Category Archives: Tips/Tricks

Keep Track of Medicine Given

Need help keeping track of whether you’ve given your child their medicine the number of times you were supposed to or if you’ve given it to them the full 5 or 10 days or however long you’re supposed to give … Continue reading

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Kids Need Help Figuring Out Which Shoe To Put On Which Foot?

This is absolutely genius – which is why I didn’t figure it out for myself!  We are THAT family is the genius.  (I read about this post here along with tons of other tips and tricks.)

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Make Your Own Hummingbird Nectar

Mix 1/4 cup sugar to one cup warm water. I have to fill this hummingbird feeder up at least once a week.  They love it!

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How to Extend the Freshness of Berries? Why, Vinegar, Of Course!

I cannot remember where I read about this, but it really does extend the life of a berry by a few days or more. I just pour about 1/4 cup (more or less) of plain vinegar in a bowl and … Continue reading

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Things That Should Be In Your 72-Hour Kit or Bug-Out Bag

I am, like, obsessed with this blog I found recently.  It offers so much useful information that I could sit and read it for hours. It’s called Homestead Survival.  One of their recent posts is about 72-Hour Kits or bug-out … Continue reading

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How-To: Stroller Handle Extensions

Does your back hurt after strolling baby around? I know mine does and so does my husband’s. It almost makes a family outing miserable because we dread how our backs will feel after pushing our daughter around in her umbrella … Continue reading

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Cut Kid Clutter

I read a Good Housekeeping article a while back about helping with kid clutter – you know, all the little bits and pieces your kiddoes leave in their wake – toys, books, Barbie clothes, whatever. The article suggested this: “Cut … Continue reading

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