It’s May and for a lot of us that means exciting travel plans with the family! Whether it’s a quick road trip or a bigger adventure, here are 10 packing tips to make traveling with kiddos a little easier! 5 Must-haves 1. Snack bags We all know the importance of snacks when traveling, even if […]
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West Des Moines is located at the crossroads of Interstates 35 and 80. With easy access to I-235 and 80/35, its convenient location makes it a great location wherever you may work or play. This is a sponsored post brought to you by Ingrid Williams.
Sophia is officially in the “big kids” club. Her chubby baby cheeks have diminished and her arms and legs are taking on that awkward, gangly stage most kids endure during their school-aged years. As much as I miss those chubby cheeks and sweet, baby moments- every stage and every age is even better than the […]
It’s MARCH! That means warmer weather (most days) and for most of you mamas, cleaning winter clothes out of your kids’ closets and replacing it with spring gear! If you’re like me, this chore may not be your favorite, but seeing all the great spring kid’s fashion that is hitting stores, is really fun! These […]
As moms we may feel like we are constantly pouring from an empty cup. We are stretched thin and sometimes feel as though we are being pulled in a hundred different directions. It’s easy for self care to get bumped to the bottom of our priority list. Taking care of ourselves becomes a foreign concept […]
Dear Husband, This stage of life we’re in, it’s hard huh?! It can be exhausting and sometimes we argue about decisions, specifically- parenting ones. At the end of the day, we both collapse on the couch after putting the kiddos to bed, and more often than not, we both fall into our own separate activities […]
Some of you may have already conquered your list and are done shopping, but for those who are doing a little last minute shopping- here are a few ideas for everybody in your family! The giveaway was provided by Erin Condren. All thoughts and opinions are our own.
Do you have a picky eater? Does your kid refuse to touch anything green? Or does she only eat one or two things? Google “How can I get my picky eater to eat more?” and you will be bombarded by articles giving you advice on how to get that picky eater of yours to eat. […]
Before kids, I thought I was the best mom ever. I wasn’t a mom yet, but I had all sorts of ideas and judgements about how it should be done. Now I can’t help but laugh to myself, because oh, how nice it was to be so blissfully unaware. These are just a few examples […]
In my job as a therapist, I work with individuals to help them develop healthy coping skills to deal with life stressors and strong emotions. The past month, I have had to put my words where my mouth is and really heed my own advice. As a natural worrier, I tend to over think, over […]