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6 Delicious DIY Popsicle Recipes

6 Delicious DIY Popsicle Recipes

Popsicles! What’s not to love about the sweet, cool, summer treat? Best of all, popsicles are easy to make and so much more fun to eat when you create them yourselves!  From creamy chocolate, to a sour lemon-lime, to fresh whole fruits, you can easily make a million different flavors. All you need is the […]

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Schedule a Super Summer 2

Schedule a Super Summer

I have a love-hate relationship with summer.   I love having my kids home, but I hate when they fight so much. Lazy days at the pool or on vacation are awesome, but I hate being hot and sweaty, and fending off all the bugs. I love the freedom of summer days, but I hate […]

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must haves for summer swimming

Must Haves for Summer Swimming

Time to pack your summer bags, mamas! Splash Pads and pools are beginning to open in the Cedar Rapids area, so what better time than now to share a few of my favorite water season must-haves. Pack your bags early, and you’ll be able to enjoy the summer sun soon with no hassle! Also, be […]

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Skip the Pool 10 Ideas for Water Play with Toddlers

Skip the Pool: Water Play for Toddlers

With the hot and sticky summer weather, we’ve been constantly on the lookout for fun ways to keep cool. My daughter loves being outside, so we often find ourselves playing in water! However, I don’t feel comfortable enough to let her swim on her own yet. So here are 10 toddler-friendly ways to play in […]

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Grill Safety The Day I Almost Lost My Family

Grill Safety: The Day I Almost Lost My Family

It was an ordinary summer evening. I was at the grocery store picking up some last minute items for supper. I had left my kids playing in the backyard with my husband, who was putting some pork chops on the grill. That’s when I got the phone call. “You have to come home. I can’t […]

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Survive Summer with these tips for managing the fighting and boredom!

School’s Out! Summer Survival Tips For Moms

I say this every year, but man, this school year just flew by!  School is just about out for summer, and while I’m excited to have my kids home, the fighting and moans of “I’m bored!” just about kill me every year.  So, I thought I’d put together some Summer Survival Tips for you (and […]

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