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Mother Essentials: Anne Laraway of Happy Family Organics

If you have a toddler or preschooler in your home, chances are, you might have a product (or ten…) by Happy Family Organics in your kitchen (and diaper bag!). Today’s mama, Anne Laraway, is the CEO and “Mom In Chief” of the brand, which aims to make it super simple to feed kids organic, nutrient-dense snacks, while also striving to become a business dedicated to food equity and Net Zero carbon emissions. A New York City resident, Laraway spent some time with her family—including kiddos aged 7, 5, and 2—in her Minneapolis hometown during the pandemic. Recently settled back into NYC city life, she’s sharing over a dozen practical mom-of-3 must-haves—from leggings to Happy Family faves—that are currently getting her...

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Working from Home With Kids: My Best Tips from Years of Practice

When the pandemic started and my (pre-pandemic) article about what you need to know about working remotely got a second life, the number one response I got was: but how do you do it with kids around? Prior to this brave new world we are living in, my answer was: I don’t. You see, although I’ve worked 100% remotely for the last 4 years, and for the better part of the 3 1/2 years before that, I had childcare 99% of the time until 2020. My 3-year-old son was in excellent hands with caregivers who loved and educated him while I was able to focus and work in a quiet, serene house. It was a well-oiled machine and it worked. But, like...

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How to Work from Home & Still Be Involved with Your Kids (It’s Possible!)

So you scored the holy grail of work/life balance by being able to work from home. Yay for you! Except….screech…..your child is six months or older and now knows exactly where you are working in the house. She wants you, only you, and wants to hang on your leg or stand outside your office door crying “Mama” non-stop. You loved the idea of being a part of your child’s daily routine by working from home, but it has turned into a total nightmare because you cannot mentally and physically work full-time and be a mom, especially when you’re paying a babysitter to take the reigns. Don’t give up mamas! Here are some top tips to creating a seamless job and...

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40 Valentines Day Art and Crafts Ideads for Kids

If you are looking for some cute valentines day crafts for kids, you will love these adorable valentine craft ideas. These easy-to-make valentine crafts are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders to make for February 14th. From heart projects to cubpid, valenties for kids to make and more, these valentine art and […] The post 40 Valentines Day Art and Crafts Ideads for Kids appeared first on 123 Homeschool 4 Me.

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How to Teach a Toddler Activity: Free Download

As moms, we sometimes do not feel like we are teachers. Teaching seems more detailed than being a mom. But, the fact is, every mom is a teacher whether you have a teaching degree or not. I know many of us got thrown into teaching our kids with the pandemic. Some saw skills they did […] Click to read the post How to Teach a Toddler Activity: Free Download on The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide.

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