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LEARNING TO ENJOY THE LITTLE MOMENTS

LEARNING TO ENJOY THE LITTLE MOMENTS

  Lately, I have notice how my daughter finds so much joy in the simple things.  Chatting with the birds out the window, the excitement over a bath, dancing to music, finding the tiniest speck of something on the carpet, and so many other little moments.  Her child wonderment is such a beautiful thing. Constantly looking […]

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STOCKING AN ARTS AND CRAFTS PANTRY

Flour, sugar, salt, basic ingredients that most would consider pantry staples. The great thing about having a well stocked pantry is being able to create so many great dishes without a lot of planning and grocery shopping. The same principle of keeping a pantry so that many dishes can be made without a trip to […]

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5 LESSONS A MIDWESTERN MOM CAN LEARN FROM HER EAST AFRICAN SISTER

As I write this post from my comfortable kitchen while one child plays Osmo on her iPad and another circles the block on his Razor scooter, mothers living in developing nations are raising children while contending with famine, inadequate healthcare, lack of access to clean water, subpar education, and a host of other challenges. The […]

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20 WAYS TO DEAL WITH STRESS

20 WAYS TO DEAL WITH STRESS

April is Stress Awareness Month. Who knew? I’m sure if I was to ask how many of you are stressed on a daily basis, I would see a lot of hands. Mommin’ ain’t easy! There’s kid stress, work stress, marital stress, self stress, and stress about all the stress. It definitely can take a toll […]

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QCMB EASTER EGG HUNT ROUND-UP | 2017

Easter is just a short couple weeks away and I am super excited to share lots of fun family events coming up soon. We have rounded up all of the event information you need for one fantastic, egg-hunting, candy-stuffing holiday!  Easter Egg Hunts – Iowa  Dahl’s Ford’s 5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt Davenport, Iowa Sunday, April […]

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