DIY Salt Writing Tray for Preschool Fine Motor Activities

What’s a mama to do to entice her preschooler to practice pre-writing? We’re not big fans of worksheets at our house. Learning sticks more when it’s immersive and hands-on! In fact, we’ve got a super-relaxed method of doing homeschool preschool you can steal! Still, it’s absolutely essential that we teach fine motor skills and pre-writing practice with our preschoolers right? Looking for more toddler and preschooler ideas? Try this fun process art project for kids! Maybe you’ve seen a cute salt writing tray on Pinterest, or drooled over a Montessori-inspired wooden tray on Amazon. Why not make your own...

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10 New Mom Gift Basket Ideas (That She’ll Actually Use)

Do you actually remember those first few days and weeks after your baby was born? A friend of mine once told me “The days are long, but the years are short.” I never knew just how true this was until my son was born. Oh. My. Goodness. Talk about emotional. The highs and lows we experience as new moms are simply hard to put into words. Along with a lot of prayer, the one thing that helped me look forward into the future was an abundance of real friendship to walk alongside me. Friends who brought me sweet new...

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Get Healthy from the Inside Out with Nature Made Probiotics at WalMart

This post was sponsored by Nature MadeĀ® as a part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central. Mamas, let’s be honest. If you’re like me, you take a trip to WalMart at least once a week. I’m always out of milk, there’s always one last thing I forgot to add to my grocery list. I ran out of razors…again. It just happens. You too? I knew it šŸ™‚ So, while you’re there, why not make an investment in your health and in the health of your family? Nature MadeĀ® Ā Probiotics Available at WalMart SuperCenters In my latest WalMart SuperCenter...

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Why I Made the Switch to WaterWipes Baby Wipes

This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. It’s time to rethink your baby wipes, mamas! Take a second to think about that pack of wipes you stash in your bag. Do you know what’s in them? To be honest, I didn’t care one lick about the ingredients in skin products before my son was born. But now I’ve got a two year old son with eczema. I first noticed his symptoms after he turned one year old. Now as an almost-three...

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Trunk or Treat Train Theme (Ideas and Inspiration!)

Trunk or treat events are such a great way to participate in the fall holidays in a safe, wholesome way. I love how our church uses events like these to reach our neighbors and show love to our community. We also have a competition for the best trunk or treat theme! My husband and I teamed up with our family to rock out an awesome trains theme trunk or treat. (Yep, my twin sister is married to my husband’s brother. This means our boys are double cousins!) Since our boys absolutely love trains, we decided to go all out...

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