Girls vs Boys: The Costs are Not Equal

girls vs boys

When my children were younger, I wanted to let them try as many different things ~one at a time~ as they wanted. I was not a mom who felt we needed to declare our favorites from the get-go. We certainly ran the gamut over the years; soccer, football, tennis, basketball, golf, ballet, tap, gymnastics, cheerleading, […]

Paleo Turkey-Bacon Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Easy paleo meatballs recipe.

The Soccer Moms always disclose. This recipe and photo were provided to us by our friends at eMeals. eMeals is a meal planning service that sends you a weekly list of recipes including side dishes with a completed grocery list. Not only does eMeals get you organized, but they can help you eat healthier, save […]

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. […]