Amy Thetford

Amy Thetford is a freelance writer and blogger who homeschools her tribe of tiny humans while pursuing her lifelong dream of becoming a published author. She is fueled by coffee and the desire to do ALL. THE. THINGS. She has the attention span of a squirrel, though she somehow manages to make it through each day with everyone fed and happy (well, mostly happy! Ha!) while striving to make every tomorrow better than the last. You can hear more of what she has to say over at Real Talk with Amy, where she blogs about all things motherhood.
8 Screen-Free Rainy Day Activities to Keep Kids Busy and Engaged Indoors

8 Screen-Free Rainy Day Activities to Keep Kids Busy and Engaged Indoors

When the weather won’t cooperate and the kids are bouncing off the walls, what’s a frustrated mom to do? We all know the importance of our kids getting outdoors and being active. There’s no dispute there. But, sometimes that’s tricky…particularly on days when it’s raining. What do you do then? How about trying some of these screen-free rainy day…

Family Gratitude Jars — A Simple Way to Practice Thankfulness This Holiday Season

Family Gratitude Jars — A Simple Way to Practice Thankfulness This Holiday Season

Family Gratitude Jars — A Simple Way to Practice Thankfulness This Holiday Season When you practice gratitude, you experience mental, physical, and relational benefits (and your kids do too!). According to Psychology Today, expressing gratitude on a regular basis is scientifically proven to improve mental and physical health, sleep, relationships, self-esteem, and more. There are…