Helping Children Develop Healthy Sleep Habits

Thanks to SleepBuddy for sponsoring this post. A good night’s sleep is an important part of a healthy lifestyle for both adults and children but, while adults typically look forward to bedtime (especially those of us who are parents!), many kids don’t see their bed as such a wonderful place. Whether you are transitioning a … Read more

Mommy To “Bee” Gift Basket

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NatureMadePrenatalDHA #CollectiveBias I think that one of life’s greatest blessings is children so it’s no wonder that pregnancy is celebrated like it is in our culture. From baby showers to gifts, moms to be are often overwhelmed … Read more

30 Things You Can Do With 30 Minutes Of “Me” Time

This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. When I started this blog back in 2008, one of it’s main purposes was to give me a creative outlet and a way to make time for myself. I had just become a mom and spent my days alone with my baby so I … Read more

Mom Groups Provide A Lifeline For New Mothers

Thanks to Neighborhood Parents Network for sponsoring this post. The best thing that I did when my boys were younger was join a mom’s group. Though my oldest was just a few months old at the time, I still made it a point to go to every playdate that I could. The reason wasn’t so … Read more

One Thing Boy Moms Should Stock Up On

Thanks to Febreze for sponsoring this post. When I found out I was pregnant for the first time I knew my life was going to be changed forever and, when we discovered it was a boy, I prepared myself for all things “boy”. I realized rough housing was going to be a daily occurrence, messes … Read more

Parents, Now You Can Say Yes To The Drums

Thanks to Yamaha Drums for sponsoring this post. Last year we were looking into starting music lessons when Jacob announced that he wanted to learn to play the drums. The idea of drums sounded fun but when I thought about all of the loud practice time I’d have to endure I quickly steered him to … Read more

How To Brighten Your Child’s Day When They Are Sick

This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare and 20th Century Fox. All thoughts are my own. When my boys are sick there is nothing I wish more than to have the ability to make them feel better. Though I can’t magically cure them, there are a few things that I can do as a mom … Read more

How Parents Can Help Keep Kids Safe Online

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. I read an article in the New York Times recently that said the average age children get a cell phone nowadays is 10 years old. Because of this, children have access to the internet at a young age and we need to be … Read more