Eve Mattress Review – The Best Sleep of My Life!

This is a sponsored review for eve mattress. Have you ever visited a hotel where the mattress was one of the softest most comfortables things EVER? The kind of soft that swallows you into it – where you lose all track of time and suddenly want to bail on your to-do list so you can just […]

Bedtime Battles Solution from Netflix #5MoreMinutes #StreamTeam

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. Do these kids think we’re amateurs or something? Their eyelids hurt? They’ll die of thirst without more water? It’s like a big deja-vu when your own kid starts rattling off the same bedtime excuses you used back in 19-something-or-another. What these little stall-masters don’t understand is […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W26} #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 do […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W22} #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 do […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W16} #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 do […]

Kids Sleep Anywhere – The Stairs Edition

Remember this picture of Baby Dude? And this picture of Super M? Well, their sister has decided to have a crack at this whole “sleeping on the stairs” thing, too. What is it with the stairs, man? -> My kids have a knack for this sleeping anywhere business. Check out my kids sleep anywhere series!

“The Last One” Woes

She climbed onto my lap quite dinosaur-esque, readying her position for some nap-related boob-time. I leaned back into the couch, my trusty heating pad clicked on to a “1” resting against my lower back. Just as I began to open Facebook, I instinctively decided to look down for a second at my baby’s drowsy eyes, […]

Nap Time Rituals {Just Write}

Her little baby nose snores outward the air from her slumber-filled dreams. She is one of tortured sleeper children; one that tosses and turns and flips like a gymnast in her sleep. No matter how warm or cold outside, her hair is always wet and matted with her sweat, my baby sweaty sleeper. Snoreeeee. My […]

Quiet Naps or Loud Ones?

My mother used to always advise people to run a vacuum or turn on a radio when their babies take naps. She would proclaim to anyone who inquired how she’d be as loud as she could, vacuuming while I slept. Why, you might wonder? So  the baby (me) wouldn’t startle and wake before ready. Think […]

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, […]