Amazon Diapers and Wipes Coupon Deals

Share with:You do not want to miss these Amazon Diapers and Wipes Coupon Deals! These prices are stock up prices.  I love the convenience of being able to shop online while your baby is asleep and let Amazon deliver them to you!  As a new parent you have more important things to do than run to the...

/ August 31, 2016

4 Tips to Turn Down Temper Tantrums

Share with:As a Mom of 8 kids, one thing I know is temper tantrums.  At one point I had children ages 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, and 14.  (6 of my children are adopted.  I know those ages seem impossible.)  In those days  tantrums were a very common part of my life.  I either...

/ August 29, 2016

The Echoing by Jessica Blackburn

Share with:I had the opportunity to preview the new young adult novel,  The Echoing by Jessica Blackburn.  This is her first novel, so I wasn’t sure what to expect, but with 5 teenagers and 2 pre-teens, we love our young adult novels at my house so we were excited to try! From the publisher: “The Echoing...

/ August 24, 2016

One Question You Should Ask Your Kids

Share with:When our kids get home from school, we ask them a lot of questions. Did you have a good day?  What did you learn today?  Did anything interesting happen today?  But there is one question we should ask our kids that we probably aren’t asking.  What did you do for someone else today?  One of...

/ August 15, 2016

USB Drive Jewelry Under $6!

Share with:When life hands you homework, you might as well wear it with style! When my daughters told me they had to have USB Drives for their homework this year, they were not excited about it.  One daughter was really concerned that she would lose hers.  I looked on Amazon and found them these super cute...

/ August 8, 2016

Sneaky, Fun Way To Improve Basic Math Skills

Share with:Being able to quickly and naturally do basic math like addition and multiplication in your mind is a very useful skill.  Mental math is a skill that is being lost in our generation of cell phones where a calculator is never far away.  As I have home schooled my kids off and on over the...

/ August 2, 2016

Top 10 Free Kindle Books for Teens

Share with:In my family, we are always looking for new books for my teens to read.  These free Kindle books for teens look really good and my kids are excited to start reading. This week, my daughter decided to read Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. My kids didn’t believe me that they would love this book but...

/ August 2, 2016

How to Save on School Supplies

Share with:I know I don’t want to think about my kids going back to school yet, but I hate the last minute rush to get school supplies so I am beginning to look for good deals now.  With my big family, I have to get great deals on the supplies they need for school or it...

/ July 28, 2016

Words Will Never Hurt Me

Share with:I remember, when I was a kid, the standard response to a mean comment was,”Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”  It was our way of saying that other people weren’t in charge of our feelings, we are.  It was our way of taking the power away from bullies. That little...

/ July 18, 2016

Natural, Organic Cotton Candy – Yes Please!

Share with:I’ve found the key to happiness and it’s natural, organic cotton candy made with the Nostalgia Electrics Retro Series Cotton Candy Maker  and YumEarth Organic Candies! My daughter loves cotton candy so we decided to get her this Nostalgia Electrics Retro Series Hard and Sugar Free Cotton Candy Maker for her birthday.  I thought it would be easier to use...

/ July 5, 2016