Steps of Life

    As your children grow, so do you! Here you’ll find, learning tips from other parents just like you to help you along the way!

  • 10 Infused Water Recipes!


    Okay, I’ll admit it – I’m a diet coke lover. I love soda and I drink a ton of it. BUT I am trying to change my ways and drink more water – it’s just better for me all around. I’ve been trying to get outside more with the boys and work up a sweat when I ca

  • 7 Easy Ways to Make Your Toddler Green this Earth Day

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    We all know that going green should be an every day choice, but sometimes special Holidays like Earth Day help those choices become more evident.

  • 25 DIY Gifts for Her


    Happy Easter Weekend, and happy Spring to everyone living in a lovely place like Phoenix! My monthly roundup for Somewhat Simple is live – so head on over and get yourself ideas from 25 DIY Gifts For Her.

  • 6 Good Reasons to Go Hiking with Your Kids


    There are so many reasons why hiking is a good family activity. Here are 6 of my favorite reasons.

  • A naptime Toddler chair makeover


    Any naptime that is longer than an hour is a ‘win’ in my book. Laundry, dishes & dinner prep can be done – or skip all that and you can just work on fun projects! I usually go for the latter. I’ve been known to pick up a few curb finds & to scour thrift s

  • 25 Mother’s Day Crafts!


    Here’s a few crafts that I have rounded up that would be perfect to give as gifts or just to make on the special day! Enjoy!

  • Kitchen Adventures with Kids: FairyTale Food Recipes They’ll go Gaga for!


    One of the best ways to get your kids  to become more adventurous when it comes to food and make to healthier choices  and expand their palette is by letting them experience the process of cooking.

  • Sibling Fights


    How can sibling fights be dealt with effectively and fairly? To answer that question let’s look at sibling conflicts from three perspectives: the physical, the mental and the spiritual perspective.

  • Dying Easter Eggs With Whipped Cream

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    Have you ever tried dying Easter eggs using whipped cream? After seeing a few posts on Pinterest using shaving cream, I wondered if I could swap ‘em.

  • Super Salads For Spring

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    Spring is in the air and we’re challenging you to add a little color to your life. How many of you can eat a salad a day for a week? These salad recipes will make it easy so grab your grocery list and get shopping for the foods that will give you energy t

  • Easter Basket Treats


    If you shop at Target a lot and find yourself buying just about everything in their dollar bins – this is the Easter Basket Treat for you! There’s really not much too it. It’s a simple way to wrap up an Easter treat or even make a last minute gift for a

  • 5 DIY Eco-Friendly Natural Cleaners for your Home

    Don't let spring pass you by before you get the chance to spring clean. You'll love it when you're all done!

  • 5 Things Parent's can do to Help their Anxious Child


    Here are 5 things parent’s can do (or not do) to help their anxious child.

  • 10 Truths About Motherhood


    11 years of being a mom has taught me many lessons. There have been many FAILS. There’s been a few wins. Out of all of the things that I’ve learned, 10 truths about motherhood ring true.

  • Healthy No Marshmallow Rice Krispie Treats - Busy But Healthy


    Healthy No Marshmallow Rice Krispie Treats. They are gluten-free, can be dairy-free & also nut-free! Identical to the original, and much better for you.

  • Easter Pom Pom Chick Tutorial


    Who’s ready for Spring? I sure am. I’m hoping that by decorating for it, Spring will get the hint and stay a while. And these little chicks are the perfect fun and quick project to get started.

  • Outdoor Activities for Infants


    It can be intimidating to take an infant outdoors for a little play time, but with a few simple activities and the right weather, you can get your little one exploring outside! I am always looking for ways (on the nicer days) to get outside with my kids.

  • 10 Different Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs


    Who knew there were so many different ways to dye and decorate eggs?! Way more than that 10 Different Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs that I have for you here, but these were some of my favorites.

  • Goldfish Carrots


    Goldfish Carrots Treat Sacks are the perfect treat for a play date – First off, they’re easy {which is totally my kind of crafting!}  They’re relatively inexpensive, and to top it off…they’re CUTE!

  • Chocolate Chip Slab Cookies - Busy But Healthy

    Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Delicious, easy and gluten-free chocolate chip slab cookies. They are also egg-free, and only 5 ingredients! The perfect crispy chocolate chip cookie.

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