Playing With Purpose

(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post.) When my kids were smaller it was always a joy to sit down on the floor with them and play. I noticed how much they progressed and learned just by playing with their baby toys and crawling around exploring the space around them. Bonding time with them through play … Read more

Safer Car Rides

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. Our family loves road trips, whether it’s to visit family or to discover a new town. In the summer we love to drive with the windows down to enjoy the warm breeze on our way to the beach. In the Fall we enjoy driving through the nearby forest preserves … Read more

March of Dimes Dad

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post , but all thoughts are my own. I am a brother. I am a son. At work I am a manager. When I have time I am a soccer player. We all have many roles in our daily life. My favorite role above all is being a father. I … Read more

10 Things New Parents Learn

I always knew I would be a dad someday. The plan was I would amass a great amount of wisdom and coolness first in order to be ready. Honestly nothing really prepares anyone for parenthood completely. I personally read books and asked around and truth be told when my first son was born I had … Read more

The Promises We Make To Our Children

(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own.) When I first became a mom I remember looking down at my son and instantly falling in love with the little swaddled child in my arms. Even though we had just met, I made many promises to him. Among those were the promise … Read more

Babies “R” Us Happy Places Design Events {Nationwide}

When I found out the gender of my first child I did two things: buy a bunch of blue baby clothes and start planning the nursery. To help with the fun, but often overwhelming, task of designing the nursery, Babies“R”Us is launching a nationwide campaign to help expectant parents and I’m happy to be partnering … Read more

Baby Monitors Get High Tech

(Disclosure: Motorola sent me their baby monitor to review but all thoughts are my own.) At the ages of 4 and 5, my children are old enough to play on their own in our home but young enough that they still occasionally get into things they shouldn’t. We live in a small home and have … Read more

Giving The Gift Of Sleep {Giveaway}

(Disclosure: This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Pampers. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine.) By interviewing over 9,000 moms about what was important for their baby, Pampers found the number one unmet need is a diaper that provides … Read more