Birthday Cake Pancakes Cake Recipe

If you need a birthday cake in a pinch that’s vibrant, scrumptious, and encourages guests to build their own “slice” with colorful toppings of their choice, then you’ll hit the jackpot with a birthday cake pancakes cake made from my favorite homemade pancake recipe!My youngest turned one this month, and we celebrated with a playful birthday cake pancakes cake: fluffy diner-style pancakes exploding with bright, colorful jimmies and stacked high. The topmost pancake was “frosted” in cream cheese and speckled with even more sprinkles to suit the cheerful occasion. She and all the wee attendees were delighted! ...more

Baby Wardrobe Staples for Elimination Communication

A few months ago I shared about our experience using the elimination communication method with our baby. She’s nearly a year old now, and still going strong. In fact, we’re right in the middle of potty training this week and you can learn how to potty train early here.If you’re just starting elimination communication with your child, know that you don’t really need to go out and buy anything you don’t already have on hand ....more

Brilliant Quick Fix Teacher Gift Anyone Can Do

Creating a tidy and germ-free classroom is at the top of every teacher's back to school to-do list. Help your child's teacher keep her schoolroom clean and students healthy by giving her a simple cleaning caddy stocked with her favorite cleaning supplies!...more

Chocolate Energy Balls

For many of us, school is back in full-swing! Chocolate energy balls are the perfect snack to pop into our kids...more

Brilliant Quick Fix Teacher Gift Anyone Can Do

Creating a tidy and germ-free classroom is at the top of every teacher’s back to school t0-do list. Help your child’s teacher keep her schoolroom clean and students healthy by giving her a simple cleaning caddy stocked with her favorite cleaning supplies!This easy teacher gift idea is a super fast way to show appreciation to the teachers in your life. Just pick up a few key items at the local supermarket, arrange them in a sturdy, colorful caddy, and let your child present them to his or her teacher on the first day of school....more

Fluffy 5-Minute Peanut Butter Frosting

Gobs of dreamy, fluffy, peanut butter frosting make any cupcake sing yodel, it’s that good. It’s my absolute favorite frosting recipe, hands down, and if you’ve ever tried my chocolate cupcakes recipe, you’ve already been introduced.Since summer is in full-swing, time is of the essence. It’s the seize-the-day season, and you’ve got a full-schedule of Little League games, pool dates, and walks in the part to fit in, so I’ll cut to the chase ....more

Teaching Kids Healthy Habits- What’s Dad’s Role?

He slips off his musty socks, tucking them carefully into his well-worn blue sneakers and stands up as an eager little girl calls out to him. “Papí, come on! Let’s dance.” He takes her outstretched hands, and proudly strides across the creaky wooden floor, one of only two fathers amidst a sea of women and little girls in the large, mirrored room ....more

Best brownie Recipe for Kids

It’s two p.m. and the blazing sun won’t be going down for hours. Your kids, decked out in brightly colored swimwear parade around the house insisting on blasting the sprinklers for the second time since noon. You’re a fun mom, so you set down your summer read and ease your way out of your comfy hammock in the shade, barefoot, making your way toward the lawn sprinkler....more

Teaching Kids Healthy Habits- What's Dad's Role?

He slips off his musty socks, tucking them carefully into his well-worn blue sneakers and stands up as an eager little girl calls out to him. "Papí, come on! Let's dance." He takes her outstretched hands, and proudly strides across the creaky wooden floor, one of only two fathers amidst a sea of women and little girls in the large, mirrored room....more

DIY Natural Night Cream

Have you ever checked the ingredient label of your favorite night cream? A couple of years ago I started making my own natural homemade lotions and face creams. I wanted to know exactly what was in the products I was smoothing onto my skin, especially during pregnancy ....more
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