The Best NEW Ideas for Family Game Night

Ready to up your Family Game Night game? So were we! For anyone who wished for more family downtime in 2020, I bet you got waaaay more than you bargained for. Covid spikes have brought school closings, work shutdowns, and quarantining. And all that means A LOT (dare I say too much?) family time at home. We needed NEW ideas for family game night. We’d played all of our existing board games to death and were looking for something new […]

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Summer Mom Hacks from SLACKER MOM

(This post contains some affiliate and sponsored links to products we love!) School is out. Summer is in full swing. It’s that time of year when moms everywhere realize that teachers aren’t paid nearly enough. Our kids may be our hearts, our lives, but being with them 24/7 requires patience and energy that even a combination Energizer Bunny/ Mother Theresa couldn’t muster. Summer mom hacks are the little things that make your day easier. And this year is more challenging […]

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SLACKER MOM’s Guide to Road Trips with Kids

This post contains some sponsored products and affiliate links. I only share things I absolutely love and think will make your road trips with kids easier. Summer road trips with kids can inspire both excitement and pure dread for parents. Our family is big on road trips. We regularly do round-trips of 3-4 hours. We’ve done extended trips up to 14 hours away. We’ve had our share of tantrums (both by the kids and the parents!), disasters, and tears. So […]

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Easter Dinner Delivered | With a Giveaway from Burgers’ Smokehouse

Who would have thought that this year we’d be quarantining for Easter?! As you know, I’m the ultimate #SlackerMom and preparing an entire holiday meal for relatives under normal circumstances is waaayy too much work. Our state’s shelter in place order has taken care of the relatives part. (Though we are looking forward to some quality literal FaceTime.) But my husband, kids, and I still want to mark Easter with some kind of tradition. Rather than risk another trip to […]

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How Training Horses is Like Raising Kids | Win a Trip to Pine Ridge Dude Ranch!

Have you ever wanted to visit a real-life dude ranch? We did! And the most striking thing about the whole experience was how I kept learning that training horses is like raising kids…. more or less. But back to that in a second… We went to a dude ranch! If you’ve been a MomCaver for any length of time, you know I’m a city girl at heart. While my husband grew up in the country riding horses, my horseback riding […]

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Ways to Avoid Arguing with Relatives This Holiday | Win Games from The Op

This post is sponsored by our friends at The Op Games. We only share the things we love and use ourselves. Some links are affiliate links. And you can win games from The Op below! It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Well, except for all of the arguing and awkward tense silences that are associated with family gatherings. In our current climate of division, generational divide and strong opinions, it’s wise to come up with some strategies to […]

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Lux Blox Review & Giveaway | Next-Level Building Blocks

This post is sponsored by Lux Blox. We only share kick-ass products that we love and actually use with our MomCavers. All opinions are our own. Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. Read on for our Lux Blox Review! If you don’t have a Lego-obsessed kid, are you really even a #boymom? The holidays are here and as you do your shopping, you are probably not feeling too pumped about purchasing your 78th Lego set which […]

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Holiday Gifts that Keep Kids OFF Screens – And win them all!

Do your kids have a case of the screen zombies? Here’s our roundup of awesome holiday gifts to keep kids OFF screens. This post contains sponsored content and affiliate links, which means when you purchase one of our suggestions, we make a commission at no extra cost to you. VIDEO: Holiday Gifts to Keep Kids OFF Screens Party’n with Plants Just because it’s too cold to garden outside doesn’t mean you can’t “party with plants” inside! Party’n with Plants will […]

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Tough Questions Kids Ask | Funny Video | Sponsored by MEL Chemistry

The average kid asks over 300 questions per day! How do you answer those really tough questions kids ask? How do you explain death to kids? Or how do you explain where babies come from? Or even little things, like white lies necessitated by social niceties? I’m always pretty honest with my kids, allowing for age appropriateness of course. For instance, a 4-year-old might be told babies come out of mommies bellies. But I’m not about to expound on exactly […]

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2019 Back to School Giveaway $400 Jackpot

Whether your kids already went back to school, go back in a couple of weeks, or don’t even start school for a few more years, you have stumbled upon an awesome giveaway for parents with kids of all ages!! We’ve put together a $400 value jackpot featuring 10 amazing prizes – from glasses (or sunnies) to shoes and everything in between (including snack cups and pouches, bike helmet, booster seat, and even a cell phone case)! US residents ages 18+ […]

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