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How to Use Kindness Elves to Teach Children Kindness and Gratitude

We received a set of Kindness Elves to review. If you purchase a set through one of our links, we will earn a commission. As a mom, one of the most important things I want to do is raise kind children. My kids have good intentions overall, but it takes time for


6 Tips for Building a Positive Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law Relationship

You've heard it before and seen it portrayed in a thousand movies: the dreaded mother-in-law. The good news is, it doesn't have to be that way. All mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationships are not doomed. I get along well with my husband's parents and hope to have a positive relationship with my future daughter-in-law (in


Save Time With Shipt Grocery Delivery From Meijer

This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Shipt at Meijer. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Is it just me, or does grocery shopping take three times longer simply because you brought the kids along? Grocery shopping is unavoidable, but wouldn't it be nice if someone else did it for you?


7 Self Care Activities For Busy Moms

Self Care Activities are needed in the life of a busy mom. Whether you are a working mom, work at home mom, or a stay at home mom, you know that self care is a must. Taking care of yourself above all else makes you a better mom. It's just the truth.


3 Reasons You Need Girls Weekend Getaways

Moms live with entirely too much guilt. I know I do, and that is why I wanted to share with you some basic Reasons You Need Girls Weekend Getaways. Frankly, we feel like we can't take off by ourselves because the kids or our spouse need us. The truth is, these are


Easy Chores For Kids With Printable Chore Chart

Teaching responsibility with easy chores for kids is something that I feel is important. Not only does it help them to understand what it takes to make a household run, it helps them learn that they should take care of their own belongings so they aren't damaged. To me, this is a win-win


Stress Buster Tips For New Parents

New parents struggle with being overwhelmed, but these Stress Buster Tips For New Parents are ideal for making that easier to manage. Just because you have a new baby in the house and adjustments to make doesn't mean you have to be stressed all of the time. With a few simple tips,


Making Time To Take Care Of You

Do you ever just make time to Take Care Of You? As a mom, this is probably one of the things on the bottom of your list. You most likely focus on your kids and spouse much more often than you do yourself. However, when you continually focus on everyone else, you often


Free Potty Training Chart & Tips For An Easy Transition

This Potty Training Chart is a great way to help you track and encourage your little one as they transition from diapers to underwear. We just finally made it through this transition with our son, and let me tell you, I am one proud mom! I've now officially potty trained two children!


The Importance of Holiday Traditions While Grieving

This will be our second year without my mother this holiday season. The first season was a blur of grief and pushing through, as we tried as hard as we could to still make the holidays a special and happy occasion for the sake of the kids. I thought it would feel