.K. Program to Get Kids Excited About Reading

From The Dog Lady’s mailbag: The AKC B.A.R.K (Be A Reading Kid) Program is a program designed to get children excited about reading. The goal of the AKC B.A.R.K Program is to provide children with a fun, educationally enriching experience … Continue reading

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10 Holiday Traditions My Kids Love

Thank you Amazon for sponsoring this post. Give the gift of reading this holiday season with Prime Book Box! When I think back to the holidays of my childhood, it is the family traditions that stand out most in my … Continue reading

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Practicing Daily Gratitude With Your Kids

Last week, I posted the top photo above on my Instagram, with the following caption: “Every morning when Essley wakes up, I ask her to tell me one thing for which she’s grateful. She’s like her mama (we don’t enjoy … Continue reading

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A Fun Start of School Year Interview For Kids

Last year on Essley’s first day of preschool, I shared a fun “interview” (right here) I put together with questions to ask little ones on their first and last days of school each year. The post received a lot of … Continue reading

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An Fun End of School Year Interview for Kids

Some of you might remember at the beginning of this school year when I shared a fun “interview” I put together with questions for Essley, with intentions of asking her the same questions on the last day of school (which … Continue reading

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