Never Be Late for Practice or Pick-up Again

tips for being on time for activities

Whether your children are involved in one sport or activity or many, it can still be hard to get where you need to be on time. There’s just so much else going on that it’s easy to get caught up in something else, suddenly look at the clock, and realize you should already be out […]

Get Off The Field


Have you ever had that thought while at your child’s practice or game? I’m not talking about your child’s teammate (although I suppose there’s a discussion in that as well). No, I’m talking about the parents. My oldest son has played with the same soccer team for several seasons now, which was refreshing to us after all […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos (No Salsa Version)

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos recipe, without using salsa

A really, really simple way to prepare chicken for tacos(or any other sort of Mexican dish), is to throw the chicken breasts in the slow cooker with a jar of salsa on low for about 6 hours. Easy, peasy. But, one of my boys rarely eats anything with a tomato base. No, not even pizza. […]

Tote Your Gear: Thirty-One Giveaway

thirtyone large utility tote

As a mom, I’m always hauling what seems like a crazy amount of stuff with me everywhere. Even though my boys tend to have their own bags and carry some of it on their own, there’s still other things I want along for the day that I want with me instead of over on the […]

Do You Really Need That Team Photo?

Team Photo

It happens with every sport, every activity, even school… Picture Day. Of course, nothing’s simple anymore.  It’s not just a team photo, but an actual package and of course, they want you to pay for it BEFORE you see if the photo is any good! You have to ask yourself, “Do I really NEED this? […]