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The Kid Dictionary

If you've ever experienced something ridiculous, infuriating, or downright unbelievable with your kids and thought "Why isn't there a word for that??", you have to pick up Eric Ruhalter's The Kid Dictionary. Published by Source Books, this hilarious … Continue Reading

Excerpts from the Heart of a Mom

So many parenting books focus on specific things you must do or must not do in order to raise a healthy, well-adjusted child. While those tips can be helpful, sometimes life doesn't go according to plan. It's important that parents center themselves … Continue Reading

Tech 4 Kids

Today I'm excited to tell you about a company that makes some awesome toys for kids! I first met the folks from Tech 4 Kids at the Sweet Suite event while I was in NYC for BlogHer '12. They had some of their favorite items on display and I was lucky … Continue Reading

Fantastic Products at Imagine Toys

Imagine Toys has some fantastic toys that you should definitely take a look at for all the kids on your Christmas shopping list! They were kind enough to send me a Hape Toys Mighty Mixer to review with my boys and we absolutely love … Continue Reading

Christmas Advent Calendar App Review

Today is the traditional start of advent, the season of waiting and preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus. Many families use this time to do fun and meaningful activities with their kids using an advent calendar like the one I made … Continue Reading

FreePrints App Review

How many photos do you take on your phone every year? If you're anything like me, you take a lot of photos that never get shared. Sure, they may get posted to Facebook or Twitter, but they aren't on display in your living room or in scrapbooks or … Continue Reading

Potette 2-in-1 Reusable Liner Review & Giveaway!

If you're anything like me, you want your purchases during the early years to do what they say they'll do and maybe a little bit more. I'm not impressed unless a product can do more than just one thing, so when I heard about the Potette Plus 2-in-1 … Continue Reading

Premama Prenatal Vitamins Review

Isn't it terrible that sometimes the best things for you are the hardest to do? Exercise can be hard to manage, cutting calories can seem almost impossible at times, and remembering to take care of yourself can often fall by the wayside. Pregnant … Continue Reading


Somewhere inside this sleep-deprived, stretchy-pants-wearing mom, there's a girly girl dying to get out. I love makeup and pampering myself, but having a family means that many times I get by with only a checkout aisle Chapstick instead of … Continue Reading

Dance Central 3 for XBOX 360 Kinect Review

I don't mean to brag, but I'm a pretty fantastic dancer. I've got moves, y'all. I can't tell you how many times I've been complimented on my dancing. Oh wait, no I can tell you. Never. Not once. It hasn't happened because I'm lying. I'm a terrible … Continue Reading

I Ate All Your Cookies (and Other Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Kids) – Book Review

There are some things you just can't say to your kids, no matter how badly you want to say them. I Ate All Your Cookies (and Other Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Kids) is a hilarious parenting book by Quinn Conroy that will make you laugh while … Continue Reading

Monkey Mat Review

How many times have you been in this situation?: You're with your kids, you unexpectedly find yourselves at a park or another location where you want to sit for awhile, but you're not entirely comfortable sitting on the ground, grass, or flooring. … Continue Reading

Are you a Clueless Chick?

Tips for The Clueless Chick books

The early days of pregnancy and motherhood are crazy times, y'all. You feel nothing like yourself, you're overjoyed but constantly on the verge of tears or vomit (or both!), and there are so many questions. Sure, there are a lot of resources "out … Continue Reading

Flipper Toothbrush Holder Review

I don't want to freak you out, but your bathroom is filthy. It's not that you don't do a great job cleaning it, it's just that bathrooms are gross. Think about all that happens in there. Wait, scratch that. Let's not think about it, because … Continue Reading

MessMatz Review

As much as I love the idea of crafting and doing activities with my kids, I have to admit that the mess tends to scare me off. I don't want my kitchen table covered in paint or Play-Doh. I don't want glitter stuck to my chairs and hardwood floors and … Continue Reading

Little Pim: Foreign Languages for Kids Review

The idea of teaching foreign languages to young children is a not a new concept, but Little Pim's award-winning foreign language series makes it both fun and possible for children to learn a new language! Little Pim uses the The Entertainment … Continue Reading

iPieces Games for iPad – Review and Giveaway!

iPieces for iPad Review

For families who own an iPad and love board games, iPieces games for iPad are the best of both worlds! I received two iPieces games from Pressman Toy to try out at home, Air Hockey and Fishing Game! To get started, you first download the … Continue Reading

The Beginner’s Bible App for iPad

There's something exciting about seeing stories come to life for your kids. For parents who are active in church and want to pass on Bible stories to their children, The Beginner's Bible has been an excellent tool since 1984. Now The Beginner's Bible … Continue Reading

Highlights Hello

For over 65 years, Highlights for Children has been a staple of early childhood education and entertainment. I'm willing to be that some of your first memories of things you read include reading a Highlights magazine at home or in a doctor's office, … Continue Reading

Kinect 2-way TV Experiences Review

Yesterday I posted a photo to the Facebook Page, explaining that I had won this Xbox 360 Kinect bundle as a prize resulting from my attendance at the Sweet Sweet 2012 party during BlogHer '12, which I wrote about here. I'm so excited to share with … Continue Reading