The game or practice is over, so what's the best Post-Practice Snacks for Kids? Have them grab these protein filled foods to fuel their body.

When your kids walk in the door after a practice or a big game there is a pretty good chance they are ravishing! And, they will quickly grab anything and everything in site and start eating away! What a body craves and needs after a workout is to rehydrate with liquids and repair muscles with …

  The minute my feet hit the floor in the morning, I’m headed downstairs to make breakfast.  I love breakfast and my kids seem to be taking after me.  It’s one of the most important meals of the day and many people (like my husband) skip it altogether.  WHY, people!!  There are so many delicious …

Valentine’s Day Hearts and Hugs $550 Giveaway Well, with the weather that most of the country has been having, it seems like this Valentine’s Day will be perfect for cuddling up with someone you love, watching your favorite romantic movie and sharing a giant size box of chocolates. Perhaps you have something a little more …

If your kids are like mine, they are:  A. always hungry B. always in a rush and  C. grabbing food as they walk out the door. Trying to get them to slow down and grab something healthy is a constant battle. They think a handful of pretzels will be enough fuel to get them through …

Soup is always a good meal in the winter and fall!!  Broccoli cheddar is one of my favorites and the best part is that this recipe is quick to make.  It’s really good and even my kids like it. What you need for 30 Minute Broccoli Cheddar Soup: Cookware, Pots/Pants, etc. You’ll Need Here is …

Mac-n-cheese is a staple in our house!  I mean, who doesn’t love a good bowl of macaroni and cheese??  It’s great as a side dish but we often make it a meal.  This slow cooker version is easy and makes a ton.  We have it leftover but it’s also great when you are feeding a …

Use these Free Printable Sports Valentine Cards for your kid's classmates this year!

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I am sure your younger kids are getting anxious to pick out their Valentine’s to give out to their classmates. When my boys were younger, they would always take an entire afternoon to sign and address the perfect Valentine for each classmate. These Free Printable Sports Valentine Cards are perfect for any boy …

If you love yummy , but easy comfort food, you will love this Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken & Noodles Recipe! Sure fire hit with the entire family!

During these long, cold winter days I tend to gravitate towards making comfort food! Something warm and yummy to fill our tummies. I also do all that I can to make meals easy in these winter months.  That means the crockpot is in use 2-3 nights a week. This Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken & Noodles recipe is …

You know when you are on a plane and they tell you that in the case of an emergency,  if you have small children that you need to secure your oxygen mask first?  Well, I think that applies to most situations.  As parents if we don’t take care of ourselves first then we aren’t able to best …

The BIG GAME is coming up and that means a lot of Super Bowl parties!  Hopefully your team came out on top, but either way it’s always more fun to watch the game with family and friends. Football parties can sometimes be a little boring for the kids, so we thought it would be a good idea …

A delicious soup that everyone will love, this Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup is unbelievably easy!

Here we are in the midst of winter and we sports moms are in need of super quick, hearty, filling and most importantly EASY recipes! I am not sure about your family, but we eat a lot of soup in our house during the winter. Our evening are filled with basketball and winter baseball workouts. …

There’s nothing better than a warm meal stewing in the crockpot on a cold day.  The smells fill the house and, to make things even better, dinner can be ready without a ton of energy.  One of our family favorites is chipotle and Dr. Pepper roast.  I found the original recipe in my Pioneer Woman cookbook and modified …

Have kids? Drive carpool? Think it's crazy? Check out these must-do Carpool Organization Tips!

  I have to confess about my current sports situation. We have 3 boys. They all play basketball. Between all 3, they are on 5 teams. Honestly, it’s a bit much. Yes. We over committed. But what is done is done. This means I have to manage getting all 3 kids to practices and games …

The holidays lend to lots of family time! Be sure to enjoy one of these 21 Inspirational Sports Movies on family movie night! There's something for everyone!

The holiday season is filled with tons of family time in our house! The snowy cold mid-western nights lend to many evenings when we have a fire in the fireplace and watch a movie. Of course my sports-driven boys love inspirational sports movies. We have complied a list of 21 Inspirational Sports Movies that your family …

Looking for a fast and easy treat for your new years party? Grab this recipe for easy new years snack mix! You can make it in just 5 minutes!

We are rolling on through the holidays! Up next we celebrate 2015! You might be heading to a party or even hosting one.  There’s also a chance you are planning a quiet family night at home. No matter what you are doing, it’s always fun to have at least a tiny festive celebration! Try this …

This time of year my house seems to start overflowing.  It’s a feeling that our “stuff” is taking up every available space.  We have decorations and gifts and food and…you get the point!  Do you ever feel this way in December?  Well, now is the perfect time to PURGE.  Not only can you get rid …

This post brought to you by Farm Rich. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Sports Mom Survival Guide. If you are anything like me, the holidays mean a lot gatherings and FOOD.  I love to entertain but I don’t necessarily enjoy all the food prep.  I want things that quick and easy …

This time of year we all seem to hunker down in our houses.  It’s also a time where we make and eat the most sweets (at least in our house!).  In a few weeks the kids the will be off of school and before long you might hear the dreaded 5 letter word…BORED.  Why not …

If you’ve ever been a room mom, then you know your big “time to shine ” (and most stressful job) are the parties.  Many schools are limiting what type of food and activities you can bring and it makes our jobs even tougher!  Regardless of if your party food is limited, you can still have a …

Use this Easy & Irresistible Microwave Fudge recipe to make a fast delicious Christmas treat that everyone will rave about.

Holiday baking can be such a time consuming task. I love to arm myself with a number recipes that are not only family favorites, but simple to make. My mom has been making this easy & irresistible microwave fudge every since I can remember. And now this has become one of my kid’s favorites too! …

TruMoo Protein Plus is the best post workout drink for you or your kids!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo Protein Plus. All opinions are 100% mine. Last school year my oldest son started running cross country. Honestly, he’s not really passionate about running, but he is passionate about basketball. Simply put, the cross country season is right before basketball season and he …

Is your athlete trying to develop and improve their sport skill set? Check out this list of Sport Specific Training Equipment!

If your athlete is anything like mine, he or she loves to find new ways to help develop their sport specific skills. Often times a simple accessory is a fairly inexpensive way to allow the athlete to practice a specific skill without the help of another person. A fabulous combination of a simple piece of …

The Thanksgiving meal is over and now the question is what to do with all that leftover turkey! Try one of these delicious 12 Leftover Turkey Recipes!

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, we would love to help you plan ahead a bit! You’re bound to have leftover turkey and will need a plan as to what to do with it! You can grab one of these these super delicious 12 Leftover Turkey Recipes. When you are grocery shopping for your Thanksgiving dinner …

Every year at Thanksgiving I am REQUIRED to bring my grandmother’s cajun corn casserole. 😉  It is always a favorite so I normally double the batch and bring two…which always gets finished!  We have this dish a few times throughout the year but it’s one of those special dishes for us around the holidays, and …

For the past 4 years my family has taken the first 25 day of December and made it all about giving instead of receiving.  When we started doing  this, my youngest was only two and half years old and my oldest was four.  We started out with really easy things and honestly I did most of the tasks …