Is She Ready to Shave Her Legs?

So you’re wondering if your tween is ready to shave her legs?  It’s something we’re contemplating around here too.   Some of the early milestones were easier.   First steps, first tooth.   Sure they had their challenges, but now it seems every one of them requires a decision on our part.   Are they Read More

1 gift your family will love

1 Gift Giving Idea Your Family Will Love

Gift giving when you’ve been married a while can be harder to come up with. When you’ve been married a really, long time gets even harder.   This will be our 30th Christmas.   Last year at Christmas time, my husband says what he always says.   “Don’t get me anything for Christmas.”   Well, Read More

3 Fun Ideas When Your Kids Are Too Old for Trick or Treat

Halloween when we first become moms we can’t wait to dress up our little pumpkins, as well little pumpkins.   We dress them up and push them in strollers while they sleep all just to show them off and score some candy for ourselves.   Candy which by the way lives under your bed every Read More

Awesome Gifts Teen Boys

7 Awesome Gifts for Teen Boys

Shopping for teens can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be.   Past the point of toys and mundane stuff.  Yet not quite adults.  Cash is still king, but if you’re looking for something else, try these.   This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you Read More

Awesome Gifts Tween Boys

7 Awesome Gifts for Tween Boys

Shopping for tween boys can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be.   By this age, most kids are into some type of activity or have a strong interest in something. So you would think this makes it easier to find a gift. Just get them something they need or want having to do Read More

 one reason I'm glad I was a caregiver and one reason I'd never do it again

One Reason I’m Glad I Was A Caregiver And One Reason I’d Never Do It Again

Caregiving is a tough job. Caregiving full-time, as in around the clock, is insanely hard. Doing it with a growing family and a marriage to nurture nearly broke me. There’s one reason I’m glad I was a caregiver and one reason I’d never do it again.   Many of my 2016 posts were about caregiving. Read More

All time favorite must read for tween girls

All Time Favorite Must Read for Tween Girls

The tween years are tough age.  Not teens, not really little, not so cute any more either.  They struggle to fit in.  Differences in development begin to really stand out.  That’s why this book is our all time favorite must read for tween girls..   This post contains affiliate links, click here to see my full disclosure Read More