Cheesy Potato Bombs

Cheese and potatoes were meant to be together and these cheesy potato bombs take mashed potatoes to a whole new level. They are the perfect savory side dish and work well as party food too. I mean, mashed potatoes are delicious, but they don’t generally don’t work well as an appetizer. This


Heart Transfer Mother’s Day Card Craft

Moms everywhere will soon be receiving a variety of Mother’s Day card crafts from their children. Some of us will gush, barely containing tears of happiness, making our children wonder what is wrong with us. All year long, my daughter brings home TONS of art projects from preschool. It gets overwhelming trying


Using Affiliates to Monetize Your Parenting Blog

If you’ve read my post about reflection on 5 years of blogging, you know my blog has come a long way! When I first started blogging, I had no idea it’d turn into a full-time gig and I especially had no idea it’d make me a decent income. Whether you’re just starting


Chocolate Chip Oreo Stuffed Brownies

When you can’t decide between baking brownies or cookies, you combine them to make the ultimate dessert mashup! This Chocolate Chip Oreo Stuffed Brownies recipe makes a delicious 3 layer brownie that is sure to be a hit among chocolate lovers and please your taste buds. Brownies are one of my biggest weaknesses and


Tissue Paper Earth Day Craft

Make this Earth Day craft using tissue paper saved from gifts. Please, don’t tell me I’m the only one with a hoard of slightly crumpled tissue paper salvaged from gift bags and boxes? Oh good, that makes me feel better. It provides the perfect teachable moment with younger kids about reusing and


When Is The Best Time To Get A Small Pet For Kids

Every parent faces a moment when their kids ask for a pet, but when is the best time to get a small pet for kids?  This is no set answer but actually depends on a few factors in your kids lives.  A small pet can mean a number of things to individual


5 Unique Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Are you looking for unique baby shower gift ideas? I absolutely love finding the perfect gift for someone and seeing how delighted they are, especially when it is an uncommon gift. When it comes to picking out presents, it truly is the thought that counts, but it feels wonderful to give someone


KIDZ BOP Life of the Party Tour Coming to Milwaukee!

You know you are a parent when you listen to KIDZ BOP! My five year old daughter is expanding her musical tastes, which includes children’s bands. I’ve developed a new appreciation for kids music since becoming a mom. My daughter loves to dance and sing along with plenty of KIDZ BOP songs.


Fun DIY Kaleidoscope Kids Craft

This kaleidoscope kids craft activity is fun for the family to work on together. This one definitely requires adult supervision and assistance if you’re making it with preschoolers. Crafting is an excellent opportunity to spend quality time together and bond. My daughter gets really excited when I work on projects along side


The Ultimate List of Kids Indoor Play Areas Near Milwaukee

A kids indoor play area is a great place for kids to burn off energy during the winter when it’s too cold outside, especially for toddlers and preschoolers. Winter is not the only time we make use of inside play places. They come in handy when it’s too rainy or muddy during


20 Spring Crafts For Kids

I love keeping the kids busy during Spring break with some of these fun Spring crafts that are kid friendly. Not only are they adorable, they are easy for little hands to make. If you are a homeschooling parent, you might even be able to work these into a teaching moment easily.


Family Friendly Spring Break Destinations Within Driving Distance of Milwaukee

When you have young kids, staycations or day outings at family friendly spring break destinations are perfect. A full vacation can be expensive and the most popular vacation spots will be busy. We don’t usually plan a vacation during my daughter’s spring break from school, but we do like to plan a


5 Positive Parenting Choices For Handling Tantrums

I always want to be making positive parenting choices, but when the kids throw a tantrum it is hard to hold to that ideal. Toddlers are well-known for tantrums, but many children even into teen years can throw quite a fit from time to time. Trying to be the positive and calm


5 Reasons to See Marvel Universe Live!

We received media tickets in order to attend the show and provide an honest review. I would have enjoyed attending Marvel Universe Live in Milwaukee even if I didn’t have kids. I’m a huge fan of Marvel. I love the movies and the characters, but seeing it play out before you is


Fun Spring Crafts for Kids: Hatching Chick

We’re on the hunt for fun spring crafts for kids now that the weather is getting nicer around here. Of course, spring is always slow to fully bloom in Wisconsin which means plenty of cold and rainy days. On those types of days, it’s preferable to stay inside and do fun crafts


Star Wars R2D2 Milkshake Recipe

I was inspired to make this Star Wars R2D2 Milkshake recipe for the kids to enjoy while watching LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales. We received this DVD to review. Both of my kids love Star Wars and LEGO, so it was a perfect combination for us. In fact, my son and daughter have


How To Know When To Stop Breastfeeding

Every breastfeeding mom has a moment when she wonders when to stop breastfeeding.  Should you encourage baby to wean? Should you follow child-led weaning? When is a good time to stop? These are a few of the questions that may be running through your head. There are so many opinions out there on


Hand Tracing Chicken Paper Plate Craft

One of the easiest types of activities to set up for the kids is a paper plate craft. I almost always have paper plates on hand, making it one of the handiest craft supplies ever. It’s also important for me to find activities both my preschooler and toddler can participate in together.


Marvel Universe LIVE! Coming to Milwaukee

The Avengers are assembling in Milwaukee for the Marvel Universe LIVE tour. It’s a show sure to entertain and delight super hero fans young and old. Both of my kids are obsessed with superheroes, especially the Avengers, and I know they’d LOVE to attend this show. Which super hero my daughter and


Fruit Loops Counting and Matching Game

Fun activities like this easy counting and matching game are perfect for kids to do as a learning project! I like finding activities that my toddler and preschooler can do together, don’t you? What I love about this game is that you can adjust the game play as needed for your child’s skill