Common Core- Part 1 How it Started

Hi guys! A few weeks ago Vanessa posted something about how she could see her kids getting dumber as they did their common core math homework, and boy did it ever spark a lot of conversation. We decided we better do a post on this controversial subject matter, so I turned to one person I […]

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Frozen Pre-Order

Hi Guys! I don’t know about you, but my kids are OBSESSED with this movie. So naturally I am looking for the lowest price because I know we will be buying it as soon as it comes out. Right now Amazon has the pre-order for the Frozen (Two-Disc Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy) for […]

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5 More Date Night Ideas

Did you read our last post about date night? I talked about why I go on a WEEKLY date night with my hubby, and shared 5 ideas for doing so. You can find the post here: 5 Date Night Ideas.   Now I want to share 5 more date night ideas, just to help you […]

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And the Winner of Cravings Cupcake Giveaway is…

Thank you for entering our Cravings Cupcakes Giveaway! Don’t forget to visit Alisha at her Facebook page!  Holly email us at travelparenteat@gmail (dot) com to claim your prize! If we don’t hear from you by Saturday 9 am MST, the prize goes to the runner up!

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5 Ways to Teach Kids About Money

My daughter received some money as a gift. It was a substantial amount for her ($60), and she was anxious to spend it. Her brothers eagerly helped her come up with ideas for how to use that money. Candy, toys, clothes, movies, going to a fun center…the ideas kept coming. I noticed none of the […]

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Fruity Valentines: Free Label Download!

So excited about this HEALTHY Valentine’s gift for my kids to take to school. Every holiday they come home from school with loads of candy in their systems and in their backpacks. I’m all for treats at special occasions, but my kids really don’t need 26 pieces of candy in one day. So this year […]

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Healthy Red Velvet Beet Muffins

With all the red velvet goodness going on around the internet lately, I was feeling a little sad. My kids don’t do red food coloring OR refined sugar very well. Like, it makes them INSANE in the membrane! So, I came up with my own healthy version of red velvet muffins. These are dairy free […]

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Chocolate Raspberry Muffins

These are enough to make you drool! I’m eating one as I write this post. OMG! Worth the calories I promise! And they are (surprisingly) not THAT unhealthy. I’m notorious for never having the right ingredients on hand for what I want to make, so I am constantly making up my own substitutions. Sometimes they […]

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Healthy Valentine’s Day Tags

Hi guys, I know some of you are following along with our 14 Days of Love Project, and I am so glad. But I found that I am not really loving adding extra sugar to my kid’s diets. Probably because they already get too many treats as it is. I also know many of you […]

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