Kids, parenting

6 Easy Steps to End Toddler Tantrums

Tantrums with little ones can be really challenging. One second they can be happy as can be, and the next they are having a meltdown. Difficulties seem to multiply tremendously when a young child decides they aren’t happy with something and it can be hard not to lose our cool when we can’t seem to… Continue reading 6 Easy Steps to End Toddler Tantrums

Kids, parenting

5 Things You Need to Know to Protect Your Food Allergic Child

There are some basics when it comes to being a food allergy parent.  When you find out your child has an allergy to something, it immediately becomes blacklisted as something that you keep around. Food allergies are no joke! But, we can’t always control the environments that our children are exposed to. These five things… Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Know to Protect Your Food Allergic Child

Family, Kids, parenting

How to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

Summer is Almost Here! Summer is almost here! If your kids are like mine, they are counting down the days and the hours until it is here! Summer brings lots of fun and adventures for most families. These could be local adventures to the park or the pool. Or perhaps they are bigger adventures on… Continue reading How to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

Kids, parenting

How to Talk to Your Tween About Body Image

~This is a collaboration post. Body image is a bigger problem amongst tweens than it used to be. Nowadays they are exposed to more and more images that have been digitally enhanced. By doing so it creates a ‘perfect’ body. In fact, these images are so common that even adults may have trouble distinguishing real… Continue reading How to Talk to Your Tween About Body Image

Kids, parenting

How Food Allergies Changed How I Grocery Shop

I am not a huge fan of grocery shopping in general, but food allergies take it to a whole new level of unenjoyable. I have two children with food allergies. Brandon is allergic to peanuts and sesame and Olivia is allergic to peanuts. I literally have to check every single label on every single food… Continue reading How Food Allergies Changed How I Grocery Shop

baby, Kids, parenting

How Baby Led Weaning Is Best For Your Baby

-This post contains affiliate links When TJ turned 6 months old I was eager to start him on cereal! I figured I would FINALLY get to nurse less and maybe, just maybe he would sleep longer than 2 hours at night before waking up and wanting to eat! I was sorely disappointed every time I… Continue reading How Baby Led Weaning Is Best For Your Baby

Kids, parenting, Uncategorized

My Kids are Growing Up too Fast!

Life UnEdited #12 The other day I looked down at my son’s shoes and noticed they looked pretty tattered. It didn’t phase me too much. He seemed to be known in the past for being really rough on his shoes. My kids typically go through 2 to 3 pairs of shoes in one school year.… Continue reading My Kids are Growing Up too Fast!

Kids, parenting

How My Kid’s Food Allergies Changed My Life

When I pictured having kids, I envisioned happy days at the zoo with fun grocery shopping trips to the store in between. While I have had those happy moments with my children, I have also been faced with some really difficult challenges that were not part of my plans.  Food allergies changed my life, my… Continue reading How My Kid’s Food Allergies Changed My Life