Our Fool-proof morning routine for toddlers

I want to start this post out with a little honesty, you ready? ... I ... am not....a morning person. There I said it. I know I know, "how can you not be a morning person your a mom of two toddlers" is what your thinking right now right? Well let me tell you that the answer is "I have no clue."


30 Easter additions worth having in your kids basket (that are NOT candy)

The stores stock rows and rows of huge stuffed bunnies, baskets, dying kits and candy, all so we can have this one weekend of fun (until next holiday that is). One of the funnest parts of being a parent is that you get to run up and down the isles picking out goodies to fill your kiddos' baskets. So many choice and so little time!

3 Things you should ALWAYS do when your child is throwing a tantrum

When it comes to pulling your child out a brutal meltdown, there are many different methods, theories, and techniques. Parents have argued this for as long as history has been recorded. That's why it can be so hard to find answers on what to do when you find yourself face to face with a screaming child in the middle of Target.

3 Things you should NEVER do when you child is throwing a tantrum

We have all been there, you are walking through the isles of target, minding your own business. When suddenly your child starts grabbing things off the shelve and throwing them in your cart. "Oh honey, we can't get this stuff this time. Maybe next time." you say in your sweet little mom voice. Next thing you know...

What to Do When a Bio Parent Misses a Visit With Their Child | Foster Care

This is one of those tough subjects that people rarely like to talk about but it happens all too often to ignore. That is when a parent is scheduled to have a visit with their child(ren) and they do not show. If you are anything like me, you panic and run through thought after thought in your mind, trying to figure out what to do for your foster kids. In our instance, it happened a lot but it never really gets easier, at least not for the kids.