Dear Middle Child

As my middle son nears age 5, I feel like I missed him being a baby. Part of that may be him being the middle kid. Or maybe because he’s close in age to his brothers. Whatever the case, he suddenly seems so grown up! This is what I want him to know. Dear middleContinue reading “Dear Middle Child”

How We Hudson

Have you ever wondered how large families function? How do they get places on time? How do they feed all those kids? How do they afford it all? A new YouTube channel, “How We Hudson” has begun a questions series. The family of 9 seems to manage everything so well that people have been askingContinue reading “How We Hudson”

10 Resources for your New Year Resolutions

Someone asked me the other day if I was excited for 2019. Yet, another honest answer from me… I’m not ready for it. The holidays this year just feel super sped up. Right now, I have no current plans tonight except to stay up with my 6 year old while everyone else sleeps. My husbandContinue reading “10 Resources for your New Year Resolutions”

10 Effective Vinegar Remedies (For Health and Home)

After starting my journey with essential oils, I learned how harmful everyday household products can be. The possibilities with essential oils seem as vast as the ocean. And they smell good too! But, what if I’m just looking for a basic non-toxic remedy that is super cheap? And what do I have on hand? ResearchingContinue reading “10 Effective Vinegar Remedies (For Health and Home)”

10 Myths About the Stay-at-Home-Mom

Photo by Travis Grossen on Unsplash If you don’t stay at home with your kids, you probably have your own assumptions about the gig. Some look down on stay-at-home moms while some admire SAHMs. Let’s clear a few things up! According to Forbes, staying home is popular among millenials for a variety of reasons. The gist of itContinue reading “10 Myths About the Stay-at-Home-Mom”

My Realization About Babysitters

Why we never hired a babysitter As a stay-at-home mom of 6 years, I made it my job to find ways to guide our family in the frugal lifestyle. Because you know, if you’re not making an income (alongside your spouse), the best you can do is save it and stretch it. In 6 yearsContinue reading “My Realization About Babysitters”

What Mom Really Wants for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a big deal for us moms! After all, many agree that becoming a mom brought purpose to our lives. While Moms appreciate gestures or gifts, what most of us want is even more meaningful. A day to feel special. A day to really feel like our families appreciate us.

80+ Fun Summer Activities for the Family

      Happy May 1st! It’s almost time for summer! Who’s ready? Have you started planning your big summer vacation? Or will you be spending your warm-weathered days at home? Over the years two of our favorite things to do to prepare for summer are; plot out our vegetable garden and make a summerContinue reading “80+ Fun Summer Activities for the Family”

10 Tips to Encourage Kids to Eat Healthy

Are you looking for tips on getting your kids to eat healthier? This question has been going around lately. The truth is, we started our healthy routine right away. We incorporated habits we learned growing up and applied them to our family. And that’s what’s made it fairly easy for us. However, sometimes your kidsContinue reading “10 Tips to Encourage Kids to Eat Healthy”