How to Increase Your Child’s Compliant Behavior

How to Increase Compliant Behavior

Anyone out there tired of repeating yourself?   One of my goals this year is to yell less! I tend to escalate quickly as I ask for the second and third tenth time.  “Please brush your teeth” turns into “Get in here and brush your teeth, NOW” quickly.  This request is usually followed by complaints and groans (or worse) from my kids!  In order to make my goal of yelling less a reality, I am bringing back an easy reward system to encourage compliant behavior!  Continue reading

How to Create Lego Storage

DIY Lego Storage

Have you experienced the pain of stepping on a Lego?  Lego sets taking over your house? You are in luck!  I am giving you FREE plans on how to create Lego storage!  You can make a place to store your Legos and create a place for your Lego engineer to create one of his or her amazing creations! Continue reading

How to Make Rustic Candles

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Who wants a project to make your home bright and cheery PLUS unique gifts for family and friends?!?  You are in luck! I recently crafted some rustic candles for my dad’s surprise birthday party (upcoming blog post), and I will share all my “how to” ideas with you NOW! Continue reading

HEALTHY Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

You read that right…HEALTHY Chocolate chip banana muffins!!!  I stumbled upon it when I was looking for clean eating recipes, and it was love at first bite.  These muffins are whole grain, no butter or sugar, and they taste delicious.  My kids love to make them, especially my daughter, and they beg to eat them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Continue reading

Girly Room: Pink, White, and Beautiful

When I heard “It’s a girl”, I knew that there was plenty of shopping and pink in my future!  The originalp1140656 nursery worked for a few years.  BUT, then it was time for the big girl bed and my mind was full of ideas (and Pinterest was full of pins)!  Mr. Doing My Best was happy  to oblige to help implement my Pinterest board of ideas that I had integrated together to make my girl the best room ever!  Continue reading