Seasonal Ideas

40 Elf on The Shelf Ideas, Notes, Poems, and Jokes!

Hillary is one of the original founders of  Great Lakes Bay Moms.  She is a mom of two very energetic and inquisitive boys – who keep her on her toes.  She loves spending time with the husband and two boys, baking, girls nights, shopping and traveling! 40 Elf on The Shelf Ideas Are you one […]

The Lesson Planning Mommy – Merry Christmas!

Hillary, a.k.a The Lesson Planning Mommy, is one of the founders of Great Lakes Bay Moms.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education pre-school through third grade and a Master degree in Elementary Education grades K-8 with a reading endorsement K-12 grade. She loves creating meaningful, mind provoking activities and lessons for kids. […]

Fun and EASY Christmas ornaments to make with your kids!

Hillary is one of the original founders of  Great Lakes Bay Moms.  She is a mom of two very energetic and inquisitive boys – who keep her on her toes.  She loves spending time with the husband and two boys, baking, girls nights, shopping and traveling! Fun and EASY Christmas Ornaments In my family, we […]

Fun gifts to make with your kiddos this holiday season!

Hillary is a mom of two very energetic and inquisitive boys – who keep her on her toes. When not working on Great Lakes Bay Moms or spending time with the hubs and two boys she enjoys rowing on the bay city rowing team, baking, girls nights, shopping and traveling!     Every year I try […]

25 Elf On The Shelf Ideas, Jokes, Poems and Calendar!

Hillary is one of the original founders of  Great Lakes Bay Moms.  She is a mom of two very energetic and inquisitive boys – who keep her on her toes.  She loves spending time with the husband and two boys, baking, girls nights, shopping and traveling! 25 Elf On The Shelf Ideas, Jokes, Poems and […]

The Lesson Planning Mommy – Happy Thanksgiving!

Hillary, a.k.a The Lesson Planning Mommy, is one of the founders of Great Lakes Bay Moms.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education pre-school through third grade and a Master degree in Elementary Education grades K-8 with a reading endorsement K-12 grade. She loves creating meaningful, mind provoking activities and lessons for kids. […]

A New Twist on Halloween Classics: “Pumpkin Carving” and “Fun and Games”

A New Twist on Halloween Classics: “Pumpkin Carving” and “Fun and Games” Written by Traci Jaime PUMPKIN “CARVING”   I don’t know about you but pumpkin carving always seems to be more work than fun. This year, we decided to try something different and it turned out great! My daughter loved being part of the […]

Quick and Inexpensive Thanksgiving Projects: For Kids and Mom too!!

Traci Jaime married her high school sweetheart and currently stays at home, to care for their two young children, in the Great Lakes Bay Region. She is an aspiring children’s book author, who writes her own blog www.adayinmommyhood.blogspot.com, about her experiences as a mother. She is an avid crafter and has recently created a new […]