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About Simple Everyday Mom

You Can…

  • Find crafts and activities you love doing with your kids.
  • Rekindle your creativity and develop your children’s creativity without planning for hours on end.
  • Show your children how much you love them with the time you do have available

When you become a member of the Simple Everyday Mom community you’ll find simple ways to have fun with your child each day!

This Is Me

During those early days of motherhood, I remember lying in bed after a long day with my kids just grateful I had made it through one more day. After a deep sigh of relief I would wonder, was I a good mom? I was terrified I wasn’t. I couldn’t ignore the feeling of self-doubt nagging at my mind. How could I raise extraordinary children if I felt ordinary, overwhelmed and devoid of creativity?

I knew if I wanted to know –really know- I wasn’t wasting my day living by my to-do list, something had to change. Gradually I began to focus more time and attention on being fully present with them. We played more. We did crafts together. We cleaned. We even sat down and watched tv together. Over time, I saw our everyday moments were opportunities to foster creativity, teach important values and strengthen our relationship.

I realized there is no magic moment when you instantly teach your children everything they’ll need to know to become exceptional. Those small, seemingly insignificant moments are the steps leading them towards success. I’ve found it incredibly gratifying to see my young boys grow into happy, smart and productive kids. Now I want to help other moms discover how they can implement simple, time-efficient and fun practices in their home to strengthen the bond with their kids, enjoy the little moments, and guide their children along the path to success.

Come Say Hi

Thank you so much for stopping by. You are the reason I’m here so I’d love to hear from you. Send me an email at with any questions, comments or ideas. I can’t wait to meet you!

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Karen (Kay) Stanley-White PT MSCS

Tuesday 31st of August 2021

Absolutely LOVE what you bring to the table! A very grateful Granny and Therapy leader for abled bodied and special needs children at STEP the Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program in New York


Wednesday 1st of September 2021

Thanks so much! I'm glad the ideas are helpful!

Molly Teague

Sunday 23rd of May 2021

I love your first day of school signs! I love that I can edit the year. Do you have that same one in a last day of school? I don’t see one for that. Thank you!!


Tuesday 25th of May 2021

Oh, darn! I don't have a matching one yet. ☹️

Karin Chase

Saturday 15th of May 2021

I love your site. I am a speech teacher who works with the students in an Autistic Classroom to follow directions as a group. I have found that they love to do crafts one day a week, and cooking on the other. Your crafts are amazing. I wanted to do the Llama puppet with the free printable download. I can not find where to download the template. Can you please advise. Thank you,


Monday 17th of May 2021

Thanks so much; I'm glad you're finding them useful! As far as templates, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post you want and the link will be sent to you ?

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