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Listening to Your Little Ones: A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep

Listening to Your Little Ones: A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep

We’ve all done it. I can see myself now, nodding and agreeing with the sounds coming out of my daughter’s mouth before realizing I haven’t actually heard a word she said. Don’t pretend you haven’t done that too. I always know I said yes without […]

25 Experiences to Add to Your Kids Bucket List

25 Experiences to Add to Your Kids Bucket List

We have all heard of the concept of a bucket list, and helping your kids create their own bucket list is a fun experience. You learn a lot about what’s important to them, and can help them achieve their dreams by planning their list together. […]

How a Jenny Lake Hike Helped Heal my Heart

How a Jenny Lake Hike Helped Heal my Heart

I love to go hiking. There is something about the fresh mountain air that just helps me feel alive and clear. I breath in the clean, crisp scent of pine and dirt. The breeze blows by carrying with it hints of rain on the horizon […]

13 Vital Life Skills Kids Learn Playing Board Games

13 Vital Life Skills Kids Learn Playing Board Games

Is family board game night a lost tradition? In many homes board games are dusty old relics left on the shelf until they are donated to a local charity. But have you considered that perhaps the more kids play board games, the better adults they […]

Apple Walnut Coffee Cake-Delicious and Heart Healthy

Apple Walnut Coffee Cake-Delicious and Heart Healthy

There is nothing I love more than a delicious coffee cake, and this past weekend I experimented with making a healthy version including apples and walnuts. It was moist, soft, and had just a bit of crunch from the walnuts. And the sweet topping made […]

What Happened to Confident Wonder Woman?

What Happened to Confident Wonder Woman?

My entire life I have felt like I am playing catch up, never feeling fully confident. I was never quite as confident, cool, organized, beautiful, well dressed or popular as the girl next to me. The hope that someday I would arrive kept me going. […]

Organized Laundry Plan Made Simple and Easy

Organized Laundry Plan Made Simple and Easy

Tired of the laundry chaos? Want to create an organized laundry plan but feel it is overwhelming? Laundry is the hidden beast that lurks inside my house, hiding in the closets, under the bed (behold the missing sock!) and crowding out my peace and quiet. […]

Sugar Free Vegan Homemade Popsicles

Sugar Free Vegan Homemade Popsicles

I love popsicles. But when you read the ingredients label it will shock you at the high sugar count and artificial ingredients. So we started to experiment with making our own homemade popsicles. Here’s a great homemade popsicles recipe my kids love, and they don’t […]

5 ways to become a Positive Person

5 ways to become a Positive Person

Negativity goes by many names: playing the devils advocate, constructive criticism of a situation, saying it like it is. But no matter the name you give it, negativity stinks and will ruin our health and relationships unless we can make a change to becoming a […]

5 Simple Steps to Slowing Down and Prioritizing Your Life

5 Simple Steps to Slowing Down and Prioritizing Your Life

My life as a mom is like a constant HIIT Training run. The treadmill never fully stops, just goes up and down in speed with some killer tough inclines and sprints followed by a slower paced jog where I try to catch my breath. I […]