Lacy Stroessner

Lacy is a wife, mom, teacher, and dreamer, determined to live a BIG life in a simple way. She writes at Living on Love where she shares inspiration for doing just that. From great recipes and fun projects to adventures in the outdoors and experiences in parenting, Lacy believes in living a meaningful life on a daily basis. In addition to her blog, you can find her on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

8 Tips for Work at Home Moms

I’ve been a work-at-home mom for almost 3 years. With 3 kids and a decent workload, it can be extremely hard to manage. I’ve learned the hard way what works and what doesn’t. Every day, I’m problem solving the to-dos and trying to figure out how to get it all done. Deadlines can’t wait. But neither can crying babies. It’s a constant juggle. Here are 8 tips for work at home moms that might help you be able to manage it all a little bit better…

The Top 20 Baby Names from the Past Decade

Now that another year has come and gone, it’s fun to go back and see what the most popular baby names were. In fact, I thought it would be fun to see what the most popular baby names have been for the past decade! Using the SSA name data, I’ve gathered the top 20 baby names from the past 10 years, for boys and girls alike. Any surprises? Any that you think will gain more popularity again in 2015? Take a look…

6 Potty Training Methods to Choose From

I’ve been where you are. Your little one starts showing signs of wanting to go potty on the toilet, but you’re not quite sure where to start.

The truth is, there is no one perfect method. In fact, what works for one of your kids might not work for your others. As a mom of three, I can attest to this. Depending on a kid’s age, readiness, and temperament, (okay and let’s be honest — willpower!) you’ve got to pick a method that works for them.

Here are some great options.

A Polar Bear Birthday Party

For whatever reason, planning a winter birthday party can be a little harder. When it’s cold outside, there aren’t as many cute options out there. When I first saw this polar bear themed birthday party, I knew I had to share it with you here. It’s the perfect winter birthday party theme for your little guy or gal! Best of all, you can even reuse some of your Christmas decorations to make your polar bear party more festive! Click through to see the cute details…

14 Fun Winter Crafts & Activities for Toddlers

Brrrrr! It’s freezing out there! If you are wondering what to do while you’re cooped up inside during these next cold months, I’ve got you covered! I’ve rounded up the very best winter crafts and activities for little ones. When you’re out of ideas and you need something fun to do to keep everyone happy, these fun winter crafts will come in handy. Best of all, many of these are great for kids of ALL ages! So if you’ve got toddlers, preschoolers, and grade-school kids home because of snow, they can all do something fun together! Enjoy…

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