My 3 year old, Spencer, is in Preschool this year. Unlike his big brother, he has ZERO interest in learning his alphabet, numbers, or colors or anything. But he IS learning, whether he likes it or not, and one thing he has learned to do is color … Continue Reading
As the parenting product industry rapidly increases, it's becoming easy to find and buy gifts for moms. But what about the dads?!
DaddyScrubs is a dad-founded and dad-run company that makes fantastic gifts for dads! I met the DaddyScrubs team two … Continue Reading
A few weeks back, I was contacted about reviewing the new Shark Rocket vacuum. Was I interested?? YES! And ohhhh people. Boy, do I love this vacuum!
Okay, here's the official details on this powerful and multi-functional vacuum, followed by my … Continue Reading
It seems like there's some kind of switch that gets flipped in women when they have children. They may have been the most carefree, easy-goes-it person ever, but once that baby is here and YOURS, the worry switch goes from off to on! I never … Continue Reading
Mornings with kids can be hectic. Wait, I take that back. THE ENTIRE DAY can be hectic with kids. Everyone has places to be, things to do, and it's a lot to remember.
Not only do you have to remember it, but you have to get your kids to go along … Continue Reading
Yogurt is one of those foods with so many benefits, for kids and adults. It's one of the first foods you can give to an infant, even adults love it for its digestive benefits, and it's also a great vehicle for getting your kids to eat their fruits … Continue Reading
There is much excitement in my house right now, over something happening during Spring Break of 2014. Our family will be taking our first trip to Walt Disney World, and I am absolutely geeked out and pumped about this!
It has been at least 13 … Continue Reading
Going back to work has been great for me. I did love being a Stay At Home Mom for awhile, but at some point it stopped being fun, started stressing me out, and I began feeling like I was pretty crappy at my non-paying "job", because I wasn't getting … Continue Reading
It snowed today. Just a few little flurries blowing around, but still. Snow.
I'm so not ready for frigid temperatures and what has become synonymous with the change of seasons: runny noses and crusty little faces in my house. I'm constantly … Continue Reading
With our busy two-working-parents schedule, I feel like we really have to work hard to get everyone together to have a relaxing evening at home playing games. We absolutely love playing board games together, but I don't want it to be something that … Continue Reading
It seems like overnight our family moved into this new stage. All of a sudden, our formerly rear-facing kiddos are facing the front and our oldest is even able to use a booster seat! How did that happen?! They grow up so fast, and it's hard to keep … Continue Reading
“Uggghhhhhhhh! I’ve got it! Just…one…more…bag! AGH! Don’t shut that door, here I come!” THUD Who hasn’t done their best bodybuilder impression after returning from the grocery store with 40 bags to get inside?
Everyone wants to do it in one … Continue Reading
Fall is here, and although the days are shorter in terms of daylight, it sure doesn't feel like it! Our lives feel busier than ever, with school, work, and all the extras. But our family (and many others) put eating dinner together as a priority, so … Continue Reading
Ladies, mamas, sometimes we gotta treat ourselves! And while candy and manicures are lovely, they don't last. Why not give yourself a treat that will stick around and make you feel great about yourself?
I was given the opportunity to pick an item … Continue Reading
Goodreads is taunting me. Every time I log on to update my current books I'm reading, it tells me how behind I am on my goal of reading 100 books in 2013. I'm at 42 of 100 right now, so I'm a mere 22 books behind schedule. Oops.
Anyway, since a … Continue Reading
One of my favorite things to do with my boys is snuggle together in bed and read a good book. Whether it's a favorite board book with mostly pictures or a longer chapter book, reading together is something we love to do, especially my oldest, Miles, … Continue Reading
Ready or not, here it comes! Within a few days or weeks, kids everywhere will be back in school, if they aren't already! We've been back in the classroom here in central Kentucky for over two weeks now, and with two kids in a new school, we have a … Continue Reading
Shopping for and choosing snacks that meet my Mom Criteria can be tough. Not only do the snacks I pick for my family need to taste delicious, I also look for healthier options and items that we can all enjoy. The snacks I choose again and again are … Continue Reading