Mother’s Day Planner Printable

Mother’s day is a celebration of the mothers in your life. This could be your mother, the mother to your kids, the mother to your grandkids or any other mother that needs celebrating. Us moms just want a day to relax, spend some quality time together and know that our family appreciate us. If you’re the one searching for this, you will likely be the person to arrange all this. With this planner, it’ll be easier than you think! Try to involve the kids so that they feel the pride of planning a special day for their mother.

 

Spend Time Together

This day is about spending time as a family, having fun and being relaxed. It’s up to you to figure out the best way for this to happen. Don’t over plan the day but pick 1-3 of the activities listed below to make it a memorable day.  Make sure to take the time to sit and enjoy everyone’s company. My husband allows each kid to pick one activity to do as a family and plans that with that child.  Continue reading “Mother’s Day Planner Printable”

Build Your Own Wraps – Snap Meal Planning

We all love wraps but we all like them our own way. By putting out the ingredients in the middle of the table, we all get to customize our wraps. The Snap Meal Planning printable below will give you some ideas of what you can put out but my suggestion is to raid your fridge, freezer and pantry to find what you need.

When my daughter was young, she was a picky eater. I would plate up her food and she would eat very little of it and then take five steps from the table and ask for a snack. There is nothing more frustrating as a parent than this!! One night I was searching for some help and came across a workshop called “Finally Turn Picky Eating Around” from Your Kids Table. I found this course extremely helpful. The two most helpful tips that I took away were to serve at least one preferred food per meal and to serve your food family style. Once I started putting all the food in the middle of the table, the kids could pick the food that they wanted to eat instead of what I told him to eat. This shifted the control of their eating to them and since we’ve started this, they’ve started to try new foods on their own.

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Applesauce Waffles – Snap Recipe Planning

For 2018 I needed to find some motivation with my meal planning.  I have been struggling with what to make for meals and it’s become a task that I dread.  I never realized that feeding four people would take so much time and energy. School lunches and dinner have been very basic in the past few months. I needed help to turn meal planning into an enjoyable (well maybe that’s too far…not dreadful) task!

I am a visual person so I had a thought that I would make recipe cards with pictures that I can print out at the photo lab on a standard 4X6 print photo. These would be low cost at around 20¢ each and would last for as long as I don’t get them too dirty! Then on the weekend, we would go through them and as a family we can decide what we would like to eat for the upcoming week.  I could even bring them to the grocery store to buy the ingredients. Continue reading “Applesauce Waffles – Snap Recipe Planning”