Parenting doesn’t come with a handbook…
That makes it even more important that we share the lessons we learn along the way!
Mindful parenting isn’t easy but it’s worth it!
I’m here to help!
When Your Little One Is Afraid Of Monsters
Is your kid afraid of the dark or scared of monsters under their bed? I have some excellent tips for you! This is Fortner Family Tested and Kid Approved!Keep reading
Come Join the Forage!
From now on Fortner Thoughts (this blog and the associated YouTube Channel) will be dedicated to Life Improvement topics. While all of the cooking, baking and healthy eating content will be shared on our new site Fortner Forage!Keep reading
Summer Activities with Kids!
Summer isn’t over just yet so if you have run out of ideas to keep your kids entertained, let me share some of our favorite summer activities.Keep reading
Homemade Pirate Map
This is such a fun and adventurous activity! It’s a great way to get outside and explore!Keep reading
Potty Training Tips
If you are or have been the parent of a toddler you likely know how frustrating potty training can be. I am a firm believer in the child letting you know when they are ready and not pushing it. These tips are what worked for our child. Every child is different and has different needs.…Keep reading
Trying to Conceive Again
Trying to have a baby isn’t as fun when it leaves you feeling defective… If you are struggling to conceive your first or another baby here is my advice.Keep reading
Motherhood POV (Point of View)
Motherhood looks different for everyone and yet somehow unites us all. On this blog, family is the main focus. It maybe delicious meals, parenting tips, self or home improvement inspiration but in the end the goal is to improve life for moms and families of all kinds. I asked several Moms a series of questions…Keep reading
Nature Scavenger Hunt
If you want to inspire some independent play outside of if you need help getting your kids off the screens and outside in the fresh air… I have just the thing!Keep reading
Family Photography Fun
I recently took my toddler on a photography adventure. I got my big camera and she got her little pink one and we went outside to explore. I provided no direction and just let her express herself however she wanted.Keep reading
The Morning Routine of an Exhausted Mom
Like many parents, whether working or stay at home, I spend 99% of my time taking care of others and trying to fulfill their expectations. My morning time is selfish time! No one but me is allowed to dictate what this time looks like!Keep reading
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