Once a Month Meals Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts

Whether you’re a Once a Month Meals newbie or a dedicated fan, there are some shortcuts and tips I want to share to make the process a bit easier for you. I’m all about making life (and motherhood) as simple as possible! Here are my top 10 tips for making the once a month freezer cooking process as efficient as it can be. This article originally appeared on my old blog, Townsley Times. If you came here looking for this particular article but thought you were going to a different site, never fear, you’re actually in the right place. 🙂

5 Quick But Meaningful Ways to Connect With Your Kids

One-on-one time. Everyone says having a bunch of kids is bad because you can’t spend quality one-on-one time with each kid each day. I think that mindset is faulty. People act as if alone time is the only way to connect with your kids. Truly, though, it’s not necessary for a child’s development to have alone time with each parent every single day. Quite frankly, that’s not even practical for a family with only two kids. And that is not even addressing the sibling relationships that should be fostered. What to do instead? Well, connecting with your kids is still