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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 sam@simpleeverydaymom.com with any questions, comments or ideas. I can’t wait to meet you!

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Dale

Wednesday 18th of May 2022

You have a lot of neat paper bag puppet templates, BUT I'm not finding a link to take me to your "blog" site to get any of the templates.

Sam

Thursday 19th of May 2022

Sorry it isn't clear! There are forms at the end of each post to enter your email in. Once you do, the link will be sent to you :)

Karen Mervis

Thursday 24th of March 2022

Hi Sam- I teach first grade in GA. we have a nursing home down the street from us. We are a large elementary school. Each class (we have 9 first-grade classrooms) has adopted one of the residents. We send gifts and cards for holidays. I want to have some Easter templates but can't figure out how to get to your blog to download the ones I want (the Bunny Butt in particular). Can you tell me how to do that? Thanks! Karen

email :karen.mervis@cherokeek12.net

Sam

Friday 25th of March 2022

Of course! I just emailed you :)

Sylvette Godin Collette

Saturday 12th of February 2022

Do you offer plans for one year?

Sam

Saturday 12th of February 2022

I'm sorry, I don't understand the question...

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

Sam

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!!

Sam

Tuesday 25th of May 2021

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

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