play doh busy activity for fine motor skills
Early Learning, Parenting

Boost Fine Motor Skills With Activities Using Play Doh

We love play doh! It is my favorite quite activity for my toddlers and something that we play with almost every day. I know some people can’t stand play doh almost as much as they can’t stand glitter, but I am not one of those people. If you are one of those people I hope …

Gestational diabetes meter, test strips and lancet
Parenting

Failing Doesn’t Make You a Failure – Gestational Diabetes

You got that call where they tell you “you failed” your glucose test. The words ring in your ear and you set up your 3 hour test and hang up. What happens next? Tears, fears and what ifs. If you are like me you are sobbing, and questioning everything you have ate in the last …

ranch chicken with veggies delicious and healthy family recipe
Family Meal Planning, Parenting, Recipes

Ranch Chicken with Potatoes, Carrots, and Spinach

What is better than ranch with chicken am I right? Well maybe more vegetables! We are avid gardeners and love to eat our veggies so I knew I wanted to add more to this recipe. But my girls are not fans of ranch. What kind of mid-west kids are they? I mean ranch is basically …

Parenting

New Year’s Printable Questionnaire for Children About the Next Year

New Year’s is such a fun time from remember the next year and getting prepared for the next year. Whether you do resolutions or not I am sure there are things you did in 2018 that you plan on changing in 2019. A big one for me is being more organized. Related Post: Starting a …

Surviving morning sickness with a toddler, pregnancy tips
Parenting

How to Survive Morning Sickness with Toddlers

If morning sickness wasn’t bad enough while you are pregnant now you are on your 2nd, 3rd, or more pregnancy. How do you survive morning sickness with toddlers running around too? I am now on pregnancy number 6 but this will be my 3rd baby! Thankfully I have officially survived the first trimester and made …