Finding Joy in Everyday Life

I find it amusing that, as a mother, I spend so much time manufacturing family moments. When I was a child and I experienced these moments, or even when I saw it on television and movies, I thought it was a natural process. Moments that were happily spontaneous and untouchable. Turns out they are touched all over by the Momma in the house. I am the architect of our memories. 

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Social Media is a Rite of Passage.

Yesterday my 10-year-old asked me if she could join a social media app. I was equal parts horrified and excited for her. Joining the world of social media has become a rite of passage in our society. It is expected that, at some point, everyone will log onto – to something anyhow. I felt very uncomfortable with the idea of allowing my daughter to branch out into the internet world but after a lot of thought and carefully enforced rules, we have made the decision to allow her.

DIY Baby Bottom Wash

I know, I know. I have been MIA for over a week. I don’t have an excuse. Actually, that isn’t true. I have three excuses (four if you count the dog) AND I have started a summer course to upgrade for University. I have been busy, busy, busy!

Excuses aside, I am back to share a DIY recipe with you today. We cloth diaper (80% of the time) and use cloth wipes most of the time. I used to use straight up water but after purchasing the Honest Company bum wash I became spoiled. Water just can’t cut through the poop like a diaper spray can and I looove the smell. It is like aromatherapy every time I change a diaper. 

6 Unique Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day

My husband works on the weekend and has for many years. I hate it for many reasons but one is that we can’t celebrate Father’s Day on the actual day. We always make up for it later on in the week though! We always try to do something a little bit different. I wanted to share some unique ways of celebrating Father’s Day this year in case you are over the traditional BBQ.

10 Great Board Games for Preschoolers

We love games in our house! We make good use out of them because we have a 7 year age gap and sometimes the only family activity we can all get through is a fun game. I am sharing 10 of our favorite board games that preschoolers love.