The Ultimate List of Mother and Son Date Ideas

They say “don’t blink”. I don’t know who “they” are, but I’m starting to understand what they are saying. Each day I blink and then my baby starts kindergarten. Or I blink and my oldest is taller than I am. Next time I blink he might be heading out on his first date. And I’ll be stuck at home longing for the days when he was my special date and we went on adventures together. Since we can’t stop time, we can make the most of the time we have. These Mother and Son Date Ideas are the perfect and easy way for moms to build an unbreakable bond with their son.   Mother and Son Date Ideas One thing that I have noticed in raising my 4 boys is that they crave, CRAVE one-on-one attention.  They want to have time with just mom or dad and not the entire family. A Mother and Son date night doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. We have a large family (by today’s standards) and it can be hard to have time for each of my boys individually but these Mother and Son Date Ideas will get your brainstorming process started. Mom and Son Date Ideas […]

5 Tips for Keeping Marriage Fun After Having Kids

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Family, Food and Fun at Chuck E. Cheese’s

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chuck E. Cheese’s. The opinions and text are all mine. The past 2 months have been really heavy for my kids. Moving. New Schools. New kids. Unexpected family situations. They needed a break and Chuck E. Cheese’s was calling our name! Family, Food and Fun at Chuck E. Cheese’s We have been to Chuck E. Cheese’s a few times over the years but not that my youngest could remember.  And he was thrilled!  He is still thanking me for taking him over a week later. 🙂 […]

Teaching Teens Money Management Skills

  “This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Greenlight, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #GreenPMG  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV”   The teenage years seem to sneak up when you’re least expecting it. I’ve now had a teen for almost a year and I’m realizing just how little time I have left with him in my home. One of the many things I want to teach him before he leaves the house is how to manage money. He needs all the help he can get! Teaching teens money management skills doesn’t have to be hard and here are a few tips that will help. Teaching Teens Money Management Skills […]

5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online

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Got Boys? Mom of Boys Shirts You Will LOVE

If you are a mom of boys, you know that raising boys isn’t for the weak! Those little mud-makers push us to the brink of insanity, yet we wouldn’t change being their mom for the world! I love being a mom of boys and if you do to, here are some Mom of Boys Shirts you will LOVE! 7 Mom of Boys Shirts You Will Love […]

7 Ways to Build Confidence in Your Teenage Son

I’m grateful to be partnering with AXE to talk about ways to build confidence in our teenage sons. The teenage years are fun, difficult, and a bit scary for our sons, but here are a few things we can do to set them up with the confidence they need to find success throughout their life. 7 Ways to Build Confidence in Your Teenage Son […]

Baby Teething Remedies that Actually Work (According to Moms!)

Teething is the worst!  Baby is miserable. Mommy just wants to help (and get some sleep) but it can be hard to know what to do.  Here are some baby teething remedies that actually work. Baby Teething Remedies that Actually Work Unfortunately, teething is the “one thing” every parent is guaranteed to go through. All babies get teeth at some point or another. Teething makes most babies not very pleasant to be around and parents will do anything to help. No parent wants to see their baby in pain! […]

Tips for Spending One-on-One Time with Your Son

Whether you have multiple sons or one son, finding time to spend alone with them is hard.  I love these tips for spending one-on-one time with your son! Tips for Spending One-on-One Time with Your Son The days are so busy! I made a commitment early on to try to find time to spend alone with our kids, no matter what and my boys love having time alone with just mom. There are so many things we learn from each other when we are alone. I have always wanted them to feel special and to experience that special time with me. I asked the moms of our Moms of Boys Community how they spend one-one-one time with their son(s) and they delivered. I loved the responses they gave! […]

Tricks that WORK to Get Kids to STOP Whining

Whining is the worst! However, if you have kids, you will have to listen to whining from time to time. While it’s never fun, it’s just part of the role of parenting. Although I have raised four boys and mine are getting older, I have used a few of these tricks that WORK to get kids to stop whining. Get Kids to Stop Whining I have some of my own tips for handling whining with boys, but so do the mamas from my Moms of Boys Facebook Community.  I asked them for their best tips and many shared their advice on how to get kids to stop whining. Here is what they had to say: […]

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