Kristina Teaff


11 Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Kids

With your kids home all day during the summer, you're probably wondering why they are starving every 30 minutes. You know when they are in school, they can wait much longer to eat.  I've found...

A Letter to Younger Me

Do you ever wish you could write a letter to your younger self? Twelve years ago, when I was 22 and newly married with no kids, this is what I would say: Dear 12 years...

The Read-Aloud Mom

I’ll admit it. Sometimes I’m just so tired. By the end of the day, I just want to throw my kids in bed and not go through the 2-hour bedtime routine? I mean, am...

Put Your Phone Down or Don’t?

The other day I heard someone comment at a fast-food restaurant about how sad it was that a mom was on her phone while she was watching her kids play on the playground. Do...

The To-Do List Can Wait

My two-year-old still wants one of us to cuddle with him before bed. The other night I was the one that was singing to him. We usually sing hymns, or Twinkle Twinkle or his...
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Making My Kids Happy

This may sound shocking, but I don't believe it's my job to make my kids happy. You probably think I'm a terrible parent, but before you turn me in to CPS, hear me out… It's...

The Comparison Trap

You might have played it. Chances are it's been played on you too. If you're an adult, you probably have experienced the competition and comparison that happens with our friends, family, social media friends,...

Happy Marriage After Kids?

We said, "I do." We had a few great years together pre-kids. We got to spend every evening together, hanging out in the quiet. Going on trips. We did whatever we wanted. And then,...

Why Home School My Kids?

I homeschool my kids. It's not for everyone. It's not "one size fits all" and it's not for every kid or every family. There's no right or wrong way to teach your kids. So before I...

Beauty Hacks + No Toxins. Is it possible?

It’s no secret that I love me some quiet mom time. Some time alone allows me to rejuvenate after the kids go to bed and I head straight to my bath and drop in...