As parents, we wake up in the morning thinking about what our kids need for the day. We spend the day making sure they are cared for, hoping they learn something new each day, and go to bed planning for what the next day holds. Somewhere in between breakfast and bedtime, we are also managing to fit in general day-to-day responsibilities. This chaos can be exhausting, which is why these 5 tips for a better day are so important. Give a few of them a try! Read more
Looking for the right bathroom look for fall . . . or any time of year, really? Check out this super adorable coral colored bathroom! My daughter absolutely loves it, but I think it’s great for adults, too. I found this lovely look while hunting for the right bathroom setup for the apartment we’re moving into before our house is built (it has two shower/bath combos and we only have one now), and since our move has been a bit delayed I decided to set it up for us to enjoy a bit early. Whether you have a big kid or a tot, this new design will make using the bathroom fun and functional! Read more
One of the things I wish I had done during my pregnancy with S was to keep better track of my growing bump and her first months postpartum with milestone pic cards, so this pregnancy I made my own! Each month Savvy Every Day will release a new set of weekly or monthly pic cards themed to fit the month. This month? Halloween! Keep reading to snag your free digital download of our Halloween Themed baby or pregnancy pic cards —perfect for growing bellies or baby’s first few months! Read more
Finding the right Halloween costume for everyone in the family isn’t always as simple as it seems, which is why picking out themed costumes that work well together can be a parent’s dream! “Where’s Tabitha?” “Oh that’s right she matches me and is over there!” Click through for some super clever family costumes that will have you #winning Halloween at any shindig or trick-or-treat spot you grace with your family’s presence. That’s right, you can finally dress up again— Have fun with it!
Are you seeing Walt Disney’s MOANA when it hits theaters Nov. 23? Whether you’re a fan of the film, or just the kiddos having a few new activities to do this weekend, you’re going to love this free MOANA Activity Pack Download! Keep reading to download the file complete with coloring pages, a memory game, and bookmarks. Read more
Managing to eat breakfast now that the kiddo is in school hasn’t been easy. I get back from school drop off and try to catch up on social media and emails as soon as I can so the next thing I know it’s noon or 1 p.m. already and I haven’t eaten a thing all day. Now that I’m pregnant, I’m trying to be better about getting some sort of breakfast/protein in so I’ve been looking into ways S and I can get the morning nutrition we need without adding too much time to our morning since we’re perpetually “going to be late.” The answer? Smoothies! I’ve created two 5-minute smoothies that I know you’re going to love — A Nourishing Carmel Apple Smoothie for fall (or anytime you want it to feel like fall) and a Peanut Butter Lover Workout Smoothie. Keep reading for the recipes! Read more
Schools have been showing the balloon on the hair trick to teach students about static electricity for some time now. My daughter just learned it in her preschool’s science class last year. But why stop with that and how different conductors can work? Why not show our kids how it can be applied in a creative sense to better the world? Keep reading for a few ways to teach your kids about power with the help of electric vehicles. Read more
Yoga was vital to keeping calm, centered and in shape during my pregnancy with S so I recently started practicing yoga again to avoid being buried in stress this pregnancy. The best part? S can do the yoga with me! Making time for a wellness activity together has allowed me time to workout (finally!) and show S how important taking care of her own wellness really is. Keep reading for a few quick tips to get your family started on their own wellness routine. Read more
From freshened air and welcoming decor, there’s a lot to do before guests come over! But whether you’re putting your home on the market or have visiting friends and family, this list of the top 3 tips for creating a “show bathroom” are sure to take the stress out of happy visits.
There aren’t many options for pregnancy costumes at the store — let alone unique ones— so we’ve rounded up a list of some of the best preggo costumes we’ve seen around social media. Whether you’re looking for an elaborate Halloween costume you can wear out to a party with your partner, a simple outfit for going out solo, or a cute costume to wear while taking the kids trick-or-treating there are plenty of options in this list. Take a peek! Read more