Home Management · parenting

How to Gain Control of Your Child by Sharing it

I am what is known as a “Love & Logic Kid.” Meaning, I was raised according to the parenting methods of Foster Cline and Jim and Charles Faye.  My dad actually knew them personally and we spent a large majority of my childhood traveling through the Midwest while he presented Love & Logic workshops for…… Continue reading How to Gain Control of Your Child by Sharing it


Junk Free Cream of Anything Soup

I love an easy last minute thrown together casserole or slow cooker meal just as much as any stay at home mom who gets distracted with , underwear folding, diaper changing, or child wrangling nurturing.  Now that I have multiple children dinner prep time often sneaks up on me or gets passed by altogether and I…… Continue reading Junk Free Cream of Anything Soup

Enabling Your Potential · Home Management

Tuesday Truth- Be Your Favorite Kind of Woman

Let me just start by saying if you haven’t yet stumbled on the wonderful world of podcasts I suggest you do so immediately.  I tend to gravitate toward the self-help/ living your fullest life/ enabling my potential type of podcasts.  My current favorites being – Power of Mom’s, School of Greatness,  Bigger Pockets, Good Life…… Continue reading Tuesday Truth- Be Your Favorite Kind of Woman

Holiday · Home Management

A No Stress Easter Week Countdown

There’s enough Easter tradition blog posts to send my holiday obsessed self into a tailspin, but these days after baby #2 I am aiming to simplify life a bit.  Hopefully you will find these activities and traditions are simple to plan but intentional in purpose, which is to remember the sacrifice our Savior made for…… Continue reading A No Stress Easter Week Countdown

Home Management

Our Wisconsin Dells Bucket List

The minute I found out we were moving to Minnesota I immediately hopped online and began a new Weekend Adventure Bucket List.  I now have our Minnesota Bucket list organized into local, overnight, day trip, and places to eat adventures.  I know what you’re thinking:  “Type A” much?  But I love having a list to…… Continue reading Our Wisconsin Dells Bucket List

Holiday · Home Management

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Littles

I am all about holidays at our house.  I blame my mom, our home was always decorated to the hilt to celebrate whatever holiday it happened to be.  For example, during Halloween there were little wicker witches on brooms attached to each of our ceiling fan blades.  It was awesome.  I also happen to remember…… Continue reading Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Littles

Meal Plans

January Meal Plans #2

I just briefly glanced at a headline of an online news article that was entitled, “Ways the World Got Better in 2017.”  How refreshing!  News is important.  It is important to be informed, but I have a belief that it is also just as important to be optimistic and hopeful.  There are good people in…… Continue reading January Meal Plans #2