Many breastfeeding mothers struggle with low milk supply at some point while exclusively breastfeeding their baby. I have breastfed all five of my babies and each unique breastfeeding experience has brought me to the same point – looking for ways to increase my milk supply! Now, I usually have an over-abundance of milk during the … Read more 10 Ways to Increase Your Milk Supply
Ear infections in children are the most common reason for visits to the pediatrician. Ear infections were a regular part of my life as a kid. I was a competitive swimmer, so swimmer’s ear was a common occurrence. Instead of using antibiotics, our family used DIY natural home remedies which worked miracles and helped me … Read more Home Remedies for Ear Infections in Children
Dating as a parent can be challenging, so more and more couples with kids are finding home date night ideas to save time and money. Along with establishing daily habits to strengthen your marriage, dating your spouse is also very important to include in your relationship. There’s no need to sacrifice your dating life in … Read more Home Date Night Ideas for Married Couples with Kids
Dear Husband, I know it doesn’t seem like it, but I promise you, I’m still here. I can see the question in your face at times when you come home. I’m usually in the middle of a chore, dealing with a toddler tantrum, or caring for the baby. I’m focused on what needs to be … Read more Dear Husband, I Am Still Here
Every couple desires a healthy and happy marriage – but how do you nurture a relationship on a daily basis? It’s inevitable. You’re scrolling through Facebook during downtime at work or when the kids are napping. Picture after picture you see it – flowers sent to work offices, little gifts presented in the morning, fancy, … Read more Make Yours A Healthy and Happy Marriage – Every Day!
This year I went on the hunt for non-candy Valentine’s ideas for kids to make instead of buying the usual candy. Valentine’s Day has become so commercialized and inundated with candy, plastic toys, and other unnecessary items. The candy just adds to the never-ending flow of processed sugar (that I try to keep our family … Read more Non-Candy Valentine’s Gift Ideas for Kids
The one place our family really needs to focus more is on ways to reduce waste in the kitchen. According to the EPA, Americans generated about 254 million tons of trash in 2013. On average, a single person generates about 4.40 pounds per year, recycling only 1.51 pounds of that amount. That is not nearly enough to … Read more 10 Ways To Reduce Waste in Your Kitchen
How do they know?? I’ve been a mom five times over in the past 8 years and it still boggles my mind. How do children know when you are exhausted and devoid of all patience? How do they know to all start crying, whining, and throwing tantrums at the EXACT same time? How do they … Read more Musings of Motherhood: How Do They Know?
Since we decided to bring our children home for their education, we are having to explain (more often than not) why we homeschoolour children. It’s the most common question homeschooling families get asked. Strangely enough, the reverse question is never asked – why did you decide to have your child go to public school? I … Read more Why We Homeschool Our Children
My son takes after me. If he’s not doing school, building blocks, or tormenting his younger siblings – he’s reading. Obsessively! Almost anything I put in front of him, he will read. This was me as a child. I would sneak read whenever possible – under my schoolwork, under the covers with a flashlight in … Read more For the Love of Reading…From a Young Age