Patriotic 4th of July Crafts

Your 4th of July BBQ will look a little different this year. Ahhh, the joys of gathering around the grill with your closest friends as you enjoy the extra day off from work on a day that finally feels like summer. The traditions of your Memorial Day barbecues may be tried and true, but in the times of a pandemic, they’re bound to look a bit different this year. At least, they should. Recycled Tin Can Windsocks Supplies:Empty and clean...

Treat Yourself This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is around the corner and we have been stuck at home for weeks during the stay at home order. With schools closing to stop the spread of coronavirus, you may find yourself working from home with a new side- gig: teacher. We all have a lot on our plates and don’t have the option to go to a spa (or anywhere) to relax and pamper ourselves. Which is exactly why we need to find ways to step...

How to Stay Busy While Social Distancing

If you’re like most parents around the world right now, you are somewhere between losing your mind and trying to figure out what to do with the children all day. Somewhere between trying to show your family how to properly ration the food in the fridge for a few weeks and not eating everything in pantry in a few days. Just remember we didn’t have time to plan for this unexpected leave from school and work so give yourself...

Breast Self-Exam for a Cure

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast self-exam, or regularly examining your breasts on your own, can be an important way to find breast cancer early when it’s more likely to be treated successfully. While no single test can detect all breast cancers early, Breastcancer.org believes that performing breast self-exam in combination with other screening methods can increase the odds of early detection.

Becoming a Healthy Active Family – Reversing Childhood Obesity Together

With September being National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and going along with the Healthy Living article, I wanted to help give you and your family some ideas to help make steps towards a solution. One in 3 children in the United States are overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news? Childhood obesity can be...

6 Simple Self-Care Ideas for Busy Moms

Putting your best self forward requires intentional choices (especially for busy moms), even if that means stepping outside your comfort zone and putting yourself first. But you can feel healthy, look great, and live a joyful life, all while juggling a family and a career. The key? Designing a balanced life through purposeful choices that feed your body, mind, and soul. Easier said than done, right?Julie Burton, author of The Self-Care Solution: A Modern Mother’s Must-Have Guide to Health...

DIY: Homemade Valentines

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about Valentine cards for the kids’ classmates, décor, and other fun projects. What’s more special than something handmade with love and care? If you’re in the mood to make homemade valentines this year, you’ve come to the right spot. Most of these super fun  crafts you can find at the Dollar Store. These valentines are guaranteed to make kids smile. They’re creative, playful and cost...