26 Unique Halloween Costumes for Twins or Siblings

For your convenience, this post about Halloween costumes for twins or siblings contains affiliate links from which I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you.  One of the best parts of Halloween is dressing up! It has always been so fun to come up with creative Halloween costume ideas. And now that I have kids, I am constantly trying to think of original, coordinating Halloween costumes for twins and siblings. I figured I needed to get them in while I could, before the kids were old enough to start picking out their own costumes! I mentioned … Continue reading

3 Letter Recognition Ideas for Toddlers

For your convenience, this letter recognition ideas for toddlers post contains affiliate links and is sponsored by I See Me! Even though all 3 kids are still under the age of 3, I can’t help but think of their futures. I just want to give them a great chance for success. And I personally would consider them successful as long as they are happy with whatever they are doing. I don’t have any background in child development, but I believe early literacy skills will help them as they grow up, so they can follow their passions and be happy. As … Continue reading

14+ Halloween Party Game Ideas!

14 Halloween Party Game Ideas - Love these for my kids' class parties and fall festivals!

Just so you know, I LOVE Halloween! Whether it’s playing a game at a Halloween party, dressing up (like these 26 costume ideas for twins or siblings), carving pumpkins, or eating candy, I enjoy it all! So, I’m super excited to bring you this round up of over 14 fun Halloween Party Game Ideas! One of the reasons I love Halloween so much is because it has always had a special meaning for my late-husband, Chaz, and me since our sophomore year of college (14 years ago! Yowza!). It was at a Halloween party that I started to like him … Continue reading

The World of Eric Carle

This post contains affiliate links and I will earn commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my links, at no additional cost to you.One of the kids’ favorite books is Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?. And I absolutely love listening to the girls “read” it. In the beginning, Charlotte would read it like, “Brown bear, brown bear, see? Red bird, red bird, see?” And so on. While Violet would say “Red bird lookin’ ah me. Yellow duck lookin’ ah me.” They could go through the entire story like that. To say it was adorable would … Continue reading

7 Tips I Wish I’d Known BEFORE I Took Toddlers Berry Picking

If you plan on taking toddlers berry picking, you'll want to know these 7 tips before you go! So helpful! www.MePlus3Today.com

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links. If you read my Summer Bucket List post, you probably saw that berry picking was an activity I wanted to try. I had never been before, and it seemed like something the kids might enjoy. So around the end of June, at the peek of strawberry season in our area, we ventured out to a local u-pick strawberry patch! It really was quite the adventure! I think it was one of the first times since Chaz died that I took all 3 kids out, by myself, to a place that wasn’t … Continue reading

My Kids LOVE Frozen, Do Yours?

“For the first time in forever…” Violet will sing along to the Frozen Soundtrack. “That’s your song, Mommy,” Charlotte will say.Yes. Yes it is.That is my favorite song on the Frozen soundtrack. I’m not ashamed of admitting it, because I bet most of you probably have one too! So ‘fess up! What is it? 🙂I often catch myself singing around the house. The girls will say “That song’s not on, Mommy!” I’m not sure if they are trying to tell me that I’m not that great of a singer, so I should stop… Or if they think I can only … Continue reading

Mommy Reality Challenge: The Essence of Summer

I’m taking a quick break from my 31 Acts of Kindness Series to write about the Mommy Reality Challenge that I like to participate in.  This challenge about capturing a little Mommy Reality is hosted by A Lavender Life, JENerally Informed, and Leapfrog and Lipgloss. So far, I’ve only participated in 3 challenges.  You can click on the following to check them out: Mommy’s Meals Moment of Trouble The Laundry Room I really wanted to make sure I didn’t miss this week’s post because it is just so fun!  Plus, I can include a Summer Bucket List update too! Since we … Continue reading

Rainy Day Activity – Summer Bucket List

Although the first day of Summer was actually just this past weekend, I’m pretty sure most of us have considered it the summer season for a few weeks now. In a previous post I explained that I made a Summer Bucket List for the kids and I to work on this year.  Anytime we are bored or don’t know what to do, I refer to the list for an activity! And over the past few weeks, we’ve been slowly checking stuff off the list!  It feels good to see what we are accomplishing! Which brings me to last week.  It was … Continue reading

10 Activities and Crafts Using Clothespins!

10 Activities and Crafts Using Clothespins - Love these ideas! Perfect for Toddlers & Preschoolers!

If you have kids, I would definitely recommend you keep some clothespins on hand.  “Why clothespins?” you may ask.  First, there are so many fun activities and crafts using clothespins. Second, they are great for developing fine motor skills! With so many different activities and crafts using clothespins, having them on hand is a great way to keep kiddos occupied for a good chunk of time.  Consider pulling them out when you’re making dinner, cleaning, or just need a little time for yourself! To highlight the talents of my fellow members of the Kid Blogger Network and as a quick resource to … Continue reading

Mommy Reality Challenge: Mommy’s Meals

*Post contains affiliate links.  Read full disclaimer here. I’ve been browsing Pinterest and reading A LOT of different blogs lately, in pursuit of becoming a better blogger.  It’s fun and I’m reading a lot of interesting tips for parenting and some great activity ideas for the kids! And it has also made me see that I’m not the only one struggling with this rollercoaster of motherhood. I’m not the only one who struggles with yelling at their kids.   I’m not the only one who gets incredibly frustrated when their child won’t put their shoes on. I’m not the only … Continue reading