I remember Christmas morning when I was a kid. My mom would always make a huge breakfast for us before we opened presents. We would spend the day watching A Christmas Story and all the other old, Christmas classics. We remember traditions we had as kids. When you get older and have your own family…

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The holiday season can be stressful with kids. It can be even more stressful when you have a split family. I have heard horror stories about parents fighting over who gets the kids for what holiday. Bitter parents, take notes. Believe it or not I never had to deal with this issue. When Trent’s dad…

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Who is ready for the holidays? Not me. I am always so underprepared and a total last minute shopper. Also, I am the WORST gift giver ever so I always just wait until I know for sure what they want. My favorite part of this time of year is all the twinkly lights and the…

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In the world we live in today social media has become a standard of everyday life. Kids are ranking their coolness on how many followers they have and parents everywhere are judging how well they are doing at their parenting job based off of what they see influencers or family and friends posting online. I…

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When Trent first entered preschool that’s when his dad moved across the country and he started struggling. Adjusting to school was extremely difficult for him. Luckily he had the most amazing teacher in the world. I am convinced she was the most patient woman I have ever met. Now with the move to a new…

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Spooky season is here. This is my favorite holiday for so many reasons. The weather is cooler, I get an excuse to dress up and I get an excuse to eat SO much candy without judgement. The only downside is costumes can get pretty spendy. I have learned that thrift stores and creating your own…

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Kids grow so fast. Yes, it’s sad to look at the baby pictures and remember when they were so cute and small. I personally get more upset because my wallet is taking a beating. It feels like every other week they need new shoes or new pants. They Rolle around in mud and ruined the…

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Kids are weird. They do and say the strangest things and they all develop different skills at different times. It may leave you to wonder the question we have all asked ourselves, “is my kid normal?” When they are babies we are comparing our kids’ development to the baby of Becky down the street who…

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It’s about that time of year again. The time where kids are crying and parents are rejoicing everywhere. You know what I’m talking about. Back to school time. Soon we will get to ship the kids off to school for most of the day and either get peace and quiet or save some money on…

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Scheduling time for dates is so important in any relationship, especially with kids. Dates can make you feel human again. It can respark your relationship and remind you why you are even with each other outside of having children. Here is a list of my favorite date night/date day activities. Hikes Lucky for us there’s…

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