Hi everyone, first of all I want to say thank you for anyone who has stuck around even though I have not been present on this blog this past year. 2018 was a whirlwind for me, I was working hard on losing weight and trying to adopt healthier habits some of which I have kept … Continue reading Guess who’s back?
Okay I know what you are thinking...I will just clean it myself it takes way too much time and effort to get kids to help, but just give me a few moments of your time and a new idea of how to get it done. We have implemented a technique in our house, typically it … Continue reading Power Hour – My quick way of getting the kids to help clean the house.
What is a habit? A habit is something you do daily without thinking much about it. It just naturally flows into you day and doesn't stand out to you as something you trained yourself to do. Want to become a new person or start doing new things? Well the trick is to make those actions … Continue reading Creating a Habit
First let me say to all of you my tree comes fully loaded with ornaments most of them special in some way. The tree is brimming with memories from my childhood, handmade ornaments from my children's school and craft times with family members and special gifts from cherished loved ones. I take my time looking … Continue reading Treasures of Christmas- My Favorite Ornaments
One thing I have learned in the past 10 years of being a parent and sending out yearly Christmas cards is...stop trying to outdo yourself! You think that your friend's adorable Christmas cards are your competition but really you are thinking about last years cards and how to top that. Stop it momma! Now is … Continue reading Taking Christmas Card Photos
As a pork free household, yes I actually said we do not eat pork in our house, (some of us begrudgingly) we look for replacements in recipes that we enjoy. Funny story about why I stopped buying pork products, my adorable daughter has been called "Piggie" her whole life (because of the noises she made … Continue reading BBQ Jackfruit “Pulled Pork” Tacos
Saturday afternoon I was making my grocery list and cleaning out the fridge and cupboards and ran across some gummy candies that my kids haven't eaten in my house yet. I was trying to think of something interesting to do with these gummies other then just letting my kiddos go to town (which I'm … Continue reading Sour Gummy Sugar Cookies- Kiddo Approved
Truth time... I feel like this has been one of my biggest struggles in the past 10 years! When I was in my 20's motivation was never an issue or maybe it just wasn't something I even had to think about. I loved my job, I was always the favorite employee, had great friends to … Continue reading Maintaining Motivation
I don't know about anyone else but I LOVE salads! I could eat a salad a day and most of the time I do and #saladdaily on my Instagram (thismomsreallife). When I day dream I think about different combos that would taste good together and new fresh seasonal ingredients that would change up an old … Continue reading Lean Green Broccoli Salad
You never want to think anything is wrong with your child. He's perfect, you think. It couldn't be anything serious. So what do you as a parent when you realize that this isn't the case? Our son was recently diagnosed with ADHD, something that had never been on our radar.He's always been different and we … Continue reading Dealing with a diagnosis for your child