Tips to Help Your Child Avoid a Stressful Christmas

Tips to Help Your Child Avoid a Stressful Christmas

If your child’s behavior hints that Christmas is overwhelming, you know you will need to pay attention and do everything you can to avoid a stressful Christmas. Christmas Eve and Christmas day can be an overload with all the gifts, excitement, indulgent food, one too many sugar cookies (especially if they’re as good as these no-spread…

Best Ideas for Gender-Neutral Christmas Gifts When on a Budget
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Best Ideas for Gender-Neutral Christmas Gifts When on a Budget

Struggling with figuring out what gender-neutral Christmas gifts to give this year? Are tight finances limiting options for your holiday gift-giving? There are ways you can cut the costs of giving gifts at Christmas that allow you to stay within your budget. Read on to learn how you can give gifts that won’t break the…

You Can’t Stop With Just One of These Apple Cake Muffins!
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You Can’t Stop With Just One of These Apple Cake Muffins!

When the aroma of Apple Coffee Cake Muffins wafts through my home, you can’t help but feel that warm, fuzzy feeling. You know how there are some aromas that automatically make you feel comforted and at peace?  For me it’s those cinnamony aromas mixed with a hint of Fall spice that just gets me. And…

10 Ideas for Grandparents Day Gifts Grandpa and Grandma will love (+ Interview Cards!)

10 Ideas for Grandparents Day Gifts Grandpa and Grandma will love (+ Interview Cards!)

My children are blessed with an amazing Grandma and Grandpa. Both live in India and it has been over three years since the kids have spent time with them. And as Grandparents Day draws closer, we’re so thankful for technology that makes it easy for us to keep in touch. True, it’s not the same,…

How to Use the Candy Cane Poem to Teach Kids the Christmas Story
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How to Use the Candy Cane Poem to Teach Kids the Christmas Story

Practically every home has this one Christmas staple each year- candy canes! This year would you consider including this candy cane poem with each candy cane you pass out?  This simple poem is a sweet reminder of why we celebrate Christmas. Yes, we celebrate a birthday, Jesus’ birthday, but it is more than all of…

Free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages with Bible Verses for Kids and Activity Sheets
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Free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages with Bible Verses for Kids and Activity Sheets

Waiting can be hard for a child, and I’ve noticed this is more so during the holidays or special occasions. Waiting for that turkey to be done just right can test a child’s patience, and before you jump onto Google to look for free Thanksgiving activities for kids, check out my free Thanksgiving coloring pages. …

5 Reasons Why It’s Important Your Kids Have Pets While Growing Up

5 Reasons Why It’s Important Your Kids Have Pets While Growing Up

Almost every kid in the world, at some point, begs their parents to get them a pet. However, most parents only think about the added responsibility that they will have to handle, not knowing that it can teach their children many lessons that they will not be able to teach by themselves. Yes, it’s important…

Best Tips on How to Clean Your Glass Stove Top to Prep for the Holidays

Best Tips on How to Clean Your Glass Stove Top to Prep for the Holidays

The holidays will be here before you know it and while you have a little downtime before all the cooking and baking begins, I have to ask, “Is your stove ready?” If you do a lot of cooking and baking you will want to read this post! I have tried and tested tips on how to clean…

An Easy Stuffed Green Pepper Recipe We Love- 80 Free Printable Family Conversation Starter Cards
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An Easy Stuffed Green Pepper Recipe We Love- 80 Free Printable Family Conversation Starter Cards

If you love Greek or Mediterranean flavors, you will have to try my stuffed green pepper recipe.  This is by far one of my favorite kid-approved green pepper recipes. Stuffed green peppers are incredibly easy to make. It didn’t take long for this no-fuss dinner feature to quickly became family-approved, after the first bite, amidst…

24 Family Unplugged Ideas- My Favorite Screen-Free Activities for Families

24 Family Unplugged Ideas- My Favorite Screen-Free Activities for Families

Virtual learning, over the past year, had kids on screens for long periods of time and once school was done, many went back to their tablets, ipads/computers to wind down with their favorite games. So yes, the past number of months has seen a screentime overload in many households. “Screen-free activities” is a popular term…

Don’t Waste Overripe Bananas. Try My Easy Overripe Banana Recipes!

Don’t Waste Overripe Bananas. Try My Easy Overripe Banana Recipes!

My husband and kids are not fans of even slightly overripe bananas. I have to admit, there was a time, many years ago, when all the overripe bananas would find their way in the trash. I know, I feel horrible about that now. Thankfully being introduced to several ripe banana recipes has changed all that….