Category Archives: Family

DIY projects, ideas, and inspiration about family.


Beach Bag Essentials

Beach Bag Essentials

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JumpIntoSummer #CollectiveBias As a former competitive swimmer and now mom, I’ve had to learn not only have to survive but thrive in my swimsuit and sandals. My daughter would seriously live at the beach if she could. When it… Read More



Babysitter Essentials (If You Have a Toddler)

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions for these babysitter essentials are mine alone. #KidfreshFavorites #CollectiveBias As a teen, I used to babysit the neighborhood kids, and there were definitely the parents who made my job easier and those who didn’t. As a mom now, I want my… Read More


How To Let Kids Pick Their Outfit But Still Match

Let’s face it, I’m an organized, like-things-done-the-right-way mom. So when I heard multiple times that letting your kids pick their outfit for the day is a good thing to do I felt torn. I want to be a good mom and following this good parenting practice, but the type-A side of me really wants my kid’s… Read More


Personal Progress Motivational Handout Ideas

Personal Progress is a program designed to help young women cultivate feminine attributes, strengthen their testimonies, and reach their divine potential. It’s a beautiful process of discovering talents, knowledge, and life skills that will help them in the roles now and in the future as mothers. Personal Progress is broken down into 8 values: faith,… Read More


safe teen dating tips for parents and teens

Safe Teen Dating: 22 Tips for Parents and Teens

Unfortunately, bad things can happen to even the best of teens. And, quite frankly, it doesn’t matter how fun the date is if safety is compromised. Safety first! While we can’t prevent every bad thing from happening, there are things parents and teens can do to dramatically increase the likelihood of safe teen dating. Each tip… Read More


Personal Progress Value Experiences Calendars for Young Women

Personal Progress is a program designed to help young women cultivate feminine attributes, strengthen their testimonies, and reach their divine potential. It’s a beautiful process of discovering talents, knowledge, and life skills that will help them in the roles now and in the future as mothers. Personal Progress is broken down into 8 values: faith,… Read More


How to Help Your Child Succeed [by Ashley LeBaron]

Helping Children Develop a Mindset for Success Children are very impressionable. Even the offhand comment can shape who they become. This can seem alarming to parents, but it is also a wonderful opportunity. As a parent, be deliberate and careful about how you talk to your children because it will influence how successful they become.… Read More


DIY Disaster Backpack: Emergency 72 Hour Kit

Earthquake, volcano, tsunami, flood, storm. The natural disasters I just listed are the ones most likely to happen in Seattle–where I live. And when I say, “most likely to happen,” I mean we are due any day for a big one. I had a moment of panic when I realized that if an emergency or… Read More