Category Archives: Tips for Moms

5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Whole Grains (and a Giveaway)

I think we all know by now that eating whole grains is beneficial for your health.  They can help you feel fuller for longer, which can help you maintain your weight.  In addition, whole grains have been proven to lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk for heart disease.  Despite the many health benefits of whole grains, it… Keep Reading »

Griswold Home Care Services Helps Busy Moms Care for Aging Loved Ones

After my grandfather passed away two years ago, I have become increasingly concerned with how my grandmother is going to manage on her own.  She is 84 years old and it is becoming harder and harder for her to get around and take care of simple household tasks.  Yet, understandably, my grandmother wants to remain in her own home and retain… Keep Reading »

5 Tips for Getting Your Kids to Help With Laundry

Disclosure:  I received a sample of Purex PowerShot Detergent to facilitate this post. As a young stay at home mom, I thought I had to do all the cooking and cleaning. As our family grew to include 3 more kids, that started to get overwhelming. I mean 4 children generate ridiculous amounts of dirty laundry each week! Over… Keep Reading »

5 Tips for Making Your Holiday Road Trip Go More Smoothly

Can you believe Thanksgiving is just over a week away?   Many of us have plans to travel this holiday season, whether it is to visit loved ones far away, or to take a much needed vacation from the cold and dreary weather.   Every other Christmas, we head out to Wisconsin to see my in-laws.  They are an… Keep Reading »

Thanksgiving Made Easy with HoneyBaked Ham #HoneyBakedHoliday #ad

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I received a HoneyBaked Ham Gift Card to purchase my Thanksgiving meal. However, all opinions stated are my own. Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week?  I just love Thanksgiving – all the yummy food and spending time my loved ones.  What I don’t love, however, is being stuck all day in the kitchen… Keep Reading »

5 Ways to Keep Your Laundry Smelling Fresh and Clean

Confession time – I am not perfect suzy homemaker and often forget about laundry I have put in the washer.  Sometimes it’s the next day before I remember to throw it in the dryer.   I hate re-washing it but I don’t want my kids walking around with funky smelling clothes either.  So what’s a busy momma to… Keep Reading »

10 Great Ways to Get Rid of Leftover Halloween Candy

My kids love to go trick-or-treating just like other kids. However, the sugar high resulting from the mountain of Halloween candy my children bring home can be a nightmare. Since my kids eat a healthy diet 90% of the time, I certainly don’t mind them indulging a bit.  However, they absolutely do not need to eat every last piece of… Keep Reading »

Protect Your Eyesight! Contact Lens Safety Tips You Need to Know

Disclosure:  I wrote this review while participating in an Influencer campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. and received a promotional item from Mom Central to thank me for participating. I have been wearing contact lenses since I was a teenager. Back then, we didn’t have disposable lenses. I wore the… Keep Reading »