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www.blogitlikeitis.com ...two sisters chatting about motherhood and how to stay sane for the first 18 years of it...

Rebekka Ella
When I think back to my childhood, I have many happy memories that pop up in my mind. The ones that have stuck with me though are not the ones where a lot of money was invested, but instead the rea…

family time on a budget... why it's so important! - blog it like it is

When I think back to my childhood, I have many happy memories that pop up in my mind. The ones that have stuck with me though are not the ones where a lot of money was invested, but instead the really special ones are the memories where I spent time with my sisters doing “normal” and “boring” things. Except, they were never “normal” to me and they were anything but “boring”, because we had fun and we laughed and we had to figure out what would make that day adventurous.

Stay at Home Mom | Organizing Life | Mom Life | Parenting Humor |

My crazy Stay-at-Home-Mom schedule - blog it like it is

Stay at Home Mom | Organizing Life | Mom Life | Parenting Humor |

In our family, we feel it is important that our kids appreciate the things they have and understand, at a certain age, how they get the things they have. Both my husband and I have full time jobs outside our home and from an early age on our children made the connection of work = money but of course the value and worth of money is not quite understood yet.

4 ways to teach kids about money - blog it like it is

In our family, we feel it is important that our kids appreciate the things they have and understand, at a certain age, how they get the things they have. Both my husband and I have full time jobs outside our home and from an early age on our children made the connection of work = money but of course the value and worth of money is not quite understood yet.

The three yoga guides that I am listing here are all very unique in their own way and for me it is a nice variety. So depending on the day and how I feel at that time, I select the personality or y…

My favorite YouTube Yoga Guides - blog it like it is

The three yoga guides that I am listing here are all very unique in their own way and for me it is a nice variety. So depending on the day and how I feel at that time, I select the personality or yoga style that feels the best to me at that moment.

My family loves all things that fall into the category Pancakes and Waffles. One of the family favorites, hands down, is when I make Belgian Waffles! The balance of the flavorful dough and the coa…

Belgian Waffles Recipe - blog it like it is

My family loves all things that fall into the category Pancakes and Waffles. It’s just great as a snack or a whole meal. We don’t only eat them as breakfast food, because life is too short to forget to enjoy all the amazing food this world has to offer! And as an added bonus, the whole house smells incredible after cooking them! One of the family favorites, hands down, is when I make Belgian Waffles!The balance of the flavorful dough and the coarse sugar crystals makes it the perfect snack…

Parenting Humor #10 - blog it like it is

Random thoughts that have occured to me during my parenting day...

An easy craft for your toddler to do almost independantly. Great as a gift for relatives or friends!  This craft takes about 20 minutes to make and you only need white paper, painters tape and some colors!

Crafts for Toddlers: Easy to make a beautiful Tape Art gift for relatives

An easy craft for your toddler to do almost independantly. Great as a gift for relatives or friends! This craft takes about 20 minutes to make and you only need white paper, painters tape and some colors!

“Keep left, keep left” is what I silently chant in my head over and over like a mantra as I move downstairs in a ninja style manner.  The mission is the same every morning: wake up early so that I …

Finding Time for yourself as a Parent - Blog it like it is - 2 Moms Blogging

It's important to make time for yourself as a parent, even when it seems like there is no way to spare an extra moment left in the day.

Where does the time fly off to? 24 hours seems like enough time to do it all, but is it really? Here’s how I figured out that on a good day, I have 3 hours left to do all the things that are …

My crazy Stay-at-Home-Mom schedule - blog it like it is

Why are there only 24 hours in a day? That is by far not enough time to complete all the things that I need to and want to get done every day!

Having thrown my share of kids themed parties and having worked at a daycare and kindergarten for several years, let me share with you my best survival tactics on how to throw a themed birthday par…

Planning Themed Kids Parties: The Ultimate Survival Guide

let me share with you my best survival tactics on planning themed kids parties and stay sane enough to do it again the next year.

Kids say the craziest things sometimes… and so do we!

Parenting Humor #2 - blog it like it is

Kids say the craziest things sometimes… and so do we!

Kids say the craziest things sometimes… and so do we!

Parenting Humor #1 - blog it like it is

Kids say the craziest things sometimes... and so do we!

There is so much beauty in this world and if we just stop comparing ourselves to each other and start looking at what we actually see, then there is hope yet that our children might grow up in a world where complete strangers don’t feel the need to bully each other, but instead randomly complement them.

You are Beautiful! - blog it like it is

There is so much beauty in this world and if we just stop comparing ourselves to each other and start looking at what we actually see, then there is hope yet that our children might grow up in a world where complete strangers don’t feel the need to bully each other, but instead randomly complement them.

“…I have always been more of an introvert as they say…. As a child, I was too shy to stand in line by myself to buy something I really wanted like some sweets for example. I would rather choose not to buy anything than doing this for myself. Having two children changed all that.”

Through the Eyes of the "Quiet Child" - blog it like it is

"...I have always been more of an introvert as they say.... As a child, I was too shy to stand in line by myself to buy something I really wanted like some sweets for example. I would rather choose not to buy anything than doing this for myself. Having two children changed all that."