My Favorite Potty Training Charts and Printables #PottyPartnership #Puppy

This post is sponsored by Pull-Ups® Training Pants. In order to succeed with potty training children, sometimes, you’ve got to make it fun. They’ve only ever known using diapers up until now, and it can be a little intimidating to suddenly use a big potty like a big person – it’s a lot of pressure! But […]

Why I Chose to Potty Train with Pull-Ups® Training Pants #PottyPartnership #Puppy

This post is sponsored by Pull-Ups® Training Pants. You would think that with having eleventy-billion kids that I would have this potty training business down cold, wouldn’t you? But nooooo, Baby V was the toughest of all! (This proves even moms of many need help with potty training, too!) Every trick I had up my sleeve […]

When Toddler Silence is Actually Awesome

A few weeks ago, after having a couple of rough weeks, wellness-wise, here in the Douglas household, the school-age kids were finally back in class, I was starting to feel human again, and the house deserved a proper degermification. I readied my house-cleaning arsenal of cleaners and devices, and I vacuumed every crevice, corner, and carpet […]

Get Out, Get Walking, and Get Active with #walkoutwednesdays

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Omron Healthcare, Inc. Spring, heck yeah! I couldn’t be happier about the Spring weather finally hitting in our area, and being able to look forward to temperate weather almost every day. This little Omron Alvita Wireless Activity Tracker (HJ-327T) that I wrote about previously has inspired me […]

How Big Brother Helps Fill Dad’s Role During Deployment #JohnsonsDaddyDos

I’ve partnered with JOHNSON’S® Baby as an ambassador. My husband readily admits that he’s not the best at “doing hair.” I’m the hair-doer in this household, whether it’s a lattice braid, heart-shaped braid, or other “Hair Experiment.” My husband celebrates when he does a ponytail (it’s kind-of adorable). While he might not style hair the […]

Pre-Deployment Reality Check

Putting away the Valentine’s decorations feels like we’re boxing up love (even though that isn’t what we’re doing, even though it technically is) – we kept it up as late as we could this year. Putting up Easter, a holiday he won’t be here to celebrate, feels so empty and meaningless. I’m simply going through […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W51 & W52} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W49} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W47} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W46} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]