How to Organize Your Family’s Schedule

How to Organize Your Family’s Schedule

  Running a household with kids can feel a lot like herding cats—nobody ever stops moving, and usually in different direction, only stopping every so often for a cuddle. Or maybe it’s more like being a cruise ship director, trying to keep fun going and chaos to a...

A Better Mac n Cheese from Two Peas and Their Pod!

A Better Mac n Cheese from Two Peas and Their Pod!

  If your kids are like ours, you have some serious mac ‘n cheese connoisseurs in your house. And as parents, we’re always looking to boost the nutrition in this dinnertime staple. We’ve been known to stir in some peas, (very fined) chopped spinach, and even...

Ali Landry’s Healthy Blondies!

Ali Landry’s Healthy Blondies!

  There are several schools of thought on the strategy of hiding healthy ingredients in our kids’ favorite foods, to help them get some extra nutrients. If you manage to squeeze in some veggies without your kids seeing, they’ll eat them—but won’t be learning to...

Coronavirus: How to Protect Your Family

Coronavirus: How to Protect Your Family

    Coronavirus. We’ve all been hearing a lot about it—and seeing some pretty dramatic images and stats in the news—but what exactly is it, and how concerned should we be?   By definition, a coronavirus is common virus that causes relatively harmless...

Easy Turkey Chili

Easy Turkey Chili

Winter is chili season in our household, so I’ve been making a pot just about every week, trying new recipes, making my tried and true favorites, and getting creative. This recipe has been the family favorite this season, and I have already made it no less than 7 times since fall finally arrived here in Richmond, VA.

Cute Non-Candy Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids!

Cute Non-Candy Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids!

Candy and cards are a classic combo for class Valentine’s gifts, but with more school’s broadening food bans (from peanuts to wheat to, in some cases, all sweets), non-food related choices can be a safer bet. Even if your school is still cool with candy, other parents will likely appreciate the variety.

Weeknight Recipe: Chicken Sausage with Broccoli Pasta!

Weeknight Recipe: Chicken Sausage with Broccoli Pasta!

For us, a perfect weeknight dinner has three components—it’s fast, something that the whole family will enjoy, and incorporates some healthy ingredients. This Chicken Sausage with Broccoli Pasta, created by Mike Geller, a father of two young boys who owns and runs Stamford, CT-based Mike’s Organic Delivery, hits all those marks.

Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

Searching for some creative and fun ways to celebrate Valentine’s with your little ones this year? Well, as a self-appointed Valentine’s Day representative and real life craft expert, I’ve got you VERY covered! It can be tricky to find crafts that toddlers and little kids can handle but with a little help, your tot can totally tackle these simple (and adorable) V-Day craft projects!

Meet the Mom Behind Dune Jewelry!

Meet the Mom Behind Dune Jewelry!

This week’s Meet a Mom is Holly Daniels Christensen, the Founder & CEO of Dune Jewelry, which is a unique, “Experiential Jewelry” brand. “We use sand and natural elements from thousands of locations around the world to create jewelry that holds your personal experiences…tangible reminders of your favorite moments,” explains Holly.

Meet a Mom: Actress Brooklyn Decker!

Meet a Mom: Actress Brooklyn Decker!

Actress Brooklyn Decker became a household name by dominating the pages of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues as a model, starting in 2006 and landing the coveted cover in 2010. She’s also a devoted, hands-on mom to two, a boy named Hank (4) and a girl named Stevie (2).

Easy Peanut Butter Football Dip!

Easy Peanut Butter Football Dip!

This easy, no-bake dessert dip from Lynn Lilly, the talented mama behind the Craft Box Girls blog uses basic pantry ingredients like peanut butter, chocolate chips and pretzels. We’ll be making it for the Super Bowl and then again for Valentine’s Day—simply swapping the football shape for a heart one!

Superbowl: 4 Craft Ideas to Try!

Superbowl: 4 Craft Ideas to Try!

Whether your kids are into football or not, having something to keep them occupied during the big game can be clutch. All the adults will then be able to enjoy the action on the field (not to mention the commercials and half time show!). We rounded up 4 of our favorite crafts from around the blogosphere, perfect for game time or any time you need something to do (which, for most of us, is all the time). Pro tip: for toddlers, use plastic cups instead of mason jars, for obvious reasons.

Date Night at Home Ideas

Date Night at Home Ideas

A regular date night out is a great thing, if you can make it happen. As any good therapist (or Instagram meme…) would say, the foundation of your family started with your relationship, so keeping it strong will benefit everyone. But date nights can be tricky to plan (read: finding a reliable babysitter) and expensive (read: paying said sitter plus whatever entertainment you choose for the evening). That’s why we also love a good date night in. There’s nothing wrong with a classic Netflix and take out combo post-bedtime, but we’re sharing five creative ideas to freshen up your regular routine.

Meet the Mom Behind Revtown Jeans!

Meet the Mom Behind Revtown Jeans!

As moms, finding wardrobe staples that are both comfortable and stylish is key. We need to be ready to go from the playground to pick up and from meetings to lunch, quick. That’s why we’re loving Revtown, a new brand of denim started by former Under Armour executives. We spoke to the Product Development Lead Jennifer Carcich, who is Mom to Wilder, 2 ½ and Violet, 7 months, about this innovative brand, her life as a working mom, and what’s next for Revtown.

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