New! JOHNSON’S HEAD-TO-TOE baby cleansing cloths Make Parents Lives Easier #LittleWonders

I’m a member of the JOHNSON’S® Baby CARES council. I am consistently amazed at how filthy my kids can seemingly get when they play outside. I mean, seriously, was I this dirty when I was a kid? As a former tomboy, I’m sure my mom has her fair share of stories she could share about my kid-like filth, […]

Online Safety this Summer with Net Nanny Internet Protection #NNSummer

This is a sponsored post for Net Nanny Internet Protection Software. It’s June, hooray!🎉Summer is so close, you can just about taste it – the snow cones, the s’mores by the fire, the over chlorinated skin… ahhh, summer! We’ve already been hitting the pool like it’s our job, especially since we experienced a lot of rain recently. […]

Handling Tough Topics for Kids on Netflix #StreamTeam

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. If you’ve ever tried to talk to your children about peer pressure or talk to them about not being so obsessed with their cell phone all the time, you’ll know that addressing tough topics with your kids can be hard. Even with the littlest ones, it’s not always easy […]

Help Kids Create Their Own Destiny #streamteam

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. Have you ever asked your child/ren what they want to be when they grow up? “Someday, I want to be…” or “Someday, I will…” – those are a couple of GREAT questions to ask about their hopes and dreams for their futures. Netflix has some wonderful selections […]

How to Repurpose Easter Baskets

Baskets in all shapes and sizes make me happy. To me, there is no better medium with which to organize than using baskets. They’re so pretty, functional, versatile, and sturdy. Each year on Easter, we crack open the stored box of my children’s baskets, dust them off, prettify them while packing them with goodies to […]

Toddler Play Felt Tree Craft

Are you looking for a solution to the Toddler Kills the Tree™ syndrome? Welcome guest contributor Kristin, mother to five, who has a really smart and cute idea she implemented in her home I just had to have her share with you! I love Christmas. Like, really really love it. As in, I’m-looking-for-Christmas-things-on-Pinterest-in-July kind-of love it. […]

Cosmic or Divine Intervention? Take Two

Good gravy, people. Yesterday, something happened that gave me chills. Something that practically mirrored what happened almost two years ago, when I wrote a story about a chain of events that happened that made me question my beliefs on whether or not something else is truly “out there.” Divine intervention, if you will. This story begins […]

My Right Hand Baby {Video}

I turn the corner in the kitchen, and she immediately begins to wail. She has to have me in her sights every waking moment, or else, she’s a massive pile of whimpering infant. I have never, ever had a baby this attached to me so much. It’s almost… foreign to me, the changes between this child and […]

Printable Holiday Savings Bank for Kids

Are your children excited about the upcoming holiday and looking to earn a little extra money to buy something for you or for someone they love? I think the holidays are a great time to teach children about saving money for things to buy, whether for themselves or for others. There’s a lot of spending […]

Top 10 Things Parenting Books Don’t Tell You (and I Wish They Did!)

Oh, if only there was some magical book out there that cracked the “kid” code of all the goofy stuff they constantly do that makes you scratch your head. I’ve compiled a list of the Top Ten things I wish they WOULD put in those parenting books: Why, after you spend your time washing, drying, […]