Ultimate Blog Party

Ultimate Blog Party 2013

This week I am participating in the Ultimate Blog Party as a way to meet up with some new and fabulous bloggers.

If you are here because of the party, welcome!

Let me tell you a bit about me and my blog. :)

Mama and My Boys

I’m a mom of 4 boys, which also makes me a nurse, referee, taxi driver,teacher, party planner, story teller, barber, dietician, baker, ATM, maid, personal shopper, jungle gym, coach, puppeteer, motivator and negotiator.  Oh, and don’t forget bummy wiper which is a job I will gladly give to anyone who wants it.  Any takers?

When I get a moment to myself (ha, ha, that’s a good one)  I like to sing, play the piano and guitar and relax with a good book.

Having four boys has made me realize that life doesn’t always go as planned, children don’t always act the way we would hope and houses definitely do not stay put together for very long.

But, I’ve learned over the years that spontaneity can be fun,  children’s mood swings can lead to patient mommies (I’ve learned that one the hard way)  and messy houses can be a sign of memories in the making (at least that’s what I keep telling myself).

I started this blog as a way to share ideas designed just for boys.  I share stories of my crazy life in a house full of boys as well as crafts, activities, fun food, party ideas, science projects, etc.  And I throw in a bit of inspiration for moms because, let’s face it, raising busy, noisy, energetic boys can be a bit overwhelming.

Just to show you around a bit,  some posts you might like are:

What Moms of Boys Know

25 Ways to Get Out of a Mommy Rut

Barnyard Birthday Bash

Angry Birds Birthday Party

5 Activities with Pool Noodles

  If you are a parent to boys I would absolutely love to connect.  You can find me on Facebook, Twitter, Google + and Pinterest.  Or follow me on Bloglovin.

Also, if you are a mom of boy(s) join us in our Facebook group Moms of Boys.  Or if you are a mom of boy(s) who is also working to grow a blog, come on over to the group Mom Bloggers of Boys.   Hope to see you there!

Thank you so much for stopping by!

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About Kara

Hi there! Are you new to The Joys of Boys? If so, WELCOME!!
I’m Kara Lewis and I'm the busy mom of 4 boys. I’m so HAPPY you stopped in.

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I’m looking forward to getting to know you!


  1. Love your blog! I am a mommy to 2 boys, I know how crazy, yet rewarding, it is to be an all boy mom! I am a new follower too :)
    Looking forward to following along!

  2. Yeah for boy moms!!! glad to have met you! looking forward to reading your posts!

  3. It is so nice to meet you! I don’t have as many adorable sons as you but I do have one. I will definitely be visiting your blog again.

  4. Love your blog! Found it hoppin’ around the #UBP13. Are you going to BlogHer13?

  5. Thanks so much for stopping by Mom is the Only Girl! I’m so glad you did! I’m looking forward to checking out the facebook group and Mom Bloggers of Boys!

  6. Hi! Thanks for stopping by Moose Mouse Creations! It seems we have a lot {of boys} in common…Can’t wait to read through your blog!

  7. Hi! I am a mom of 2 boys :) great site! I am stopping by from the blog party. Have a lovely weekend.

  8. Yay.. found you blog hopping around UBP
    You are a fellow las vegas resident tooooo :)
    I cant wait to go around and look through your blog I have a 4 yearold boy :)

    come see me at imust-acheyoumama.blogspot.com

    • Hi Elisa! Yay for Vegas mommy bloggers. :) Would love to stay in touch. Are you in any of the Vegas blogger Facebook groups? I also just started a Facebook group for moms of boys and would love for you to join so we can connect. Let me know if you want the info.

  9. Hi Kara

    Nice to “meet” you! I am a mama of 2 boys (2 and 5), so your blog name really stuck out to me!

    Hope you enjoy the party

  10. So glad to have found you!! Thank you for leaving a comment on my FB page- I also love finding other boy mom bloggers! Oh my goodness, your little band of men looks so sweet- they are all so handsome! I requested to join your FB blogger group and sure hope to get to know you better and stay in touch! Hope you have an awesome week! :)

  11. Hi! I’m stopping by on the Ultimate Blog Party, too. I’m also a mom to 4 boys (ages 2-9 years old) and a blogger at Mom Always Finds Out. My boys can drive me nuts sometimes, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. :) Take care! Nicole

    • Hi Nicole! Thanks for stopping by. It sounds like we have a lot in common. :) I’ve started a group for mom bloggers with boys so we can stay in touch. If you want to join let me know and I’ll hook you up. ;)

  12. Hi there Kara – found you through the UBP2013. My sister and I co-blog and I have three boys and she has one. I see you have some angry bird fans in your family – same here. I love your post on What Moms of Boys Know. All very true :)
    If you get a chance, check out our blog. http://sistersplayinghouse.blogspot.com/2013/04/ultimate-blog-party-2013.html

  13. yay for moms – and boy moms!
    coming over from UBP! pregnant with my first, and hes a boy! i cant wait.

  14. I am a mom to a boy and I just love it! I cannot imagine having 4 boys, my hat goes off to you sister. Love that you blog about things to do for boys. There are too many girly crafts out there and it’s hard enough to get a boy to craft in the first place. Visiting you from UBP.

    ~ Ferly
    Gifts We Use {to grow, love and serve}

    • I love finding boy moms! Yes, 4 is a lot of work. ;) And I totally agree that there isn’t a lot out there for boys. That was ultimately why I started this whole adventure in blogging. Thanks for stopping by!

  15. Thank you for coming by!

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