The Best Homemade Devil’s Food Cupcake Recipe

The Best Homemade Devil's Food Cupcake Recipe

Devil’s food cupcakes are my very favorite. This recipe is so dark and rich, no other cupcakes can compare. This is my go-to recipe for special occasions. If you make this devil’s food cupcake recipe, you will NOT be disappointed. 

The Best Homemade Devil’s Food Cupcake Recipe

A few months ago, we had a daycare home tour in our childcare organization. I served these devil’s food cupcakes and some garden fresh pico de gallo for some fun even snacks. My friends were crazy for these cupcakes and were eager for the recipe, so here it is. Enjoy!

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9 Easy to Grow Vegetables for the First Time Gardener

9 Easy to Grow Vegetables for the First Time Gardener

When you think of a vegetable garden, you probably think of tomatoes. I would say tomatoes are the number one most popular garden vegetable to grow in the home garden. I’m sure it’s because home grown tomatoes are so vastly better than store bought. But tomatoes can be finicky and difficult to grow. What are the easy to grow vegetable favorites for beginners?

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Friendship Soup Activity for Kids

Friendship Soup Activity for Kids

Celebrating friendship is an awesome activity for kids. Relationships and belonging are an important part of development and future school success. It’s important to celebrate friendships and teach kids about how to be a good friend. Building social skills is crucial. This friendship soup is a great way to get kids thinking about others and sharing. It’s healthy too. Even my pickiest kids ate this up because they helped make it and shared ingredients for it.

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Caterpillar and Butterfly Theme for Preschool

Caterpillar and Butterfly Theme for Preschool

Butterfly activities for preschool

Do you long to REALLY teach your kids about nature? Caterpillar and butterfly theme studies can be all crafts, or you can really dive into the science behind these creatures. What’s even better is to do a little of both! I love studying life cycles with my kids and entomology. The younger they learn this the better!

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Gardening for Beginners

Gardening for Beginners

Growing vegetables at home doesn’t have to be complicated. Gardening for beginners can be simple and fun. Home gardening is a great hobby that will give you plenty of fresh air and sunshine. Gardening is also great exercise. The best part of growing your own food is knowing where that food comes from.

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5 Surprising Things That Hurt Kid’s Self-Esteem

5 Surprising Things That Hurt Kid’s Self-Esteem

We all want to be great parents with super confident kids. Build confidence in your kids. We all want our kids to have it. We hear tons about HOW to improve our child’s self-esteem but not much about what can hurt it. When my daughter was young, I planned to be the perfect mother. I always wanted her to feel secure and happy. What I didn’t know is that a lot of what I did that I thought would help, actually hurts kid’s self-esteem. 

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Helping Kids Learn to Get Along

Helping Kids Learn to Get Along

Social skills come naturally to some of us and not to others. It can be tough to teach kids how to get along with other kids. Helping kids learn to get along and build relationships is one of the most important things caregivers can do for them. Social skills are the key to a successful future.

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