Do you have a crazy family?

One word comes to mind during the holiday season.Family. That’s what it’s all about right? Spending quality time catching up at get-togethers, eating delicious feasts, possibly playing games, and of course (if you’re like my mothers side of the family) drinking alcohol. Beer, wine, and liquor. My family is crazy. A good crazy, but still…

A “To Do” Craft

I was looking for a cute way for McKinley to have a visual aid of her chores, and be excited about doing them. (Yes, my 21-month-old helps with chores). Best little helper ever!! Teaching responsibility and allowing toddlers and kids to do things on their own can actually reduce the amount they “act out”, or…

Tips to Stay Sane

Health tip: I know I’ve said this before, but when consuming any fruits make sure you eat a protein with it, like nuts or eggs. If you are looking for sneaky ways to not gain 1,000 pounds during the holidays–eat snacks throughout the day (one of them consisting of a fruit and protein tied together)….

Wordless Wednesday…kinda not really

My slacking on posting is due to holiday preparation. This year is a year of “Firsts” without dad, and a year of “Firsts” with McKinley. 1. McKinley and I made Santa letters! 2. We did get around to putting up and decorating the trees. McKinley was very helpful. She likes the lights 🙂 3. And…