parenting

Bee-Stractor Cards *Review & Giveaway*

Bee-Stractor Cards *Review & Giveaway*

If you’ve ever ridden in a car with a child, waited in a checkout line, in an office, or any other waiting/sitting/standing scenario you know that it can be a recipe for disaster. Even the best behaved children can grow restless and devise not so […]

Twooth Timer ~ Make Brushing Fun

Twooth Timer ~ Make Brushing Fun

Amber has always loved brushing her teeth. The problem is that when you’re 3 your attention span isn’t all that long, and after I do a good pass, and then she does a pass she’s ready to be done. This usually takes us about 30 […]

Tuckaroo ~ No More Messy Babies

Tuckaroo ~ No More Messy Babies

This is my mini monster Tyler. He is 18 months old and he is MESSY. And by messy, I mean never-has-a-clean-face…..EVER…..messy. He thinks that he is such a “big boy” now and insists on feeding himself. Usually this results in food everywhere. Especially when his […]

The i Like Book *Review & Giveaway*

The i Like Book *Review & Giveaway*

Here is my review of the i Like Book–I felt that it would be more fun if I could actually “show” it to you all! Be sure to join the in GREAT Mompact giveaway–they’re giving away both an i Like Book and Zatswho Flash Cards […]

Advice for First-Time Moms

Advice for First-Time Moms

On one of the *many* parenting sites I’m a member of/frequent one of the preggo gals was asking for veteran mom advice on labor and delivery and the best and worst baby items. I ended up with a looonnggg reply and so I thought, hey, […]

Shout’s Go Play Initiative

Shout’s Go Play Initiative

  Truly my daughter–Amber is never happier than when absolutely covered in dirt! She’s been this way since she was a little baby. During our “staycation” in Boston the past 2 weeks she had the most fun running around and playing with the fallen leaves, […]

How To Stop Sibling Bickering: Pocket Referee

How To Stop Sibling Bickering: Pocket Referee

  **Update from when we started using it! ** I have a 6 year old and a 3 year old and the “mom I want that toy…..he has it…he won’t give it to me” battles were getting SUPER annoying. I thought I’d give this a […]

Potty Training – Success!

Potty Training – Success!

How I Potty Trained In One Week A week ago I posted about beginning Operation Ditch the Diapers. I’m so excited to report that a week later Amber is what I would consider fully potty trained!!! Woo HOOOOO!!! And how does Amber feel about all […]

Ramblings By A Young SAHM

Ramblings By A Young SAHM

I’m 3 things that don’t seem to go together much in today’s society. I’m 24. I’m a mother of (soon to be) two. I stay at home with my kiddos. Not too long ago all three of these were the norm. Nowadays I’m a breed […]

I’m a Scary Mommy

I’m a Scary Mommy

I believe I’m truly a scary mommy…just look at this picture: Scary right?! That’s me there on the left, and this picture was taken just a little over a month ago, my 18 month old daughter thought it was quite hilarious to see her mom […]