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Apparoo App of the Week / Tic Toc Time

Apparoo App of the Week / Tic Toc Time

This post is in partnership with Apparoo. Trying to find great apps for moms or kids can be hard with so many available. That’s why I’ve partnered with Apparoo – the app discovery service for busy moms. Each week I’ll be sharing the Apparoo App of the Week with you. Very often they’ve negotiated to bringContinue Reading

Apparoo App of the Week / Blinkbuggy Baby Book

Apparoo App of the Week / Blinkbuggy Baby Book

This post is in partnership with Apparoo. How do we always find time to post scrumptious photos of the kiddos via Instagram and Facebook, but somehow never get that long-planned baby book done? For years, I’ve been wanting to put together a book for Jayden and I have failed miserably. Well, guilt-trip no more. Blinkbuggy is an online baby bookContinue Reading

Apparoo App of the Week / Rio Read and Play (official)

Apparoo App of the Week / Rio Read and Play (official)

This post is in partnership with Apparoo. Trying to find great apps for moms or kids can be hard with so many available. That’s why I’ve partnered with Apparoo – the app discovery service for busy moms. Each week I’ll be sharing the Apparoo App of the Week with you. Very often they’ve negotiated toContinue Reading

Lucky Gratitude Pot o’ Gold

Lucky Gratitude Pot o’ Gold

St. Patrick’s Day is next week. It’s normally a holiday we skip over although I love all things gold and rainbow themed. Walmart challenged me to come up with a craft for St. Patrick’s Day and I’m so glad that I did. It was a craft that I had a lot of fun designing (getContinue Reading

Read Across America Day Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Read Across America Day Celebrating Dr. Seuss

When it comes to building a child’s book collection, what are some of the first titles that come to mind? For me, classics by Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss was part of my earliest childhood memories, so of course I’ve made sure that Jayden has his very own collection. As you can tell from the photoContinue Reading

Black History Month: Preserving Our Heritage

Black History Month: Preserving Our Heritage

Jayden is at the age where he is becoming increasingly aware of the differences amongst his peers. He has started noticing and inquiring about his friends with apricot and peach skin tones. He, like my husband when he was his age thought that Mommy and Baby were apricot as well. Cue the history and scienceContinue Reading

Holiday Party Favors / Cinnamon Clove Ornaments

Holiday Party Favors / Cinnamon Clove Ornaments

Looking for a fun craft to do with the littles? How about making Cinnamon Clove Ornaments?! I planned on making these last year and it totally slipped my mind. This year, they were at the top of my list and I am pleased to have knocked them out. They are super easy to make andContinue Reading

Our Winter Haul at OshKosh B’gosh

Our Winter Haul at OshKosh B’gosh

I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for OshKosh B’gosh. I received a gift card to facilitate my shopping trip and to thank me for participating. Cold weather means new clothes… for the boys at least. Jaxon is pretty much set on clothes since he wears Jayden’s hand-me-downs, but JaydenContinue Reading

Parenting Tips: How To Help Your Child Choose A College

Parenting Tips: How To Help Your Child Choose A College

As your child approaches the end of her high school years, searching for the right college to prepare her for a career takes center stage. While she may appear to be delighted at the prospect of moving out and living her life on her own, it’s not time for you to hang up the apronContinue Reading

50′s Day Dapper

50′s Day Dapper

Yesterday was the 50th day of school. In celebration, the kids dressed up and had a Sock Hop. Poodle skirts and hair ties were suggested for the girls, white tees and jeans for the guys. Bore. Snore. Definitely not what I had in mind. Here’s the outfit I quickly put together. He absolutely loved it!Continue Reading

Sponsored Video: Toys “R” Us Surprise Field Trip #WishinAccomplished

Sponsored Video: Toys “R” Us Surprise Field Trip #WishinAccomplished

Have you guys seen the new Toys ‘R’ Us commercial where the kids are on a very uneventful bus ride to the forest? Ranger Brad bores the students with leaf trivia and then surprises them with an enchanting trip to Toys ‘R’ Us. All of the children light up once he reveals his secret. HeContinue Reading

Another Un-Crunchy Moment / Luvs Super Absorbent Leakguards

Another Un-Crunchy Moment / Luvs Super Absorbent Leakguards

Juicy Jax is growing SO fast! His appetite is increasing and so are his wet diapers. During the waking hours, we can monitor his wet diapers, but at night he is prone to leaks. Jaxon is primarily cloth diapered and nighttime prep consists of strapping him up in a big ‘ol dipe with three inserts.Continue Reading

A Lesson From The Watsons go to Birmingham

A Lesson From The Watsons go to Birmingham

Growing up, I remember education playing a huge role in television. Family friendly shows and films were abundant and teachable moments were aplenty. Nowadays, quality family entertainment is hard come by, which is why I have a special appreciation for companies that help fill the void. Walden Family Media is a company that specializes inContinue Reading


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