Friday Favorites · Mealtime

Eating Like the French Kids: Veggies!

As every mom knows, getting kids to eat vegetables is not an easy task! So how do the French find their little ones gobbling up those greens?? Two of the biggest reasons which stuck out to me: They serve the vegetables FIRST. If you are following the rule we discussed last Friday of no snacking,… Continue reading Eating Like the French Kids: Veggies!

Category #2 · Friday Favorites · Mealtime

Eating Like the French Kids: No More Snacking

I have been completely inspired by some new readings I discovered recently about how the French (particularly their children) eat. I wouldn’t say my two toddlers were bad eaters. However, we had slowly been becoming more and more lax, and I noticed meal time consisting of them picking at their plates for a few short minutes before… Continue reading Eating Like the French Kids: No More Snacking

Friday Favorites · Organization · Toddlers

My Solution to the Endless Mess of Toys

I was ready for a change, ready to find a solution to the never ending disaster of our place–the toy mess. I started by weaning out a large majority of them. A large majority?? You would never know! There were still so many nice ones I knew the kids did not “need” but could not… Continue reading My Solution to the Endless Mess of Toys

Amazing People · Friday Favorites · Tips and Tricks

Wonder Woman Power Posing

Has life drained you of your childhood confidence? Do you ever feel a bit insecure in your identity? Well then, strike a pose. A Power Pose to be exact, and watch the confidence soar. No Joke! Amy Cuddy (social psychologist and associate professor at Harvard Business School) revealed in her 2012 TED Talk, how “power posing” creates actual changes to your brain.… Continue reading Wonder Woman Power Posing

Exhaustion · Friday Favorites · Organization

The 20 Minute Challenge

I recently wrote about the constant war I seem to have with all the “stuff” around here, i.e. my messy home! I was challenged by some of you readers to take it small, finding little bits of time to tackle little bits of work. You inspired me, and I have been doing small challenges with myself… Continue reading The 20 Minute Challenge