Cooking Made Fun and Healthy for Kids

Cooking Made Fun and Healthy for Kids

It’s not rare for kids to hate eating vegetables, especially when they find out there are greens in their food. I had the same dilemma with one of my daughters. Charlotte loves playing sports, but hates eating greens. I’ve been worried about her health for the longest time because I know that her activities require nutritious meals, and she’s turning 10 in a few months. Then, I recently found out she loves helping me out when I cook. I noticed a few months ago that she’s always snooping around the kitchen and it gave me an idea: why not use her fascination in cooking to make her eat vegetables? Here are some simple tips: 

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Mom's Temporarily Out of Order

I've got a confession to make, I'm broken. The part of me that knows how to keep it all together and trudge on has been chipped away at the last few months. Though in the grand scheme of life and the problems of the world the things that have beaten me down seem insignificant. Yet these insignificant things are beating the shit out of me mentally.

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#Giveaway - Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery Blu-ray

#Giveaway - Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery Blu-ray

I've told you before that my kiddos are HUGE Scooby-Doo fans, but what I haven't shared it that they've also developed a fondness for classic rock. While they will never truly understand the glory of the outlandish outfits, long hair and crazy guy-liner of the time (this seriously could be a good thing) do get that it's great music. Now I have the opportunity to embrace the fun that is KISS with Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery.

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Review: CREE Lightbulbs #KloutPerk

Review: CREE Lightbulbs #KloutPerk

Matt has one of those loft style bunk beds that has the desk underneath it. On the desk you will find a collection of trinkets, Minecraft books, coding manuals, his xbox, PC and a lamp. The lamp is necessary, because the bed above blocks out most of the light from above, but we always had the issue of the light bulb getting too hot underneath his mattress.

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10 Perfect After School Activities for Kids with ADHD

10 Perfect After School Activities for Kids with ADHD

Reading about ADHD is sometimes depressing. A lot of people often think having ADHD is a bad thing, and that it’s all disruptive and unusual. Well, I can’t put the blame on them: children with ADHD tend to be unpredictable, have low concentration, and are, as the name suggests, hyperactive. Though, with careful assessment and proper approach, kids with ADHD can even do better than kids without ADHD.

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Updating Our Families Purpose Statement

Updating Our Families Purpose Statement

Every one has a purpose in life. Your purpose might revolve around your faith, family or career, but if you take the time examine what you want from life, you will find your purpose. 

I created our first family purpose statement in 2011 and updated it for the fist time last December. As our family has grown our statement has grown and this past week I sat down to examine just what it is I want for family again.

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