Printable Morning Routine Charts

Printable Morning Routine Charts – Free printable kids morning routine charts to help teach kids independence and provide guidance for their morning routine! Charts for boys and girls! Today we’re talking about getting up in the morning. If you’re visiting today, you’re probably here to snag these printable morning routine charts for your little kiddos. Before you do, hear me out for a second. As adults, you might agree that it’s not always easy to just pop out of bed in {Read More}

How I Finally Got My Preschooler to Sleep

How I Finally Got My Preschooler to Sleep – If you feel like you’ve tried everything to get your little one to sleep, I have one more idea for you! I remember when the kids were infants and Josh and I wondered if we’d ever sleep again. As the years went by, sleep schedules continued to improve. . .especially for our son, Dane. Our daughter, Cora, was a bit of a different story. As a toddler she’d often wake during {Read More}

How to Make Magnetic Slime

How to Make Magnetic Slime -Wondering how to make slime with magnetic qualities? This step-by-step tutorial is so helpful and even includes a video! This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Spring break this year was a little boring – at least for my son. My husband was off bass fishing in Texas with a buddy, my daughter was at daycare (like usual) and Dane stayed at home with me while I worked. Although he said that the days {Read More}

Kids Squeeze Ball

Kids squeeze ball, stress ball, squishy ball. . .whatever you’d like to call it. This toy keeps kids busy for hours and they are so simple to make! Here’s how to make a kids squeeze ball! This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. What’s a Kids Squeeze Ball you ask? Apparently it’s the coolest thing ever, according to my 7 year-old, Dane. You may have also heard them called exercise balls, squishy toys, relaxable balls, stress balls, isoflex balls, stress relievers. . {Read More}

Printable Bedtime Routine Charts

Before Josh and I had kids, we would come home from work at the end of the day, fix something for dinner (or order out), chat about the day, watch a little TV or go on a walk and then head to bed to get a good night’s sleep. Did you catch the key phrase “before kids?” These days, our evenings are a bit more structured. They have to be. My kids thrive off structure and routine. Do yours, too? Today {Read More}

100 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. How’s everyone doing with their Christmas shopping? Believe it or not, I didn’t go shopping on Black Friday this year. The truth is, I haven’t gone since the kids were born. I do most of my Christmas shopping online. Why? Because it’s just easier and I can do it from the comfort of my own home. So, today, is one of my favorite days of the year. . .Cyber Monday! And that’s {Read More}

Tom Turkey Cupcakes

Oh my goodness! How is it November already?! This year has been flying by WAY too fast. I’m starting to think about Thanksgiving – and I’m beginning to stress a little about Christmas. When the holidays approach, I often get a “how am I going to get everything done” feeling before I really even know what I actually need to get done. LOL What a weirdo, right?  Like most years, I’ve made a vow to try and get started a little earlier {Read More}

Polar Bear Cookie Treats

This post has been sponsored by Airheads. All thoughts and opinions are my own.   I may be getting a bit ahead of myself with these Polar Bear Cookie Treats, but let me explain. It’s been cold here. . .and then warm (warm = not freezing at night) and then cold (cold enough to kill the plants on my deck) and then warm (warm enough that the kids don’t need to wear their winter coats to school) and then cold (cold {Read More}

Homemade Cheddar Chicken Strips

Raise your hand if you make a lot of “kid meals.” My husband, Josh, travels a lot, so that means a ton of weeknight meals for just the kids and me. Our children, like a lot of kids in this world, have a short list of foods they request ALL OF THE TIME. In fact, they would be happy to eat these things every night of the week if I would allow it. Here are my kiddos’ Top 5 Kid {Read More}

Old-Fashioned Sloppy Joes

Ahhh. . .let’s reminisce for a bit. Who remembers eating Old-Fashioned Sloppy Joes as a child? I do, I do. I remember eating them at home, at school, at family parties. . . I literally spent a good portion of my existence eating these delicious sandwiches. I really debated on what to call them here on Bitz & Giggles. At home, we call these sandwiches, BBQ. Do you call them BBQ or Sloppy Joes? Please let me know in the comments and {Read More}