Enter The Mystery Oreo Sweepstakes!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MysteryOREO #CollectiveBias Have you been loving the new OREO flavors as much as I have?! It’s like every time I go to Walmart, I never know which new flavor I might find. With Halloween right around the corner,…

Developmental Milestones: Prepare To Be Amazed!

This post is made possible with support from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program. All opinions are my own. As a mother of three I have found that my parenting has evolved over the years and…

Tips For Getting The Perfect Family Car

This post is sponsored by Cars.com. All comments and opinions are my own. Finding the perfect car for your family is an extremely long and tedious process. There are so many different resources when trying to gather information about what you need to look for when shopping for a new car. I am here today…

Tips For Taking Photos With Your Kid & Dog

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Because of my partnership with Gerber®, my little one is ineligible to win the Gerber Photo Search or a weekly prize, but you may be eligible so make sure you submit a photo of your baby and/or pet!…

Is Your Child Ready For a Cell Phone?

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Republic Wireless. The beginning of August my oldest child started middle school and it suddenly hit me that I was entering an entirely different world of parenting. Before even starting school I knew that I wanted to make sure that I stayed s connected as possible with my daughter…

A Safe Way to Keep The Bugs Away

Compensation was provided by Guardian via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Guardian or Momtrends. #Kroger #WeBeatDEET Our family loves being outdoors and we spent a significant amount of time enjoying our large backyard. Unfortunately with warmer weather we have officially entered mosquito…

How We Remember to Say Thanks to Our Long Distance Family

 A special thanks to Thankr for sponsoring today’s conversation! Living on the opposite side of the country from our entire family comes with a whole lot of obstacles, especially during birthdays and holidays. It use to be so simple to thank grandparents, aunts and uncles when they would gift the kids presents. Every time one…

Lessons From a Former Teen Mom

This post is made possible with support from the Mission List. All opinions are my own. I look at my life now and can’t help but be so incredibly proud of how far my husband and I have come. We have an amazing life with our three healthy children and simply  living the American dream!…

The Parent’s Guide To Buying A Violin

Having a child interested in playing the violin is a dream come true! But it can be really challenging, especially for parents with limited musical background. How do you find perfect string instrument for your little one at the right price? Thanks to Fiddlershop, we can worry a little less now. They created the perfect…

3 Great Parent & Kid Bonding Activities For Home

Are you tired of trying to find things to do with your kids, things that they clearly are not interested in? Bonding with our kids is something that we as parents long for and we truly crave it. The problem is that all of us old farts may not know the best ways of doing…

Tips For Making Your Backyard More Enjoyable

I have partnered with Roundup® For Lawns to help your family get the lawn ready for spring so you can have a yard worth being proud of! One of my least favorite chores is doing the laundry… I absolutely despise every aspect of it. Then one day I was watching a home renovation show and…