Kris and I like to go out to eat. We have figured out how to manage our time at a restaurant with our kids, but what about how much it costs?! Seriously, it could break the bank! Here are 7 Continue reading Ways to Save While Eating Out with Kids
Miss going out to dinner, but do not want to leave your kids with a sitter? Here are some tips for eating out with kids! This post is sponsored by Netflix. As always, all opinions are genuine and my own! Continue reading Tips for Eating Out with Kids
Many parents wonder whether to tell their children if Santa is real. While there is good reason not to, this post is not about that. Instead, it shares that Christmas is Magical Without Santa. First, the realizations that led to Continue reading Christmas is Magical Without Santa
Earlier this week we met friends at the park- a typical day for us. As I was uploading the pictures I realized; it is all of these seemingly average days that are creating my children’s childhood- and my memory of Continue reading Just Another Day: My Gratitude Photo Journal
This is a really neat challenge. For 12 days participants submit a photo representing their motherhood experience on a given topic. Each photo must be taken on the day it is submitted. Today’s topic is: Where/What I Spend My Day. Continue reading Where I Spend My Day: Moments of Motherhood #1
As spring heads our way, the days are becoming brighter, and the nights more beautiful. So this week I am grateful for: Giant creatures that can be climbed all day long, and quiet moments that are naturally bright. For using Continue reading Natural Light: My Gratitude Photo Journal.
All of us parents have been there. Maybe it was because we had a coffee too late in the day or because our baby is cutting teeth. Or we might have had three consecutive nights with only a few hours Continue reading 10 Ways to Handle the Day With Children after a Sleepless Night.
We can never be prepared for parenthood. We can think of things from our baby’s perspective though as is shared here in A Letter From Your Baby. Welcome to Our Muddy Boots! Please like our Facebook page, follow us on Continue reading Dear Mom and Dad: A Letter From Your Baby
This is also my motherhood. My motherhood is a constant contradiction of wanting to be with my children so much that I do not want to leave them to work, and being so bored from playing cars that I desperately want Continue reading My Motherhood Is.
I was blindsided by motherhood. I had no idea how much it would change my life. Before my oldest child was born, I was committed to keeping my life as it was whether children were a part of it or Continue reading The Motherhood Groove
A new friend recently introduced my husband Kris and I to Sandra Dodd, someone I consider to be the ultimate advocate for children and families. Sandra has encouraged us to know our children more deeply. She is teaching us how Continue reading Removing The Artificial Lid
I have the best of intentions. Really, I do. I want my children to experience things. And I do not want either child’s age to limit the experiences of the other. So I do things that are probably a bit Continue reading To Venture or Not
The advantages of a surprise winter wonderland created by your two and four year old in the playroom (especially after your house was cleaned one hour prior): 1. No matter how full the diaper pail is, the room constantly smells Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Powder on the Floor is good.