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Veronica3138

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Veronica Armstrong is a stay at home mother and freelance writer. She lives with her husband and two small children in Cornell University graduate student housing while her husband studies for his MBA. She blogs at CrunchyVTMommy.com about her adventures in natural motherhood, temporary Vermont hiatus, and life as an MBA wife. Veronica is also a hobbyist photographer that likes to express herself through captures of her ordinary and beautifully hectic life. Maple bacon donuts bring her unbridled joy and coffee is her best friend.

5 beauty products that make you look like you slept in

I never get enough sleep. How about you? Although my kids are finally going to bed at an appropriate hour, I'm not. The silence...

5 simple ways to get some alone time

I love my kids. You probably love yours too. They're great but sometimes you need a few minutes to yourself. Everyone deserves a little peace...

Nap Time Workouts. Get fit while the kids sleep.

Before I had kids I was a bonafide gym rat. One hour of cardio in the morning and one hour of weight lifting during...

Sneaking veggies to your kids. Yay or nay?

Know what drives me completely crazy? When people say things like "Well, that's what my mom/grandma/auntie betty did and we turned out okay". That's...

5 DIY Popsicle recipes to beat the heat

I'm in Indiana for the summer and it is HOT. So hot. It's taken me a month but I'm slowly getting used to it....

Sanity Saving Road Trip Tips for Traveling with Kids

After logging over 20,000 miles in less than two years, I am ready to call myself a subject matter expert on taking road trips...

Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Part 1

My husband is a little difficult to shop for. He will pine and drool over the latest tech gadget for months but when he...

Mom Habits You Need to Break NOW!

If you're a mom you know exactly what I'm talking about. Those little habits that nag at you and wear you down every single...

All natural ways to keep your home smelling fresh

I am a recovering candle addict. Before I had kids I spent a shameful amount of money on candles. Fresh linen, summer breeze, honeysuckle...

Homemade Mother’s Day

My husband spoils me rotten. Obviously, I love it but I am a tad greedy. A Rolex would be great. Hey, a girl can...

Perfect recipes for baking with a toddler

My son is almost three. Like most toddlers he is curious about everything. The kitchen is his new wonderland. He loves rummaging through the refrigerator and cupboards and...

Mom Jobs I’d Like to Outsource

Becoming a mother has changed me in many ways. I have never been happier. I adore it BUT if I could outsource a few...