Skipping breakfast is not an option for me . . . at least if I want to be in any condition to be around other humans. The problem is I like to hit the ground running in the morning so taking the time to stop and actually cook breakfast drives me nuts. Overnight oats are the perfect option for me because I don’t have to do anything except grab a spoon and pull it out of the fridge. It’s nice and filling too without feeling heavy so I love starting my day off with it.
Road trips are not known to be the most exciting thing in the world and when you have a car full (or van full in our case) of kids that can spell disaster. The best way to avert a meltdown and keep everyone relatively happy on your trip is to keep kids busy, busy, busy. We plan ahead so we can keep them occupied and make the trip more enjoyable for everyone.
re you getting a tax refund this year? I know there are a lot of ways you can simplify your life that don’t cost any money at all but if you had a bit of extra money to spend that sure opens up your options. We have some easy ideas for you, including a contract-free cell phone for the kids from Walmart Family Mobile.
This simple preschool sensory activity can be done using basic household supplies — just salt and a cookie sheet! I love doing sensory activities with my kids. Before my kids are old enough for structured crafts or more formal preschool activities, we start with sensory activities. Yes, they are messy, but kids get so much out of sensory activities, especially during the preschool years and they always have a blast.