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 Read More

7 Awesome Gifts for Tween Boys

Check out these awesome gifts for tween boys. This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase using my links. Click here to see my full disclosure policy.   Shopping for tween boys can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be.   By this Read More

My Top 7 Tools & Resources to Do. All. The. Things.

So here’s the question I get asked more than anything. “How do you do it all? You take care of your grandmother around the clock. You homeschool the kids. Run the house. Now a blog.” Which most of my friends and family don’t even know about the blog by the way.   LOL. Well for Read More

6 Tips for Raising Kids While Caregiving Full-time

So you’re raising kids and a full-time caregiver. Welcome to the club. Feeling like you just signed your life away? Just when the kids are getting older and time is more flexible, here you are right back in the thick of it. Parenting is hard.  Caregiving is hard.  Doing both at the same time has Read More

Why Can’t You Just Sleep in Your Own Damn Bed?

   Why can’t you just sleep in your own damn bed?   You know the routine. You read a story or sing a song. You put out a glass of water. You put on the night-light. You hug and kiss them. Tell them you love them. You tuck the covers just right. And then it Read More

Why I Hate Your Kid

Okay, maybe “hate your kid“, is a bit extreme, but so is your kid.  Our old house was the neighborhood hangout.  Rainy days, our house.  Wet, snowy days for hot chocolate breaks while waiting for machine dried clothes, our house.   Funny thing is, now we have a much bigger yard and an awesome basement Read More

14 Ways Parenting is Like The Walking Dead

  Last night I laid in bed thinking over the season finale of The Walking Dead.  Wondering who was on the other end of Negan’s bat, Lucille.   Who is it?   Damn, October is a long time to wait. I realized it’s like parenting. You think things are going fine until you’re surrounded and Read More