Kurbo is disgusting aka Don’t Put Kids on a Diet!

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, nor a health professional. All information presented here is for entertainment purposes only and is used at your own risk. A while back I expressed my disgust at the new app Kurbo by WW (formerly weight watchers). There is a still quite a bit of a backlash in some…

A Change is Coming!

Well I think it’s safe to say that  haven’t really been accomplishing all that I’ve wanted to since I’ve started this blog. I was excited about the whole homemaker angle because I thought I had legitimate knowledge to share but it turns out that I’m just struggling along as best I can. In Fact I’m…

Parental Supervision Required?

Do your kids require constant entertainment and supervision? How do you entertain your kids? Do you have them in music lessons? Are they on several sports teams? Do they know how to operate your electronics better that you do because they’ve been watching videos on your phone for years? Do you schedule playdates for them?…

Potty Training the Easy Way, for Boys or Girls

My Super Secret, No Fuss, No Muss, Easy Peasy, Potty Training Method So you’ve come to the point where you think you ought to try to “potty train” your child huh? Either you are just plain sick and tired of changing diapers (and who could blame you) or someone else is telling you that it…

Yet Another 10 Low Cost Winter Family Fun Activities

Low Cost Winter Family Fun Activity #21 – Blow frozen bubbles If you are (un)lucky enough to live somewhere with freezing cold winters pull out your stash of summertime bubbles formula and wands and head outside to blow some winter time bubbles with the kids. If it’s cold enough the bubbles will freeze and you’ll…

Meal Planning for Tired Moms

My love for stationery knows no bounds but meal planning holds a special place in my heart I have always been a big fan of meal planning. I love going shopping for new organizers and agendas and I usually have more than one on the go. Trouble is, I have no follow through. I start…

10 Low or No Cost Family Fun Activities for Winter

Ahh, the holidays! A time for spending a bunch of money doing things because everyone else is doing them and buying stuff you don’t need or even want. Well not us! This  year we’ve decided to simplify the holiday season and scale back on the spending at the same time. We’ve never really gone too…

Lazy Mom’s 5 Step Emergency Clean-Up

If you’re like me you try to stick to a regular routine when it comes to cleaning (as I explain in my post Five Things You Can Do to Keep Your Home Clean Enough for Company) Sometimes though, life happens and our best intentions get away from us. Somehow the house winds up looking like Kansas after…

5 Practical Gifts for New Moms

Moms need love too, and not just any kind of love, they need practical love. This is why I’ve decided to share my list of totally practical products that will help new moms as they’re trying to get a handle on keeping a baby alive while simultaneously attempting to look after themselves.

Fostering independence (aka I’m a lazy mom so I make my kids do stuff)

No, seriously. I am a lazy mom. I am also firm believer in fostering independence in our children. And did I mention that I am also quite lazy? These two things give me the perfect motivation for ensuring my kids learn early that there are things they are expected to do in the course of…