Paper Plate Rain Cloud Toddler Craft to Promote Fine Motor Skills

Paper Plate Rain Cloud Toddler Craft to Promote Fine Motor Skills

I came up with this fun rain cloud toddler craft as a follow up to our paper plate spider activity due to my toddler’s obsession with the Itsy Bitsy Spider song. I figured since the rain in the song is an interesting topic, why not make a fun activity he can do and we can pretend its raining on the spider. I know, I know, the things mom life reduces you into haha! Paper Plate Rain Cloud Toddler Craft Activity This craft/activity includes different skills and lets your child practice various new abilities. These include: cutting, gluing, and stringing.   […]

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Reasons Why Your Child Should Eat Ginger

Reasons Why Your Child Should Eat Ginger

4 Reasons Why Your Kid Should Eat Ginger   Home remedies have been used as an alternative form of treatment for many ailments for generations. However, keep in mind, even though most natural alternatives are safe for your child to consume, some are too potent for them to be considered safe. This is why it’s so important only to use those that are regularly tested and have been proved effective due to scientific studies. For example, ginger is one of the most common home remedies that can be used to treat a number of health conditions. In fact, it has […]

Posted February 12, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 4 Comments
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How to Keep Your Toddler Busy When It’s Too Cold to Go Outside

How to Keep Your Toddler Busy When It’s Too Cold to Go Outside

As a parent, winter break doesn’t feel like much of a break at all. But for parents of school-age kids, it’s a struggle that’s over in a matter of weeks. When you have toddlers and preschoolers, on the other hand, you have to find ways to keep them happy through to spring — which, when you’re in the depths of January, seems impossibly far away. But keeping your little ones entertained doesn’t have to mean bundling up to brave the cold or spending tons of money on outings. With technology, you can keep your young children entertained even when it’s […]

Posted February 8, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, , / 0 Comments
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Is your Toddler Obsessed with The Itsy Bitsy Spider song?

Is your Toddler Obsessed with The Itsy Bitsy Spider song?

There was a time when my toddler would cry out: “Mommy, spider!” and I would scream “where??” Now, I know he is demanding the song, and not informing me that a creepy crawly is about to get me. But what do you do when your toddler is obsessed with the Itsy Bitsy Spider song? You give in and play along, of course! First I want to give props to my friend for her inspiring post, what to do when your toddler is obsessed with the Daddy Finger song. Mine is crazy about that one as well, see? But nothing is […]

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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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Cirque Italia, an Exciting Show for the Whole Family #CirqueItalia

Cirque Italia, an Exciting Show for the Whole Family #CirqueItalia

Disclosure: I’ve partnered with Bloggin’ Mamas & Cirque Italia to share this upcoming tour stop with my readers, and am being compensated for this partnership. All opinions expressed are my own. This weekend, hubby and I attended Cirque Italia at Barton Creek Square in Austin, TX.  I was super excited for this blog-related opportunity for hubby and me to have a fun date event. Cirque Italia is an Aquatic Spectacular You don’t have to travel to Las Vegas to enjoy an exciting production with water fountain, contortionists, and acrobats. Cirque Italia now has two traveling shows and the Silver Unit is touring […]

Posted February 4, 2018 by Julie in Entertainment, Reviews, Sponsored, / 0 Comments
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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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5 Things Working Moms Can do for Stress Relief

5 Things Working Moms Can do for Stress Relief

  If you feel your home environment is a bit stressed out lately and your children find you worried and irritated mostly, it’s good to give yourself a way to check on your stress and get some relief.  Here are five mom stress-busting tips which can help you. See which one of these is good according to your needs. The great part is that some of these can be done with your children so they would get to learn some of your stress management skills too! 5 Things Working Moms Can Do For Best Stress Relief You have to learn what […]

Posted January 31, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Working Mom, / 3 Comments
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Come See Cirque Italia in Austin #CirqueItalia

Come See Cirque Italia in Austin #CirqueItalia

Disclosure: I’ve partnered with Bloggin’ Mamas & Cirque Italia to share this upcoming tour stop with my readers, and am being compensated for this partnership. All opinions expressed are my own. This weekend, I am excited to attend Cirque Italia at Barton Creek Square. I’m super excited for this blog-related opportunity for hubby and me to have a fun date event. Cirque Italia now has two traveling shows and the Silver Unit is coming to Austin, TX! (Houston and San Antonio friends, it is coming to you next!) With its state of the art technology, it’s sure to be a […]

Posted January 30, 2018 by Julie in Entertainment, Sponsored, Time-Sensitive, / 0 Comments
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A Mother in India shares her Child Care Experience

A Mother in India shares her Child Care Experience

A typical Indian Bollywood movie would have to believe that Indian mother-in-laws and daughter-in-laws are forever at logger heads! While there is a grain of truth in there somewhere, most of the time it is as functional or as emotional as any other familial bond. Indian family systems Indian family system is a little different than an American or British one. We sometimes have two to three generations living together under the same roof. Eating from the same kitchen, communal bathrooms and cousins are sometimes even lumped together in the same bedrooms! Yes, it’s a madhouse at times and with so […]

Posted January 29, 2018 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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