Time Management Tips for Moms Who Want to Get With It

Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. Kids’ school and extracurricular schedules, new babies coming into the family, changes […]

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5 Ways to Have a Great Date Night When You’re a Parent

Date night can be the highlight of your week as a parent. IF you make it a priority and plan accordingly. Here are five ways to have a great date night when you’ve still got kids at home. Date Night is a term thrown around a lot in pre-marital counseling and marriage seminars. In some circles […]

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Easy Overnight Oats for Mom

I am an official ambassador for Dole Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables. I have received product as well as compensation for my time spent writing. As always, all opinions expressed here are mine alone. As a mom it’s easy for you to put other people, particularly your children, before yourself. It’s what moms do. We love, we […]

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How to Vacation with Children Without Losing Your Mind

The very idea of traveling with children can intimidate the most intrepid parent. However, if you plan well and adjust your attitude, you can vacation with children without losing your mind. C’mon, it’ll be fun! Our family has traveled cross-country as well as across the pond, but this is not something that we’ve done for […]

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Planning a Great Staycation, a True Vacation at Home

Planning a great staycation takes some forethought. There’s just too much busyness at home to really take a break and rest. Plan for your best vacation at home with these great tips from Amy Gross, founder of Mom’s Toolbox. Have you booked your plans for vacation yet? Wanna go see something fun and different with the kids […]

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Must-Do Tips for a Mix and Match Wardrobe

A Mix and Match Wardrobe has a lot of benefits, including time and money savings. Here are some tips to help you mix and match your wardrobe so that you look and feel great every day. I am the last one to claim Fashionista status. In high school and college, my favorite “outfit” was sweats […]

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Easy Handmade Valentines

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these easy handmade valentines that work for both boys and girls. Free printables included! Valentine’s Day is a fun opportunity to do a little crafting with your kids. Skip the Valentine’s aisle at the store and make something on your own instead. Whether or not you’d like to give candy with […]

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Oxford, Bletchley Park, & Winding Up Our Time in Great Britain

As spring dances in the shadowy future, I’m amazed that this time last year I was furiously planning our trip to Great Britain. Where has the time gone? Here’s how we wound up our trip to Great Britain. In the last few weeks we’ve been bouncing around ideas for our next trip. My clicker finger […]

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