A letter to my son, on starting Pre-K

To my little boy, When I hear your feet pitter patter down the stairs in the stillness of the early morning, I meet you with a smile and warm embrace while I immediately start praying that today, we wouldn’t have tears and perhaps, I can feel better about releasing your still tiny, fragile self to…

Perfect Lunch Bowls | Kids or Adults

Ozeri INSTAVAC Nesting Food Storage Container Set . Instant vacuum freshness without pumps, motors or confusing parts; Simply press down on the lid and air is forced out via the one-way valve. Patented valve removes excess air to reduce naturally occurring bacteria; It also releases pressure to prevent spills and splatters in microwaves. Wave pattern…

Choosing the right Jogging Stroller

Things To Consider When Buying Jogging Strollers Whether its your first child or your third/fourth/etc, having a great jogging stroller must be on one of your to-get list!! Most moms and dads purchase a jogging stroller because it is very beneficial when trying to get out and still have your baby comfortable and properly secured….

Fail to Plan; Plan to Fail

As my kids get older, one of the key things I do is plan…and I recognize that when I fail to plan; I should most certainly plan to fail aka be overly stressed out with half fed, tired kids. Some weeks are filled with things to do; doctor/dentist appointments, work commitments and deadlines, business meetings,…

3 Fun Summer Activities That Help Your Child Grow

“The (typically) wondrous months of summer are here! This means lots of time for fun in the sun. No matter what ages your kids are, this gives opportunities for new adventures whether it be a family vacation, days at the pool, or exploring the outdoors. However, there are also ways to ensure your children continue…

Say Cheese | Multiplication Game Review

Adding games into learning help to foster a sense of enjoyment and takes the pressure off of the child. I find this to be especially true for math games especially when its a concept that’s difficult. A topic that we encountered a few hiccups with along the way was multiplication and quickly recognizing multiples and…

Date Balls | Energy and Protein Packed

These are especially great during Ramadan because proteins take longer to digest leaving you feeling full for much longer. The natural sugars also help to stabilize blood sugar which is important when fasting for 12 + hours. Ingredients: Dates (3-4 cups blended) Walnuts ( 1 cup) Chia seeds ( 1/2 cup) Unsweetened coconut (1 cup)…

The Nose Frida

  How I survived 3 children without this is beyond my comprehension but now that I have it, just call me your professional snot sucker, booger catcher/fairy-helping-my–baby-breathe-easy-with-my-nose-Frida-wand-like-snot-sucking-abilities. Whew! By now if you don’t quite understand how much I dearly recommend this product, let me break it down; starting and ending with the pros 😉 It…

Reminder:

Every single day that we make the effort to raise our children into compassionate, God following little people with values and morale and a firm sense of belonging we are doing something that will impact this world- so don’t lose hope and despair and underestimate your role as parents. It’s single-handedly the most important, world…

Teething Cookies

Sounds like a yummy treat that even a parent might enjoy…right? hmm, well– maybe not so much for us parents;  although a cookie treat while soothing a teething baby always seems like the best option to me! 🙂 What these cookies will do however is surely help sore gums with the specially designed textured ridges that…

10 Things I want to teach my kids about choosing Friends

Surround yourself with people who care more about God’s opinion of them than other people’s opinion. Find those who intentionally reach out to others from within their “inner circle” and connect with them Surround yourself with people who are not obsessed with material possessions. Seek out those who care more about doing the right thing…