On this Mother's Day, let me tell you about the journey of moving my mom in with me. When my son was born, my mom lived about seven hours away by car. She came for his birth and stayed for...
Let's talk for a minute about kids and devices. REAL LIFE POST: Back in September, my oldest son turned 14. He desperately wanted a smart phone. When he was 13, I gave him a flip-phone (best decision ever). It served its...
Pandemic or no pandemic, raising our kids is no easy feat. Many of us might even be going at it alone, but that doesn’t have to be the case. There are tons of dedicated organizations and individuals willing and...
Before my daughter was born, I bought all of the pacifiers and swore that I would do whatever I could to make her a "paci baby" instead of a "thumb-sucking baby". My reason? You can take away a paci,...
I love Easter. I have so many fond memories of Easter at my grandparent's, hunting eggs in my grandfather's small backyard - they were never big or extravagant, but the hunt, the hunt is what I remember. While I long...
If there's one thing that I despise as a mom, it is toy "junk". You know, the cheap toys that only function in one way and get lost or broken within a month. While there are still quite a...
Last year at this time I was celebrating our wedding weekend in Las Vegas. It was the first time in six months that all of my siblings and I had been together, my husband and brother were able to...
Sensory bins have been increasing in popularity over the past few years as creative ideas flood Instagram feeds and Pinterest boards. Essentially, a sensory bin is a tub filled with items that stimulate a young child’s senses, particularly the...
Anyone else struggling with gift-giving for those weird species in our lives known as TEENAGERS? I have TWO of them in my home - and I struggle with getting them gifts all year long - because for some reason they...
They don’t listen. They do what they want. They always need a snack. Listening to reason, what’s that? They need a nap. They need help with their tech devices. Crowds might be overstimulating at times. They have no concept...
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