3 Spooktacularly Clever Ways to Help Your Young Child Enjoy Halloween

As far as most children understand, Halloween is all about dressing up and candy. But younger children may not always enjoy the spooky sights and sounds that accompany the holiday. As younger kids are still impressionable and have a hard time distinguishing between reality and fantasy, a negative Halloween experience could trigger nightmares and anxieties that could last a pretty long time. Here are some ways to ensure your child is able to better understand Read More

Embracing Who Your Child Was Meant To Be

This post is sponsored by the Center for Parent and Teen Communication.  All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.     Then  Watching with pride as you took those first few steps, never doubting and knowing you would get there in your own time. Laughing together as you begged me to read you the same favorite books over and over again. Smiling from ear to ear as I watch you out on the soccer Read More

Teddy Graham Outdoor Discoveries Sweepstakes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AdventuresWithTeddy #CollectiveBias Do you and your kids love to get outside and explore the world around you? Teddy Graham Outdoor Discoveries, now available at Walmart, are the perfect treat to share with your family! Teddy Graham Discoveries are urging you to get outside and then enter this great sweepstakes for a chance to win all sorts of prizes, Read More

Fall Clean Up: Turning Chores Into a Game

I am not big on allowances and rewarding my kids for household chores. I strongly believe that all of my children should actively participate in household chores in order to teach them independence and responsibility… not to teach them that they get something in return for cleaning up after themselves. I have learned a lot over the years when it comes to this method and have found that making chores fun is always a way Read More

Tips to Help Your Baby Get Better Sleep

Becoming a parent is something that is quite a joyful experience. But, it also brings in a lot of responsibilities. For better growth, the baby will need an appropriate amount of sleep. In case of most of the babies, a problem is seen regarding their sleep. Some of them tend to wake up in the middle of the night which can prove to be detrimental for the baby, and it also means a lesser amount Read More

Serena Ryder Interesting Facts: 15 Things You Might Not Know About the Canadian Musician

Serena Ryder is a dynamic musician with a vocal range that is matched by very few other artists. The Canadian musician has everything that you would love in a musician and she has managed to woe us with several hits. Serena has been singing since she was a child and her rise to fame has been far from a walk in the park for her. The 35-year-old rock has even fought with depression at a Read More

Why You MUST Replace & Maintain CO Alarms

Thank you First Alert for sponsoring this post. Don’t let the beep steal your sleep. Did you know that between 2010–2015, a total of 2,244 deaths resulted from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning? What’s so frightening about carbon monoxide is that it is detectable by humans, there is absolutely know way for us to know my sight and smell alone! Carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless and deadly gas that can be produced by any fuel-burning Read More

The Challenges Faced By Families Fighting Childhood Cancer

This post is made possible with support from Northwestern Mutual. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own. I remember when I was a young girl and finding out that one of my best friend’s little sister was diagnosed with cancer. I was too young at the time to understand how scary that was, but much of what I experienced during those years has given me a better understanding of the challenges Read More

The Comfort of Full Bust Support Nightwear

Nightwear comes in a variety of sizes. All women’s body shapes are different and have diverse body sizes. However, in the last few years, silk lingerie with full bust sales have been on the rise. More and more women are buying larger bust sized and they found them as more comfortable lingerie. Stores are stocking them more than ever and the preference for larger sized bras and chemises is increasing. Full bust lingerie is being showcased Read More

Parenting Through The Lens Of Aging

This post is made possible with support from AARP’s Disrupt Aging. All opinions are my own. #DisruptAging My husband and I were teen parents and brought home our first baby when we were just 19 years old. Through the years I have always felt older and wiser than people my age because I was forced to grow up rather quickly. None the less… I was the youngest mom at play-dates… the youngest parent sitting in Read More

Lessons & Thoughts From a Former Teen Mom

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LetsTalkPlanB #CollectiveBias #ad 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! Some days I find it hard to fathom that we were once two scared teenagers with Read More

The Benefits of Gardening With Your Kids & How To Keep It Simple With Ivory Soap

I have partnered with Ivory Soap to help you simplify life so that you can spend more time on the things that matter most. We purchased our first home this past Fall and have all been patiently waiting for the arrival of Spring so we can start working on the landscaping. I have always loved gardening with my kids and I am so overwhelmed with excitement now that we own our home and are able Read More