Going to the Pool with Kids is a Special Kind of Hell
motherhood | Sassy, Snarky, & Sarcastic Parenting Humor | summer

Going to the Pool with Kids is a Special Kind of Hell

When I was a kid, summer was the absolute best! Now that I’m a parent, I have decidedly mixed feelings about the season and much of the dilemma centers around the pool. In fact, going to the pool with kids seems like its own special kind of hell. I really want to love taking my kids to…

5 Summer Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers That Are Easy AND Fun
Kids Crafts & Activities | Parenting | Simple & Sensible "Super Mom" / "Super Teacher" Ideas | summer

5 Summer Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers That Are Easy AND Fun

Summer is a fantastic time of year. Still, it can be painful if you’re hearing the words, “I’m bored” spoken (whined) constantly during summer vacation. You can avoid that with these easy and fun summer activities for preschoolers and toddlers. (Early elementary-schoolers will enjoy them too!) I have three boys, ages two, four, and seven,…

Summer Survival Tips: The REAL “Essentials” Checklist
Sassy, Snarky, & Sarcastic Parenting Humor | Stay At Home Mom | summer

Summer Survival Tips: The REAL “Essentials” Checklist

At this time of year, there are a lot of “essentials for summer survival” and “summer hacks and tips” checklists floating around the internet. Most of them seem to be related to nutrition and appearance (summer body, beach-ready, etc.). Well, that particular ship sailed for me when my middle son literally tore through my abs….