General Parenting

The 10 Best Books For Character Development

The 10 Best Books For Character Development

Character Counts It’s amazing how much kids reflect back the world that surrounds them. I mean, have you ever heard your child say something and realize they got that directly from you? Or the TV? Or a book? Lately I’ve been all too aware of […]

8 Things That Happen After You Have a Baby

8 Things That Happen After You Have a Baby

We talk about pregnancy and childbirth, but what about the things that happen after the baby comes? Here is what you need to know postpartum.

3 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Family Car

3 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Family Car

This is a Sponsored Post. Two years ago I FINALLY traded in my 2003 Honda Accord for the new Buick Encore. I loved the style and new features and it was perfect for all the driving around I had to do with two little ones. […]

Help Your Kids Sleep Without Fear of the Dark With the Night Knights

Help Your Kids Sleep Without Fear of the Dark With the Night Knights

The Night Knights and Nighttime Fears I received the featured products for free in exchange for an honest review. All opinions remain my own. For kids that have a fear of the dark or being alone at night, bedtime routines can get pretty tough. I […]

How to Get Your Free Breast Pump the Easy Way

How to Get Your Free Breast Pump the Easy Way

This post is sponsored by Aeroflow Breastpumps. All opinions remain my own.   Getting Started With Pumping When Reagan was born, I was determined to breastfeed. In fact, it never occurred to me that there would be any problem with the plan. Breastfeeding is free […]

 The Best Way to Read to Your Kids

 The Best Way to Read to Your Kids

We all know how important reading to kids is. It increases literacy, develops vocabulary, models good reading, can increase attention spans, and is linked to higher performance in school across all subjects. Did you know there are some simple strategies for maximizing these benefits? 1. […]

How Becoming a Parent Changes You

How Becoming a Parent Changes You

Having a new baby brings a lot of changes. Here are 5 things you can expect to change.

Connecting With Your Spouse in the Baby Years

Connecting With Your Spouse in the Baby Years

I think it was in Januaryish of 2016 when the tour dates for Hamilton were announced . . . and it was going to be in LA on my birthday . . . in September 2017. Wow that was a long way away. Oh well. […]

What You Need to Know About Guilt-Free Formula Feeding

What You Need to Know About Guilt-Free Formula Feeding

Sometimes the path of feeding babies takes an unexpected turn. As a working mom, breastfeeding became a difficult chore and I still couldn’t keep up. Thankfully, there are some wonderful formula feeding options today.

Why the End of Moana Wrecks You

Why the End of Moana Wrecks You

**The movie came out last year, but still . . . SPOILERS** Disney’s Moana was released on Netflix this summer, which means that I have now watched it approximately 6oo times. And every time that we watch it, I end up ugly crying and excusing […]