7 Ideas To Help Your Toddler Eat Healthier

By | 2017-05-31T18:01:22+00:00 May 31st, 2017|family, food, health|

What is it with toddlers and their always changing preferences? One week my daughter will eat any and every single thing in sight, the next week she's insistent upon a diet of chicken nuggets and cheese or refuses to eat anything at all. While I try not to stress about it too much, I still work [...]

Major Diaper Savings with Luvs

By | 2017-05-25T10:17:15+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

This review was made possible by iConnect and Luvs. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. One of the biggest budget busters for most families with little ones is diapers. With two littles ones, I'm no stranger to diapers and have been through so many different brands [...]

How To Survive A Road Trip with a Toddler

By | 2017-05-21T20:35:36+00:00 May 21st, 2017|travel|

As summertime rolls in, summer travel is amping up! We are heading on our first road trip of the summer this upcoming weekend with a fun getaway to Toledo for Memorial Day weekend. Heading on a road trip with two little ones (toddler and pre-school age) can feel like a daunting task at times, but with [...]

Mazda CX-9 | A Family Fun SUV

By | 2017-05-15T21:54:52+00:00 May 15th, 2017|dudes, reviews|

Thanks to Mazda, we were able to drive this beauty for the week. It was my first time behind the wheel of a Mazda and I must say, I was pleasantly surprised. First impressions are everything and Mazda nailed it with it’s bold appearance and luxury interior. We used the CX-9 Signature edition running around [...]

Dear Daughter, Always Remember…

By | 2017-05-12T13:15:19+00:00 May 12th, 2017|family|

Do you feel that? There is a major shift thats occurring worldwide (yes, worldwide) when it comes to being a women and it's overwhelming powerful and empowering.  It's no surprise to those that know me well that I lean quite heavily to the left and that the title "feminist" is one that I proudly hold [...]

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Learn to Swim Day with Your Family

By | 2017-05-09T21:11:04+00:00 May 9th, 2017|family, health, Uncategorized|

I feel like I'm a pretty laid-back, non-helicopter parent, but there are a few things that do terrify me as a parent to young children. Those two things are choking and drowning. Did you know that drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children ages one to 14? Nerve-wracking, right? With summer [...]

How to Have a Stress-Free, Mess-Free Mealtime with Toddlers

By | 2017-05-06T14:22:26+00:00 May 6th, 2017|family|

One of my favorite milestones during the baby and toddler years is introducing new foods. I loved seeing my kids reactions and finding new favorite foods that would alleviate a little bit of the mealtime battle we occasionally deal with. While the adventure into solid foods is exciting, unfortunately the mess is not! Below are a [...]

Five Perks of Having Routines for Children

By | 2017-05-02T20:56:06+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|family|

I've found that one of the largest factors to having a smooth, some-what less chaotic day with my children is sticking to a routine. Please note that I said routine, not schedule. A routine allows us to have some flexibility, without the rigidity of a schedule (more about the sequence of events, opposed to time). [...]