Ah, back to school! It makes Moms everywhere (including me) do a little happy dance! It also means that it’s time for some new projects around the house, the first of which is setting up a homework station for the kids.
It seems like every time I open my mailbox, I find at least one set of coupons from a fast food joint or local restaurant, so the other day I decided to find a way to organize all of those takeout menus and coupons into one place instead of having piles all over my kitchen.
Sort them into a pocket folder like I did with this quick and easy project. Keep it in Continue reading →
My husband and I have a regular tradition of going on date nights. Sometimes we budget extra if we know there’s something going on that will cost a bit more than usual, but we are always on the lookout for inexpensive date night ideas! So here is a list of our top 15 ideas for a date night that won’t break the bank! Continue reading →
The other day I was pouring out cereal for my 8 year old’s breakfast when my husband looked at me and said “Can’t he do that himself?”
I was floored. Of course he could do it himself, I just never thought of telling him to!
I have been a parent for two decades. My brain has been wired over that time to do things for my children because they ask me to or because I have always done those things for them. Something as simple as getting a bowl of cereal became a light bulb moment for me: I am not doing my kids any favors when I don’t allow them to be independent! Continue reading →
You may have noticed that there are some changes going on here at Gignac Fitness.. I’ve decided to change the focus of the blog from fitness and health to organizing and family living, which I am passionate about!
I’ve been working with a top-notch media and design company and we’ll soon unveil our new look and URL!
Don’t get me wrong, I love my kids..but I have days where I fantasize that I’m living on an island, sipping a daiquiri without a care or responsibility in the world. And yes, sometimes I have to remind myself to enjoy them now, because all too soon they will be gone. Sad stuff.
So here is a list of my pros and cons of having children. If you are a parent, you’ll probably be able to relate to this: Continue reading →