Tuesday, June 19, 2018

5 Healthy Ways To Start Your Day

5 Healthy Ways To Start Your Day

This post is sponsored by Natrol but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. 

I might be a lot of things, but a morning person is not one of them! No matter how hard I try, waking up early is just not my thing. I do, however, focus on healthy living, and I strive to teach my kids the healthy habits they need to become healthy adults. Following a healthy morning routine is how my family starts each day!

Friday, June 15, 2018

Friday Mom Life Favorites

Friday Mom Life Favorites

Happy Friday! We are a week into Summer Break, and it isn't nearly as relaxing as I thought it would be. I'm taking a much needed break from the chaos, and sharing a few of my current favorite mom life things!

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Down For Summer Adventures with Zip & Zoe + 75 Things To Do This Summer

Down for Summer Adventures with Zip & Zoe + 75 Fun Things To Do This Summer With Kids

This post is sponsored by Babymel Bags, but photos and opinions are 100% my own.

It's officially Summer Break, and my kids are gearing up for all the adventures that are ahead of us! While it's true that we're going to have an unscheduled summer, we will still have many adventures together as a family. The next 2 1/2 months will be filled with the things we WANT to do, not the things we HAVE to do!

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Mom Life Lately

Mom Life Lately

I always say that May is the busiest month of the year, and it is, but June is shaping up to be just as busy this year! Summer Break isn't exactly going as I envisioned it. The truth is, life in a big family is always busy and loud, and there's NEVER a dull moment!

Monday, June 11, 2018

School's Out For The Summer!

School's Out For The Summer!

It's official! School's out for the Summer! We made it through a busy school year with four kids in four different schools, and all of their sports and activities. The reward is the 2 1/2 months of Summer Break ahead of us!

Friday, June 8, 2018

4 Untold Ways You Can Use Gift Cards to Save Big

4 Untold Ways You Can Use Gift Cards to Save Big

Today's feature is a guest post about saving money. With four kids to raise, I love finding as many ways to save as possible!

As their name suggests, gift cards are meant to be given as gifts. They are a popular gift item, especially during the Christmas season. However, did you know that you can use gift cards to save money every single month of the year? Being a smart consumer is all about finding those secret loopholes and deals to score extra discounts. We are not talking about gift cards you get as gifts. Those are 100% profit because you didn’t spend money to buy them in the first place. Instead, we want to share how you can buy discount gift cards for yourself to save big.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Ultimate Beach Sensory Bin

The Ultimate Beach Sensory Bin

We are big fans of sensory play! It's messy, it's fun, and the benefits are extensive. With Summer Break officially beginning this week, I put together a beach themed sensory bin to get my kids excited about having a summer full of fun!

Monday, June 4, 2018

May Days: The Busiest Month of the Year

May Days - The Busiest Month of the Year

May flew by in a whirlwind of activity! Every single day was scheduled, and I'm not quite sure how we made it through unscathed. But we blinked, and the month was over! 

Friday, June 1, 2018

Our Unscheduled Summer

Why My Family Is Going To Have An Unscheduled Summer

The end of the school year is just days away for most school districts in the Pittsburgh area. Any parent who has a child in school knows from experience that the last month of the school year is pure chaos. When you multiply that chaos by four kids, life gets crazy! After months of having something scheduled every single day, I officially declared we will be having an unscheduled summer!

Head over to Pittsburgh Moms Blog to read my full post...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

What's Up, Wednesday?

What's Up Wednesday? Motherhood, Lifestyle, & Down syndrome

Happy Wednesday! This long weekend was a rough one, but we're trying our hardest to adjust to life changes, and stay focused on the end of the school year/sports and activity season chaos. From weddings to school events to sports and activities, and everything in between, we have been keeping EXTRA busy this month!