Friday’s Find – My Favorite Totally-Unnatural Energy Booster

Last night I was up until about 1:30 catching up on emails.  At 5:15 my oh-s0-charming baby woke up bright-eyed and brimming with energy.  At last, around 7:45 he finally started yawning.  Sadly for me, that’s the exact same time my other 4 kids’ days are just beginning. Since I have two little guys that sleep on totally opposite schedules and big kids who need rides, homework...
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Help Kids Focus with this Simple Trick

Elementary School is sort of rough on parents.  A lot of the homework required demands parent interaction.  Listening to reading, quizzing on math facts, helping with spelling words, checking worksheets, finishing dioramas…they all require my direct supervision.  Since I have three in elementary school (2nd, 3rd, & 5th) my nights often seem to be an endless homework session. All of...
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Swappin it Up – Easy Toddler Games

Today I’m guest posting at Or So She Says.  A great blog dedicated to offering easy solutions to women.  You can find everything from parenting tips to makeover ideas, it’s a great resource.  If you haven’t seen it yet, hop on over and check it out. Luckily, today I’ve got a guest poster for you to fill in in my absence – and she’s a doll.  Her name is...
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Friday’s Find – My Favorite Bargain Diaper

I love to try new stuff – recipes, cleaning products, iPhone apps, kitchen tools, crafts, even the occasional ‘as seen on TV’ gadget.  What can I say?  I’m always in search of things that will make my life a little easier and more enjoyable.  Most of these little finds aren’t worthy of an entire weekday post so I thought I’d add a new type of post to the...
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My Favorite Tool for Cutting Baby Hair

All five of my kids were born with gobs and gobs of hair.  With my girls it was wonderful because they got to skip the bald phase and go straight to clips and pixie flips.  My boys however just looked shaggy – adorable, but shaggy.  The long, ultra-fine baby hair just wasn’t very manly in my opinion so I decided to give them haircuts.  I was a bit nervous to hold scissors or sharp...
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