This Kraft Mac & Cheese Ad Will Make You Feel Better as a Parent

Anyone who says they’ve never sworn in front of their kids is lying, according to Melissa Mohr – and pretty much every other mom on the planet. In a new Mother’s Day commercial for Kraft Mac & Cheese, Mohr calls… Continue Reading

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Balls

Whether you are looking for a gluten-free, no-bake, kid-friendly, mom-approved snack, a protein-packed boost before you hit the gym, or a simple grab-and-go treat to get you through the long work-day, this easy recipe is a delicious solution.  Peanut allergy?  No… Continue Reading

We The Fentons: Views From The Family Vlog

Like many kids these days, my 10 year old son Chase is addicted to Youtube.  He’s only allowed to use the iPad on weekends, in common spaces of the house (ie. not alone in his bedroom), and with strict filtering mode… Continue Reading

Slow-Cooker Steak Tacos with Mango Pico De Gallo

It’s Taco night at Casa Fenton!  Slow-cooker steak tacos with mango pico de gallo; one of my fave dinners to make, and a big winner with the kids too, because they love the whole ‘build-your-own’ aspect, and I find that they… Continue Reading

Equal Playing Time: The Fine Line Between Development & Discrimination

My eldest son has always been a soccer player. From the tender age of 3, I’ve done the soccer mom dance, enrolling him in house leagues, and showing up at the pitch every week with my lawn chair and latte… Continue Reading

How We Made A DIY Chalkboard

For years I’ve held onto this stunning old gold wooden frame that once housed a beautiful landscape oil painting over my grandparent’s mantel.  I always loved the frame, but given its size, I could never find the right piece of… Continue Reading